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Dr Jane Suiter

School of Communications

Name: Dr Jane Suiter
Department: School of Communications
Role: Academic Staff
Phone Number: 01 700 6393
Email Address:
Room: GLA. C169
Campus: DCU Glasnevin Campus

Biographical Details

Jane is Director of the Institute for Future Media and Journalism (FuJo), and Associate Professor in the School of Communications. She is an expert on communication, deliberation and participation and is co-PI on the Irish Citizen Assembly and a member of the ECPR standing group on Democratic Innovations, having also worked on other deliberative events such as the Constitutional Convention and We the Citizens. She is currently PI of a Marie Curie ETN JOLT on harnessing technology for journalism, and has just finished as co-PI on an EPA project on climate change coverage in Irish media and is communications director of a COST project on populist political communication with an emphasis on media and social media. She is a Visiting Fellow at the Reuters Institute at Oxford University.  She is also co-convener of the PSAI specialist group Voters, Parties and Elections with an interest in direct democracy and referendums. Jane is a frequent contributor to broadcast and print media, has given evidence at parliamentary committees and is a former journalist having worked as Economics Editor at The Irish Times and for other papers such as The Sunday Times and Sunday Independent and as a current affairs presenter.

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