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Deiric Ó Broin is Head of Social Enterprise and Acting Head of Civic Engagement in Dublin City University, and Senior Research Fellow in the School of Law and Government in DCU where he lectures in Irish politics and public policy.
His research is mainly on Irish politics and public policy particularly the area of local and urban governance. He also works in the areas of public participation and deliberation, civil society involvement in public policy formulation, with a particular focus on the social economy.
Previously, he taught in TU Dublin, Maynooth University and UCD.
His most recent book (edited with Eoin O'Malley), Mayoral Governance in Dublin was published in April 2019.
Other books include Local Governance, Development and Innovation (with David Jacobson) 2017, Social Innovation in Ireland (with Ronaldo Munck and Jordana Corrigan) 2017, Adapting to Climate Change - Governance Challenges (with Peadar Kirby) 2016, Politics, Participation and Power - Civil Society and Public Policy in Ireland (with Mary Murphy) 2013, Local Dublin, Global Dublin - Public Policy in and Evolving City City Region (with David Jacobson) 2010, Power, Dissent and Democracy - Civil Society and the State in Ireland (with Peadar Kirby) 2009, Governing Below the Centre - Local Governance in Ireland (with Eugene Waters) 2017, and Taming the Tiger - Social Exclusion in a Globalised Ireland (with Peadar Kirby and David Jacobson) 2006.
Honours and Awards
|2017||IED Fellowship||Institute of Economic Development|
|2003||Fulbright-Sykes Fellowship||US Department of State|
|2000||UCD Development Office PhD Scholarship||UCD|
|Association||Function||From / To|
|Regional Studies Association (Irish Branch)||Member - Executive Committee||/|
|Political Studies Association of Ireland||Convenor - Local Government Specialist Group||/|
|Committee||Function||From / To|
|Pobal||Chairperson||2018 / 2022|
|Dublin City Local Economic and Community Plan Advisory Group||Member||2016 / 2020|
|Dublin Local Community Development Committee||Member||2016 / 2021|
|Ballymun Town Civic Alliance||Chairperson||2016 / Ongoing|
|Dublin City Social Enterprise Committee||Member||2015 / 2021|
|Pobal||Member - Board of Directors||2013 / 2018|
|DCU Research Ethics Committee||Member||2006 / 2015|
|2009||Keele University||MA||Research Ethics|
|1998||UCD||MA||Economics and Politics|
|1991||TU Dublin||BA (Hons)||Business Studies|
|Other||North Dublin Chamber of Commerce||Member of the Board of Directors|
|Advisory Work||Irish Social Enterprise Network|
|Advisory Work||Northside Community Forum|
|Advisory Work||Department of Rural and Community Development||National Social Enterprise Policy Implementation Group|
Irish politics, local (urban) and regional governance, public policy, social and solidarity economies, public participation, deliberative and participatory democracy.
|2020||Social Enterprise Development||EF5148||Social Enterprise|
|2020||Policy Challenges||LG5007||Policy Challenges|
|2020||The Irish Political System||LG108||The Irish Political System|