School of Law and Government
Professor of Politics
Academic biographyProfessor (Emeritus) Eileen Connolly was the director of the Ireland India Institute from 2016 to 2020 prior to her retirement. She is a member of that Institute and of DCU's Institute for International Conflict Resolution and Reconstruction. She has conducted research on gender in India, Ireland, the Balkans, and sub-Saharan Africa. She has recently researched the political impacts of Brexit on the island of Ireland. Currently she is researching public policy aspects of the debate on the political future of the island of Ireland. She is not taking on research students at this time.
Research interestsgender and politics
women and political representation
post conflict reconstruction