School of Law and Government
Academic biographyProfessor Eileen Connolly is a member of the Ireland India Institute in DCU and 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 India, Ireland, the Balkans, and Central Asia. She has also conducted research on gender and politics in sub-Saharan Africa. She is currently researching the political impacts of Brexit on the island of Ireland.
Research interestsgender and politics
women and political representation
post conflict reconstruction