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Prof Eileen Connolly

Law and Government

Name: Prof Eileen Connolly
Department: Law and Government
Role: Senior Lecturer
Secondary Role: Senior Lecturer
Phone Number: 01 700 5536
Ext. C217a
Email Address: eileen.connolly@dcu.ie
Room: C217a
Campus: DCU Glasnevin Campus

Biographical Details

Professor Eileen Connolly is Director of the Ireland India Institute in DCU and a member of the School of Law and Government. Her research interests include gender and politics, women's and political representation and post conflict reconstruction.  Prof. Connolly leads the Gender and Political Transition research cluster within DCU's Institute for International Conflict Resolution and Reconstruction - which includes a team of PhD students working in different regions, including Georgia, Moldova, Central Asia and the Caspian region, sub-Saharan Africa and Central America.   Prof. Connolly has led a number of research projects for the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs, official development agency – Irish Aid, including a major study of local civil society organisations in Tanzania, Ethiopia and Central America.  Prof. Connolly was previously Director of DCU's  Centre for International Studies and she was a member of  Executive Committee of the ECPR (European Consortium for Political Research).

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