Clodagh Harris

Senior Lecturer
O'Rahilly Building
UCC
T: + 353 21 4903472
E: clodagh.harris@ucc.ie

Dr Clodagh Harris* is a senior lecturer in the Department of Government, University College Cork. Her research interests include: democratic theory and practice (particularly deliberative and participatory democracy); democratic innovations; citizen engagement and community education; and the scholarship of teaching and learning in political science.

*Dr Harris  was on maternity leave from Jan 4th 2016 to January 4th 2017

Research

With colleagues in UCC's cleaner production unit and ISS21, Clodagh is co-principal investigator on the Horizon 2020 funded 'Energy System Transition through stakeholder activation, education and skills development' (ENTRUST). This project provides a mapping of Europe's energy system and an in-depth understanding of how human behaviour is shaped by both technological and socio-demographic factors.
In December 2012, she joined the Academic and Legal Advisory team of the Irish Constitutional Convention. Its role was twofold: to assist in the deliberative design and format of the Convention and conduct primary research on the Convention’s deliberative processes and outcomes.
With Professor David Farrell (UCD) and Dr Jane Suiter (DCU), Clodagh is also involved in conducting research on Ireland's current Citizens' Assembly (2016-2018).

Clodagh has been successful in securing funding from Atlantic Philanthropies, the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust, the Department of Foreign Affairs, NAIRTL , the National Forum for the enhancement of teaching and learning and ISS21.

Teaching


Clodagh teaches a range of undergraduate and postgraduate modules on citizen participation, political participation and mobilisation, the changing dynamics of governance, third sector governance, and democratic theories and innovations.

In 2012 Clodagh won a President’s award for her innovation in teaching and learning.
 
Service

 


In 2017, Clodagh was invited to serve on the advisory board of the ESRC funded Citizens' Assembly on Brexit. She was also invited to join the board of UCC's climateLab.

Clodagh also served on the International Scientific Advisory board of ‘We the Citizens (2011)’, which held Ireland’s first Citizens’ Assembly and on the International observer committee of Belgium’s G1000 Citizens’ Summit. She is a member of the Irish Constitutional Convention’s Academic and Legal Advisory Group from 2012-2014.

Clodagh chairs the Department of Government and Politics Quality Committee and has served on a wide range of college and university committees namely Academic Council, Academic board, UCC's Quercus panel on active citizenship, the board of studies for CACE, the teaching and curriculum development committee etc.



She convenes the Political Studies Association of Ireland’s specialist groups on participatory and deliberative democracy and teaching and learning in politics. 

Research Interests

Dr Harris's research interests include: democratic theory and practice (particularly deliberative and participatory democracy); democratic innovations; citizen engagement and community education; and the scholarship of teaching and learning in political science

Her current research projects are:

ENTRUST With colleagues in UCC's cleaner production unit and ISS21, Clodagh is co-principal investigator on the Horizon 2020 funded 'Energy System Transition through stakeholder activation, education and skills development' (ENTRUST). This project provides a mapping of Europe's energy system and an in-depth understanding of how human behaviour is shaped by both technological and socio-demographic factors.

 Ireland’s Constitutional Convention and Citizens' Assembly.  In December 2012, she was invited to join the Academic and Legal Advisory team of the Irish Constitutional Convention. Its role is twofold: to assist in the deliberative design and format of the Convention and conduct primary research on the Convention’s deliberative processes and outcomes.

Research Grants

 ProjectFunding
Body
Start DateEnd DateAward
ENTRUSTHorizon 2020€954,000.00
Inspring, enlightening, engaging, teaching politicis in Irish universities05-JAN-1530-SEP-15€954.00
Ireland's citizen centred constitutional reform process: A review of the Irish Constitutional Convention30-APR-1518-DEC-15€53,188.00
Strategic Research FundUCC Strategic Research Fund15-JUN-1521-DEC-15€4,100.00
Travel Grant.Enterprise Irl17-JUN-1215-JAN-13€1,051.00
Communicating Europe - Department of Foreign AffairsDepartment of Foreign Affairs05-OCT-0924-MAY-10€4,000.00
Active citizenship in the postgraduate classroomNAIRTL06-OCT-0827-APR-09€1,000.00
Beyond the ballot international symposium and e-book.Irish Research Council01-NOV-1124-SEP-12€3,500.00
International symposium - knowledge democracy: Campus EngageOther: Not Listed21-OCT-1305-MAY-14€400.00
Democratic Audit Ireland project - Atlantic PhilanthropiesAtlantic Philanthropies29-NOV-0414-MAR-08€500,000.00
Curriculum development in a multi-cultural settingNAIRTL27-OCT-0827-SEP-09€5,000.00
Symposium on Deliberative Democracy - ISS 21Other: Not Listed01-FEB-1030-MAR-10€1,000.00
Democracy Commission - Joseph Rowntree Charitable TrustOther: Not Listed05-JAN-0430-NOV-05€250,000.00

