Prof Jonathan Tonge BA MA PhD

Professor of Politics Politics

    Research

    Northern Ireland

    Politics of Northern Ireland, parties and elections

    I am very happy to supervise PhDs on Northern Ireland.

    Devolution in the UK

    Politics, parties and elections in Scotland, Wales and England

    The Voting Age debate in the UK

    I am currently running a Leverhulme Trust project (2018-20) examining the debates over lowering the voting age in the UK and am happy to offer supervision on this topic

    Research Grants

    An evaluation of historical and contemporary debates on lowering the voting age

    LEVERHULME TRUST (UK)

    May 2018 - April 2020

    The Northern Ireland 2017 General Election Survey

    ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (ESRC)

    June 2017 - September 2018

    A Membership Survey of the Democratic Unionist Party in Northern Ireland

    LEVERHULME TRUST (UK)

    July 2012 - July 2014

    American Political Science Association 104th annual meeting 2009

    BRITISH ACADEMY (UK)

    September 2009

    The 2010 Northern Ireland General Election Survey.

    ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (ESRC)

    March 2010 - November 2010

    Abandoning historical conflict? Former paramilitaries in Northern Ireland.

    LEVERHULME TRUST (UK)

    January 2006 - December 2007

    The Social and Political Bases of the Orange Order in Northern Ireland.

    ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (ESRC)

    April 2006 - October 2007

    A Theoretical and Empirical Assessment of the Membership, Stategies and Tactics of Dissident Irish Republican Organisations

    ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (ESRC)

    January 2013 - December 2014

    Research Collaborations

    Dr Peter Shirlow

    External: Queens University Belfast

    Leverhulme Trust Project: Abandoning the Past? Paramilitary Prisoners in N Ireland. 78k

    Professor James McAuley

    External: The University of Huddersfield

    Leverhulme Trust funded project (£78,745) Abandoning historical conflict? Former Paramilitaries in Northern Ireland

    Professor James McAuley

    External: The University of Huddersfield

    Economic and Social Research Council funded project (£53,000) on a membership study of the Orange Order in Northern Ireland. Duration 2006-8