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Dr Sean Haughey BA, MA, PhD

Lecturer Institute of Irish Studies


Personal Statement

Sean Haughey was appointed Joint Lecturer in Politics and Irish Studies in 2019. His research focuses on the Northern Ireland Assembly, particularly legislative behaviour and the theory and practice of consociational power-sharing. His wider research interests are in legislative studies, Northern Ireland politics, and devolution in the UK.

Sean completed his ESRC-funded PhD at the University of Liverpool (2019) and is a graduate of Queen’s University Belfast (MA, distinction) and the University of Liverpool (BA, First Class). From 2012 to 2014 he was Assistant Professor at Busan University of Foreign Studies, South Korea.