Peer Reviewed Journals

YearPublication
(2018)'Perspectives on the Seanad Referendum'
Vanessa Liston and Clodagh Harris (2018) 'Perspectives on the Seanad Referendum'. Irish Political Studies, [Details]
(2017)''The challenge of reforming a 'voter-friendly' electoral system: the debates over Ireland's single transferable vote''
David M Farrell, Jane Suiter and Clodagh Harris (2017) ''The challenge of reforming a 'voter-friendly' electoral system: the debates over Ireland's single transferable vote''. Irish Political Studies, 32 (2):293-310 [DOI] [Details]
(2015)'Tools, techniques and training in the teaching of politics in Ireland'
Clodagh Harris and Brid Quinn. (2015) 'Tools, techniques and training in the teaching of politics in Ireland'. Irish Political Studies, 30 (2):255-275 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(2009)'2009 APSA Teaching and Learning Conference Track Summaries: Graduate Education and Professional Development'
Jocelyn Evans, Clodagh Harris, and Christine M. Sierra (2009) '2009 APSA Teaching and Learning Conference Track Summaries: Graduate Education and Professional Development'. PS Political Science and Politics, 42 (3):580-581 [DOI] [Details]
(2013)'Bridging normative democratic theory and internet technologies: A proposal for scaling citizen policy deliberations'
Vanessa Liston, Clodagh Harris, and Mark O’Toole (2013) 'Bridging normative democratic theory and internet technologies: A proposal for scaling citizen policy deliberations'. Policy & Internet, 5 (4):462-485 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(2013)'Rule by the People?Alternative perspectives on citizen participation in democratic policy making'
Clodagh Harris, Gemma M. Carney, and David M.Farrell (2013) 'Rule by the People?Alternative perspectives on citizen participation in democratic policy making'. Administration, 60 (3):201-209 Globe icon [Details]
(2012)'Assessing the relationship between community education, political efficacy and electoral participation - a case study of the asylum seeking community in Cork'
Clodagh Harris and Philip Murphy (2012) 'Assessing the relationship between community education, political efficacy and electoral participation - a case study of the asylum seeking community in Cork'. The Adult Learner: Journal of Adult & Community Education, :44-58 Globe icon [Details]
(2012)'Expanding political science's signature pedagogy: the case for service learning'
Clodagh Harris (2012) 'Expanding political science's signature pedagogy: the case for service learning'. European Political Science, 11 :175-185 [DOI] [Details]
(2011)'Developing a political science curriculum for non-traditional students'
Fiona Buckley, Clodagh Harris, Monica O'Mullane and Theresa Reidy; (2011) 'Developing a political science curriculum for non-traditional students'. European Political Science, 10 (2):248-258 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(2011)'Assessing the merits of deliberative processes in engaging and informing citizens: a case study of a deliberative event on Irish women¿s voices on Europe'
Clodagh Harris and Emmanuelle Schoen Quinlivan (2011) 'Assessing the merits of deliberative processes in engaging and informing citizens: a case study of a deliberative event on Irish women¿s voices on Europe'. Irish Journal of Public Policy, [Details]
(2010)'Active democratic citizenship and service learning in the postgraduate classroom'
Clodagh Harris (2010) 'Active democratic citizenship and service learning in the postgraduate classroom'. Journal of Political Science Education, 6 (3):227-243 [DOI] [Details]
(2008)'The Taskforce on Active Citizenship - a CLEAR analysis'
Clodagh Harris (2008) 'The Taskforce on Active Citizenship - a CLEAR analysis'. Representation, 44 (1):15-26 [DOI] [CORA Link] [Details]
(2005)'Democratic Citizenship Education in Ireland'
Clodagh Harris (2005) 'Democratic Citizenship Education in Ireland'. The Journal of Adult and Community Education In Ireland, :47-53 Globe icon [Details]
(2001)'Does familiarity breed consent? British-Irish relations an the EU'
Clodagh Harris (2001) 'Does familiarity breed consent? British-Irish relations an the EU'. Irish Studies In International Affairs, 12 :203-214 [Details]

Book Chapters

YearPublication
(2018)'Deliberative Mini-publics: Defining and Designing'
Clodagh Harris (2018) 'Deliberative Mini-publics: Defining and Designing' In: The Handbook of Democratic Innovation and Governance. Cheltenham UK and Northampton, MA USA: Edward Elgar. [Details]
(2018)'Ireland's evolving Constitution'
Jane Suiter, David M Farrell and Clodagh Harris (2018) 'Ireland's evolving Constitution' In: Paul Blokker (eds). Constitutional acceleration within the European Union and beyond. London: Routledge. [Details]
(2017)'Bringing people into the heart of Irish constitutional design: The Irish Constitutional Convention 2012-2014'
David Farrell, Clodagh Harris and Jane Suiter (2017) 'Bringing people into the heart of Irish constitutional design: The Irish Constitutional Convention 2012-2014' In: Xenophon Contiades and Alkmene Fotiadou (eds) (eds). Participatory Constitutional Change. London: Routledge. [Details]
(2015)'Best Practices in Professional Development in Graduate Education'
Clodagh Harris (2015) 'Best Practices in Professional Development in Graduate Education' In: John Ishiyama,William J. Miller, and Eszter Simon (Eds) (eds). Handbook of Teaching and Learning in Political Science and International Relations. Northampton: Edward Elgar. Globe icon [Details]
(2015)'The Irish Constitutional Convention: High Legitimacy'
Jane Suiter, David M.Farrell and Clodagh Harris . (2015) 'The Irish Constitutional Convention: High Legitimacy' In: Constitutional Deliberative Democracy in Europe. Essex: ECPR press. Globe icon [Details]
(2015)'The State of Political Science in Ireland'
John Coakley, Clodagh Harris, Michael Laver, and Brid Quin (2015) 'The State of Political Science in Ireland' In: Barbara Krauz-Mozer, Malgorzata Kulakowska, Piotr Borowiec, and Pawel Scigaj (eds). Political Science in Europe at the beginning of the 21st Century. Krakow: Jagiellonian University Press. Globe icon [Details]
(2013)'Digitally enhancing democracy through e-deliberations'
Vanessa Liston, Clodagh Harris, Mark O'Toole, and Margaret Liston (2013) 'Digitally enhancing democracy through e-deliberations' In: Cathy Fowley, Claire English and Sylvie Thouesny (eds) (eds). Internet in the humanities: an insight from Ireland. Dublin: Research-publishing.net. Globe icon [Details]
(2010)'Segregation, Consociation and Reconciliation - what future for Northern Ireland's peace lines'
Clodagh Harris (2010) 'Segregation, Consociation and Reconciliation - what future for Northern Ireland's peace lines' In: Sharon Loree Allen, Anthony Ohalloran, Chengiah Ragaven, Mayra Besosa (eds). Walls, Fences, Borders and Boundaries. Dubuque IA: Kendall Hunt. Globe icon [Details]
(2004)'The Northern Ireland peace process'
Clodagh Harris; (2004) 'The Northern Ireland peace process' In: Political Issues in Ireland today - Collins N & Cradden T (eds). Manchester: Manchester University Press. [Details]

