John Hogan, Politics Lecturer and DIT, College of Business, Research Fellow

My research focuses on how policy paradigms can help us understand policy development and change, and improve policy measures to ensure transparency and accountability in democracies.

I have consulted with and advised the Irish, Czech, and UK governments, and the EU Parliament and Commission, on matters to do with lobbying regulation, transparency and accountability.

I have published extensively in international political science journals on comparative public policy and lobbying regulation.  I have written and edited a number of books on policy paradigms, global lobbying regulations, Irish politics and society and research methodologies.  I have served on the editorial boards of a number of journals over the years, particularly Policy Studies Organisation journals.  I am also a reviewer for some of the leading political science journals in the world.

I am the director of the Comparative Public Policy section of the Midwest Political Science Association.  I am also a regular panel convener, chair, discussant and participant at the APSA, MPSA and PSA and ECPR conferences.

An IRCHSS Research Fellow for the duration of both my MA and PhD (1999-2001; 2002-2005), I conducted postdoctoral research in the Department of Political Science, Trinity College Dublin.  I have won over half a million euros in research funding.

Formerly a DIT Teaching Fellow, I lecturer on Irish politics and international political economy. I am also a founding director of the DIT Research Centre for Business, Society & Sustainability.  In 2016 I was made a DIT research fellow.

I welcome inquiries from potential research students (research masters or Ph.D) particularly in the areas of policy studies and lobbying regulation policy.

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