Associate Professor, University College Dublin
Columnist, Business Post
Special adviser, Mairead McGuinness, EU Commissoner
Assistant Professor, School of Politics and International Relations (UCD), Director of the Dublin European Institiute
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne, Germany.
Max Weber Postdoctoral Fellow, European University Institute (EUI), Florence, Italy, Department of Political and Social Sciences. Advisor: Prof Pepper Culpepper
Lecturer, James Madison University (JMU), Florence, Italy Teaching MA Political Economy course in ‘European Economic and Social Policy’
Researcher, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS), University of Amsterdam (UvA), Netherlands. Comparative project on the social and labour market response to the Eurozone crisis in Germany, Spain, Ireland and the Netherlands. Mentor: Prof Maarten Keune.
Researcher, International Labour Organisation (ILO), Geneva, Switzerland. Research contract to write report for EU-ILO study on ‘the Political Economic Impact of the Eurozone Crisis on Ireland, Italy, Greece, Spain and Portugal.
Teaching Assistant, University College Dublin (UCD), Dublin, Ireland Teaching assistant for courses in comparative political economy, social policy, political philosophy, public policy and research methods.
PhD in Public Policy, University College Dublin (UCD)
Exams: Public Economics, Comparative Political Economy, Policy Analysis, Governance, Research Design, Research Methods.
Title of thesis: The Political Economy of Institutional Change in European Varieties of Capitalism; The Rise and Fall of Centralised Wage Bargaining in Ireland. Dissertation committee: Dr. Niamh Hardiman (dir), Dr. Rolan Erne, Prof Chris Whelan (internal examiner). External examiner: Prof Lucio Baccaro (University of Geneva).
MA (Cum Laude) in Philosophy
University of Amsterdam (UvA)
BA (Hons) in Political Science and Philosophy
University College Dublin (UCD)