Books

YearPublication
(2007)Power to the People? Assessing democracy in Ireland.
Hughes, I., Clancy, P., Harris, C. and Beetham D. (2007) Power to the People? Assessing democracy in Ireland. Dublin: New Island. [Details]

Edited Books

YearPublication
(2012)Citizens' voices: Experiments in Democratic Renewal and Reform
Carney, G. and Harris, C (Ed.). (2012) Citizens' voices: Experiments in Democratic Renewal and Reform Citizens' voices: Experiments in Democratic Renewal and Reform. Galway: ICSG - E-book. [DOI] [Details]
(2005)Engaging citizens the case for democratic renewal in Ireland, The Report of the Democracy Commission
Clodagh Harris (Ed.). (2005) Engaging citizens the case for democratic renewal in Ireland, The Report of the Democracy Commission Engaging citizens the case for democratic renewal in Ireland, The Report of the Democracy Commission. Dublin: New Island. [CORA Link] [Details]

Conference Publications

YearPublication
(2012)12th European conference on E-government – EJEG
Vanessa Liston, Clodagh Harris, Mark O’Toole and Deirdre Lee (2012) Evolving Substantive notions of representation: the SOWIT deliberative model . In: Mila Gasco eds. 12th European conference on E-government – EJEG , pp.395-403 [Details]
(2009)Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Challenging Assumptions
Fiona Buckley, Clodagh Harris, Monica O'Mullane and Theresa Reidy (2009) Teaching innovations and the challenges of curriculum development for non-traditional university students . In: Jennifer Murphy and Bettie Higgs eds. Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Challenging Assumptions [Details]
(2009)NAIRTL annual conference 2009
Fiona Buckley, Clodagh Harris, Monica O'Mullane and Theresa Reidy; (2009) Teaching innovations and the challenges of curriculum development for non traditional university students NAIRTL annual conference 2009 [Details]
(2009)NAIRTL annual conference
Clodagh Harris (2009) Teaching and learning active citizenship- an investigation of service learning in the postgraduate classroom NAIRTL annual conference [Details]

Book Reviews

YearPublication
(2015)Deliberative Democracy Issues and Cases.
Clodagh Harris (2015) Deliberative Democracy Issues and Cases. Book Reviews Globe icon [Details]
(2013)Resolving Community Conflicts and Problems. Public Deliberation and Sustained Dialogue, Lohman, R.A. and Van Til J. (eds) (2011), Columbia University Press, New York/Chichester, West Sussex, for the Community Development Journal.
Clodagh Harris (2013) Resolving Community Conflicts and Problems. Public Deliberation and Sustained Dialogue, Lohman, R.A. and Van Til J. (eds) (2011), Columbia University Press, New York/Chichester, West Sussex, for the Community Development Journal. Book Reviews [Details]
(2011)Harris C. (2011). The British Polity, Norton P (2011), New York and London: Longman for the Irish Journal of Public Policy, 3 (1).
Harris, Clodagh (2011) Harris C. (2011). The British Polity, Norton P (2011), New York and London: Longman for the Irish Journal of Public Policy, 3 (1). Book Reviews [Details]
(2009)Review of Ireland and the European Union by Laffan, B and O'Mahony J.
Harris, Clodagh; (2009) Review of Ireland and the European Union by Laffan, B and O'Mahony J. West European Politics: Book Reviews [Details]
(2002)Review of Northern Ireland after the Good Friday Agreement, victims, grievance and blame by Morrissey M and Smyth M.
Harris Clodagh; (2002) Review of Northern Ireland after the Good Friday Agreement, victims, grievance and blame by Morrissey M and Smyth M. Irish Political Studies: Book Reviews [Details]

Articles

YearPublication
(2015)Come decider le grandi riforme il caso Irelandese.
Clodagh Harris and Rodolfo Lewanski (2015) Come decider le grandi riforme il caso Irelandese. Italy: Articles Globe icon [Details]

Newspaper Articles

YearPublication
(2010)Brazil inspired people power can transform local politics.
Clodagh Harris; (2010) Brazil inspired people power can transform local politics. The Irish Times: Newspaper Articles Globe icon [Details]
(2008)Onus on politicans to reconnect with the electorate.
Clodagh Harris; (2008) Onus on politicans to reconnect with the electorate. Irish Times: Newspaper Articles [Details]

Guest Speaker

YearPublication
(2015)Participatory Budgeting in Ireland.
Clodagh Harris (2015) Participatory Budgeting in Ireland. Kilkenny: Guest Speaker [Details]

Invited Lectures

YearPublication
(2015)Invited panellist at the launch of the Wheel's People's Conversaton Report.
Clodagh Harris (2015) Invited panellist at the launch of the Wheel's People's Conversaton Report. Dublin: Invited Lectures [Details]

Blog

YearPublication
(2015)Ireland's marriage referendum: A great day for equality and deliberation.
Clodagh Harris (2015) Ireland's marriage referendum: A great day for equality and deliberation. Blog Globe icon [Details]
(2015)Involving ordinary citizens in debate over constitutional reform: the Irish constitutional convention.
David Farrell, Clodagh Harris and Jane Suiter (2015) Involving ordinary citizens in debate over constitutional reform: the Irish constitutional convention. Blog Globe icon [Details]
(2015)Ireland – a world innovator in deliberative democracy?.
Clodagh Harris (2015) Ireland – a world innovator in deliberative democracy?. Blog Globe icon [Details]
(2014)The UK has much to learn from Ireland's Constitituonal Convention.
Clodagh Harris (2014) The UK has much to learn from Ireland's Constitituonal Convention. Blog Globe icon [Details]
(2012)'Power to the people - assessing democracy in Ireland'.
Harris, C. (2012) 'Power to the people - assessing democracy in Ireland'. Blog Globe icon [Details]
(2011)'Why deliberation is important'.
Harris, C. (2011) 'Why deliberation is important'. Blog Globe icon [Details]
(2013)Participatory Budgeting - one way of putting people first.
Clodagh Harris (2013) Participatory Budgeting - one way of putting people first. Blog Globe icon [Details]
(2012)Democratic Innovations for engaging and empowering citizens.
Clodagh Harris (2012) Democratic Innovations for engaging and empowering citizens. Blog Globe icon [Details]
(2012)Citizens' voices:experiments in democratic renewal and reform.
Carney, Gemma and Harris, Clodagh (2012) Citizens' voices:experiments in democratic renewal and reform. Blog Globe icon [Details]
(2011)Deliberative Democracy and political reform.
Carney, Gemma and Harris, Clodagh (2011) Deliberative Democracy and political reform. Blog Globe icon [Details]

Honours and Awards

 YearTitleAwarding Body
2011President's award for research on innovative forms of teaching and learning President's office, UCC
2014Strategic Research Fund UCC

Professional Associations

 AssociationFunctionFrom / To
Ireland's Constitutional Convention Member of the Convention's academic and legal advisory group01-DEC-12 / 31-MAR-14
ESRC funded Citizens' Assembly on Brexit Member of the Advisory Board27-JUL-17 / 16-OCT-17
Belgian G1000 Citizens' Summit International Observer11-NOV-11 / 30-NOV-11
Reformcard.com Member of the Academic Board07-FEB-11 /
'We the Citizens' - Citizens' Assembly Member of the International Scientific Advisory Board10-JAN-11 / 15-JUL-11
PSAI participatory and deliberative democracy specialist group Co-convenor08-OCT-10 / 14-NOV-17
PSAI specialist group on teaching and learning in politics Co-convenor17-OCT-08 /
Political Studies Association of Ireland member of the PSAI's executive committee for 4 years01-APR-98 / 30-DEC-99
Political Studies Association UK Member01-SEP-99 / 30-DEC-99
European Movement Member01-JAN-99 / 30-DEC-99
European Professional Network of the Irish Institute of European Affairs Member01-SEP-00 / 30-DEC-99

Conference Contributions

YearPublication
(2017)Measuring Deliberative Quality in a Constitutional Mini-Public: Perceived Discourse Analysis in the abortion debate of the Irish Citizens' Assembly,
David M Farrell, Jane Suiter, Kevin Cunningham and Clodagh Harris (2017) APSA annual conference. [Oral Presentation], Measuring Deliberative Quality in a Constitutional Mini-Public: Perceived Discourse Analysis in the abortion debate of the Irish Citizens' Assembly, San Francisco . [Details]
(2017)Institutionalising participatory and deliberative democracy,
Clodagh Harris (2017) Ireland's Citizens' Assemblies. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Institutionalising participatory and deliberative democracy, University of Westminster, London , 11-NOV-17 - 11-NOV-17. [Details]
(2017)Measuring epistemic deliberation of difficult subjects: the case of abortion provision in Ireland,
Jane Suiter, David M Farrell, Clodagh Harris and Philip Murphy (2017) Political Studies Association of Ireland annual conference. [Oral Presentation], Measuring epistemic deliberation of difficult subjects: the case of abortion provision in Ireland, Dublin , 13-OCT-17 - 15-OCT-17. [Details]
(2017)Measuring Opinion Change in a Constitutional Mini-Public: Deliberations on Abortion in the Irish Citizens’ Assembly,
David M Farrell, Jane Suiter, Kevin Cunningham and Clodagh Harris (2017) ECPR general conference. [Oral Presentation], Measuring Opinion Change in a Constitutional Mini-Public: Deliberations on Abortion in the Irish Citizens’ Assembly, Oslo , 01-SEP-17 - 04-SEP-17. [Details]
(2017)Mini - publics as a research Tool: Designing citizen ju ries to explore energy futures at the community level in 4 EU states,
Clodagh Harris, Niall Dunphy, Alex Reva, Breffni Lennon, Christine Gaffney and Ger Mullaly (2017) PSAI annual conference. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Mini - publics as a research Tool: Designing citizen ju ries to explore energy futures at the community level in 4 EU states, Dublin . [Details]
(2017)‘Disruptions and Transgressions’, Conference of Irish Geographers 2017,
Clodagh Harris, Niall Dunphy, Gerard Mullally (2017) Designing Mini-Publics for Active & Inclusive Energy Citizenship. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], ‘Disruptions and Transgressions’, Conference of Irish Geographers 2017, University College Cork , 04-MAY-17 - 06-JUL-17. [Details]
(2016)26th Irish Environmental Researchers' Colloquium,
Dunphy NP, Mullally G, Connolly L, McCarthy J, Harris C, Lennon B, Gaffney C (2016) Energy System Transition Through Stakeholder Activation. [Poster Presentation], 26th Irish Environmental Researchers' Colloquium, Limerick, Ireland , 22-MAR-16 - 24-MAR-16. [Details]
(2016)Bringing deliberatin into the heart of the political mainstream: the Irish Constitutional Convention of 2012-14,
David M Farrell, Jane Suiter, Kevin Cunningham and Clodagh Harris (2016) APSA annual conference. [Oral Presentation], Bringing deliberatin into the heart of the political mainstream: the Irish Constitutional Convention of 2012-14, Philadelphia . [Details]
(2016)2nd eseia Conference on Smart and Green Transitions in Cities and Regions,
Mullally G; Dunphy, NP; McCarthy, J; Connolly, l; Harris, C; Lennon, B; and Gaffney, C (2016) Energy Citizenship and Public Engagement in Energy Systems Transformations: Reflections on an Emergent Concept. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], 2nd eseia Conference on Smart and Green Transitions in Cities and Regions, Technical University, Graz, AT , 04-APR-16 - 06-APR-16. [Details]
(2015)Citizens and Constitutions Engaging Citizens in Debates over Constitutional Reform on these Islands,
Clodagh Harris (2015) Ireland a world innovator in deliberative democracy?. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Citizens and Constitutions Engaging Citizens in Debates over Constitutional Reform on these Islands, Dublin , 27-MAR-15 - 27-MAR-15. [Details]
(2015)Deliberative Quality and Ireland's Convention on the Constitution,
Clodagh Harris, David M Farrell and Jane Suiter (2015) APSA annual conference. [Oral Presentation], Deliberative Quality and Ireland's Convention on the Constitution, San Francisco . [Details]
(2015)Ireland, the best little country in the world in which to do deliberation? Deliberative Quality in Ireland's Convention on the Constitution,
Clodagh Harris, David M Farrell and Jane Suiter (2015) Review of the Irish Constitutional Convention. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Ireland, the best little country in the world in which to do deliberation? Deliberative Quality in Ireland's Convention on the Constitution, Dublin . [Details]
(2015)Teaching politics in our universities: inspiring,inciting and enlightening,
Clodagh Harris and Brid Quinn (2015) Conference of the PSAI teaching and learning group. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Teaching politics in our universities: inspiring,inciting and enlightening, Dublin . [Details]
(2015)Deliberative quality and Ireland's Convention on the Constitution,
Clodagh Harris, David M Farrell and Jane Suiter (2015) PSAI annual conference. [Oral Presentation], Deliberative quality and Ireland's Convention on the Constitution, Cork . [Details]
(2015)Its good to talk! Inclusion, equality and deliberation. a gendered analysis of Ireland's Convention on the Constitution,
Clodagh Harris, David M Farrell and Jane Suiter (2015) Review of the Irish Constitutional Convention. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Its good to talk! Inclusion, equality and deliberation. a gendered analysis of Ireland's Convention on the Constitution, Dublin . [Details]
(2015)ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops 2015 (Warsaw),
Clodagh Harris, David M Farrell and Jane Suiter (2015) Innovative, inclusive, and deliberative? Assessing the democratic quality of Ireland’s Convention on the Constitution. [Oral Presentation], ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops 2015 (Warsaw), Warsaw , 30-MAR-15 - 02-APR-15. [Details]
(2014)Democratic Audit Workshop,
Clodagh Harris (2014) Invited to present a paper entitled 'calling for political reform at a time of democratic satisfaction'. [Invited Lectures (Workshops)], Democratic Audit Workshop, Berlin , 10-NOV-14 - 11-NOV-14. [Details]
(2008)Critically Engaged Citizens: Designing Political Education Curricula in Ireland,
Fiona Buckley, Clodagh Harris, Monica O'Mullane and Theresa Reidy (2008) Political Science Curriculum Design. [Invited Seminars/Guest Lectures], Critically Engaged Citizens: Designing Political Education Curricula in Ireland, UCC , 21-NOV-08. [Details]
(2014)Constitutional deliberative democracy workshop,
Jane Suiter, Clodagh Harris, and David M. Farrell (2014) 'The Irish Constitutional Convention: a case of high legitimacy' draft chapter presented at workshop for ECPR book on Constitutional Deliberative Democracy. [Invited Lectures (Workshops)], Constitutional deliberative democracy workshop, Louvain la Neuve , Belgium , 23-OCT-14 - 24-OCT-14. [Details]
(2014)Annual conference of the PSAI,
Clodagh Harris and Brid Quinn. (2014) paper entitled 'teaching political science in Ireland: strategies, techniques and tools'. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Annual conference of the PSAI, Galway , 17-OCT-14. [Details]
(2014)Annual conference of the PSAI,
Suiter, J. , Farrell DM, Harris, C. and O'Malley E. (2014) Paper on 'politicians with citizens: the virtues of mixing deliberative and representative democracy in one institution'. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Annual conference of the PSAI, Galway , 17-OCT-14. [Details]
(2014)Public Law Conference,
Harris, C., Gearty, C & Bailey, J. (2014) Crowdsourcing a UK constitution. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Public Law Conference, Cambridge , 16-SEP-14. [Details]
(2014)Conference of the PSA specialist group on participatory and deliberative democracy,
Harris, C., Farrell, DM, O'Malley, E. & Suiter, J. (2014) Equality of voice? The challenges of achieving inclusion in deliberative innovations. [Oral Presentation], Conference of the PSA specialist group on participatory and deliberative democracy, Newcastle , 10-JUL-14. [Details]
(2014)PSA annual conference,
Clodagh Harris (2014) ‘Designing Mini publics in times of crisis: a comparative analysis’. [Oral Presentation], PSA annual conference, Manchester , 14-APR-14. [Details]
(2014)Symposium on: Towards a Knowledge Democracy: the potential of participatory and deliberative democratic research in applied academy,
Clodagh Harris (2014) Making Political Science relevant: the role for participatory and deliberative democracy’. [Oral Presentation], Symposium on: Towards a Knowledge Democracy: the potential of participatory and deliberative democratic research in applied academy, Dublin , 07-APR-14. [Details]
(2014)Towards a Knowledge Democracy: the potential of participatory and deliberative democratic research in applied academy,
Clodagh Harris and Gemma Carney (2014) Conference of the PSAI specialist group on participatory and deliberative democracy. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Towards a Knowledge Democracy: the potential of participatory and deliberative democratic research in applied academy, Dublin , 07-APR-14. [Details]
(2014)PSA annual conference 2014,
Clodagh Harris and Brid Quinn (2014) ‘Tools, techniques and training in the teaching of Politics in Ireland’. [Oral Presentation], PSA annual conference 2014, Manchester , 16-APR-14. [Details]
(2014)Influence of Magna Carta Workshop,
Gearty, C., Harris, C. & Bailey, J. (2014) How Important Are the Values Entrenched in Magna Carta Today? Evidence from a Crowdsourcing Experiment. [Invited Seminars/Guest Lectures], Influence of Magna Carta Workshop, London , 18-JUN-14. [Details]
(2014)Conference of the PSA specialist group on participatory and deliberative democracy,
Vanessa Liston and Clodagh Harris (2014) Expanding the breadth of public opinion information: Perspectives on the Seanad Referendum. [Oral Presentation], Conference of the PSA specialist group on participatory and deliberative democracy, Newcastle , 11-JUL-14. [Details]
(2014)ECPR general conference,
Suiter, J., Farrell, D.M., O'Malley, E. and Harris, C. (2014) It’s good to talk: Citizen-politician deliberations in Ireland’s Constitutional Convention of 2012-14. [Oral Presentation], ECPR general conference, Glasgow , 03-SEP-14 - 06-SEP-14. [Details]
(2014)ECPR joint sessions,
Suiter, J., Farrell, D.M., O'Malley E. & Harris, C. (2014) The Evolution of Citizens’ Attitudes Towards Questions of Reform: A Study of Attitudinal Shifts Among Members of the Irish Constitutional Convention. [Invited Lectures (Workshops)], ECPR joint sessions, Salamanca , 07-APR-14. [Details]
(2013)Democratic Audits in Comparative Perspective: Approaches, Results, Impact,
Clodagh Harris (2013) Power to the people- assessing democracy in Ireland. [Invited Lectures (Workshops)], Democratic Audits in Comparative Perspective: Approaches, Results, Impact, Leiden , 17-JAN-13 - 19-JAN-13. [Details]
(2012)Beyond the Ballot - Symposium of the Deliberative and Participatory specialist group of the PSAI,
Clodagh Harris (2012) Beyond the Ballot. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Beyond the Ballot - Symposium of the Deliberative and Participatory specialist group of the PSAI, NUI offices, Merrion Square Dublin 2 , 15-MAR-12 - 15-MAR-12. [Details]
(2012)European conference on E-government – EJEG,
Vanessa Liston, Clodagh Harris, Mark O'Toole, and Deirdre Lee (2012) Evolving Substantive notions of representation: the SOWIT deliberative model. [Invited Oral Presentation], European conference on E-government – EJEG, Barcelona , 14-JUN-12 - 15-JUN-12. [Details]
(2012)Deliberation in practice: the use of mini-publics in contemporary democracies,,
Clodagh Harris and Gemma Carney (2012) Deepening and widening democratic engagement: deliberative and participatory innovations in Ireland. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Deliberation in practice: the use of mini-publics in contemporary democracies,, Dublin , 02-NOV-12 - 02-NOV-12. [Details]
(2012)European Consortium for Political Research - Joint sessions,
Vanessa Liston and Clodagh Harris (2012) Harnessing and legitimising public expressions online: a theoretical design for inter-discourse e-deliberation. [Invited Lectures (Workshops)], European Consortium for Political Research - Joint sessions, Antwerp , 10-APR-12 - 15-APR-12. [Details]
(2012)PSA annual conference,
Vanessa Liston, Clodagh Harris, Mark O’Toole and Deirdre Lee (2012) Evaluating discourse representation and meta-consensus in online deliberation using semantic web technology. [Oral Presentation], PSA annual conference, Belfast , 03-APR-12 - 05-APR-12. [Details]
(2012)In defense of politics - PSA annual conference,
Clodagh Harris (2012) Fulfilling their deliberative potential? A comparative analysis of Irish and Canadian Citizens’ Assemblies. [Oral Presentation], In defense of politics - PSA annual conference, Belfast , 03-APR-12 - 05-APR-12. [Details]
(2012)Local Government Reform, Myth or Reality - Regional Studies Association Irish Branch,
Vanessa Liston, Clodagh Harris, and Mark O’Toole (2012) Local Government Reform, Myth or Reality. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Local Government Reform, Myth or Reality - Regional Studies Association Irish Branch, NUI Maynooth , 08-MAR-12 - 08-MAR-12. [Details]
(2012)Deliberative Democracy in Action: Theory, Practice and Evidence,
Vanessa Liston and Clodagh Harris (2012) Scaling up: A normative design for computer-mediated citizen deliberation. [Invited Oral Presentation], Deliberative Democracy in Action: Theory, Practice and Evidence, Turku, Finland , 05-JUN-12 - 07-JUL-12. [Details]
(2011)We the Citizens - Irish Citizens' Assembly,
Clodagh Harris; (2011) Invited expert Witness. [Plenary Lecture], We the Citizens - Irish Citizens' Assembly, Kilmainham hospital, Dublin , 25-JUN-11 - 26-JUN-11. [Details]
(2011)Political Studies Association of Ireland annual conference,
Vanessa Liston, Clodagh Harris, and Mark O'Toole (2011) PSAI annual conference. [Oral Presentation], Political Studies Association of Ireland annual conference, Dublin , 21-OCT-11 - 23-OCT-11. [Details]
(2010)Symposium on deliberative democracy - deliberative democracy from experimentation to deliberation,
Clodagh Harris (2010) Symposium on deliberative democracy. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Symposium on deliberative democracy - deliberative democracy from experimentation to deliberation, Cork , 26-MAR-10 - 26-MAR-10. [Details]
(2010)PSA participatory and deliberative democracy specialist group conference - deliberative and participatory democracy in the UK and Ireland,
Clodagh Harris and Emmanuelle Schoen Quinlivan Emmanuelle; (2010) Deliberative and participatory democracy in the UK and Ireland. [Oral Presentation], PSA participatory and deliberative democracy specialist group conference - deliberative and participatory democracy in the UK and Ireland, Glasgow , 23-JUN-10 - 25-JUN-10. [Details]
(2010)Assocation of legal and social philosophy conference on the future(s) of democratic citizenship,
Clodagh Harris; (2010) ALSP annual conference. [Oral Presentation], Assocation of legal and social philosophy conference on the future(s) of democratic citizenship, Southampton, UK , 08-APR-10 - 10-APR-10. [Details]
(2010)National Adult Literacy Agency - 30th anniversary celebrations,
Clodagh Harris (2010) Plenary Lecture. [Plenary Lecture], National Adult Literacy Agency - 30th anniversary celebrations, Cork , 13-MAR-10 - 13-MAR-10. [Details]
(2010)Political Studies Association of Ireland annual conference - communicating politics,
Clodagh Harris and Emmanuelle Schoen Quinlivan (2010) PSAI annual conference. [Oral Presentation], Political Studies Association of Ireland annual conference - communicating politics, Dublin , 08-OCT-10 - 10-OCT-10. [Details]
(2009)Annual conference of the Political Studies Association of Ireland - political relationships between Britain and Ireland,
Clodagh Harris and Philip Murphy (2009) annual PSAI conference. [Oral Presentation], Annual conference of the Political Studies Association of Ireland - political relationships between Britain and Ireland, Liverpool , 09-OCT-09 - 11-OCT-09. [Details]
(2009)Teaching and learning in political science, challenges and opportunities,
Clodagh Harris; (2009) Teaching and learning in political science , challenges and opportunities. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Teaching and learning in political science, challenges and opportunities, UCC , 10-JUN-09 - 10-JUN-09. [Details]
(2009)Annual Conference of the Educational Studies Association of Ireland,
Fiona Buckley, Clodagh Harris, Monica O'Mullane and Theresa Reidy (2009) Curriculum development for non-traditional university students, fostering intercultural dialogue. [Oral Presentation], Annual Conference of the Educational Studies Association of Ireland, Kilkenny , 01-APR-09 - 01-APR-09. [Details]
(2009)Irish women's voices on Europe,
Clodagh Harris; (2009) Irish women's voices on Europe. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Irish women's voices on Europe, UCC , 01-MAY-09 - 01-MAY-09. [Details]
(2009)Annual conference of the Political Studies Association - challenges for democracy in a global era,
Clodagh Harris (2009) Annual PSA conference. [Oral Presentation], Annual conference of the Political Studies Association - challenges for democracy in a global era, Manchester , 07-APR-09 - 09-APR-09. [Details]
(2009)Campus Engage International conference - Higher education and civic engagement partnerships: create, challenge, change,
Clodagh Harris (2009) Campus engage international conference. [Invited Oral Presentation], Campus Engage International conference - Higher education and civic engagement partnerships: create, challenge, change, Dublin , 04-JUN-09 - 05-JUN-09. [Details]
(2009)American Political Science Association,
Clodagh Harris; (2009) Teaching and learning active citizenship, an investigation of service learning in the postgraduate classroom. [Oral Presentation], American Political Science Association, Baltimore, USA , 02-FEB-09 - 02-FEB-09. [Details]
(2008)NAIRTL annual conference,
Clodagh Harris; (2008) Teaching and learning active citizenship in the postgraduate classroom. [Oral Presentation], NAIRTL annual conference, Waterford , 03-NOV-08 - 03-NOV-08. [Details]
(2008)Political Studies Association of Ireland, annual conference,
Clodagh Harris; (2008) The active citizenship approach to teaching and learning active citizenship. [Oral Presentation], Political Studies Association of Ireland, annual conference, Galway , 01-OCT-08 - 01-OCT-08. [Details]
(2008)Political Science Curriculum Design and Civic Education Workshop,
Fiona Buckley, Clodagh Harris, Monica O'Mullane and Theresa Reidy; (2008) Curriculum development for non-traditional university students in Government and Political Leadership. [Other], Political Science Curriculum Design and Civic Education Workshop, University College Cork , 01-NOV-08 - 01-NOV-08. [Details]
(2008)International Pedagogical Workshop in University of Limerick,
Clodagh Harris and Lorraine McIlrath (2008) International Pedagogical Workshop in University of Limerick. [Invited Oral Presentation], International Pedagogical Workshop in University of Limerick, Limerick , 06-NOV-08 - 06-NOV-08. [Details]
(2008)Political Studies Association UK annual conference,
Clodagh Harris; (2008) Candidate gender quotas in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Political Studies Association UK annual conference, Swansea , 01-APR-08 - 01-APR-08. [Details]
(2008)NAIRTL annual conference,
Clodagh Harris, Buckley O'Mullane and Reidy; (2008) Curriculum development for non traditional university students. [Oral Presentation], NAIRTL annual conference, Waterford , 03-NOV-08 - 03-NOV-08. [Details]
(2008)Political Science curriculum design and civic education workshop,
Fiona Buckley, Clodagh Harris, Monica O'Mullane and Theresa Reidy; (2008) Curriculum Development for Non Traditional University Students in Government and Political Leadership. [Oral Presentation], Political Science curriculum design and civic education workshop, UCC , 03-NOV-08 - 03-NOV-08. [Details]
(2008)National Academy for Integration of Research and Teaching and Learning Conference,
Fiona Buckley, Clodagh Harris, Monica O'Mullane and Theresa Reidy (2008) Curriculum development for non-traditional university students. [Other], National Academy for Integration of Research and Teaching and Learning Conference, Waterford Institute of Technology , 01-NOV-08 - 01-NOV-08. [Details]
(2007)Political Studies Association UK annual conference,
Clodagh Harris; (2007) The Taskforce on active citizenship: an Irish solution to an Irish problem?. [Oral Presentation], Political Studies Association UK annual conference, Bath , 02-APR-07 - 02-APR-07. [Details]
(2007)An expert roundtable discussion on local government reform in Ireland,
Clodagh Harris; (2007) An expert roundtable discussion on local government reform in Ireland. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], An expert roundtable discussion on local government reform in Ireland, University College Cork , 03-DEC-07 - 03-DEC-07. [Details]
(2007)Annual conference of the Association of Municipal Authorities of Ireland,
Clodagh Harris; (2007) Strengthening Local Democracy in Ireland. [Plenary Lecture], Annual conference of the Association of Municipal Authorities of Ireland, Tralee , 01-FEB-07 - 01-FEB-07. [Details]
(2006)Political Studies Association of Ireland annual conference,
Clodagh Harris; (2006) Participation, Participation, Participation, discussing active citizenship. [Oral Presentation], Political Studies Association of Ireland annual conference, Cork , 02-OCT-06 - 02-OCT-06. [Details]
(2006)Dutch National Convention at the IPP (Institute for public and participation in the Netherlands) conference on political renewal in international perspectives,
Clodagh Harris (2006) Convention on political renewal. [Invited Oral Presentation], Dutch National Convention at the IPP (Institute for public and participation in the Netherlands) conference on political renewal in international perspectives, The Hague, Netherlands , 05-OCT-06 - 05-OCT-06. [Details]
(2006)Active Democratic Citizenship in Ireland,
Clodagh Harris (2006) European Exchange of Good Practices in the Field of Participation and Citizenship of Underrepresented Groups-hosted by TASC and the Vincentian Partnership for Social Justice. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Active Democratic Citizenship in Ireland, Dublin , 01-MAY-06 - 01-MAY-06. [Details]
(2006)Presentation to the Irish Leader Network,
Clodagh Harris; (2006) What it means to be an EU citizen in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Presentation to the Irish Leader Network, Duhallow, Cork , 29-SEP-06 - 29-SEP-06. [Details]
(2006)TASC/UCC expert conference on local government in Ireland,
Clodagh Harris; (2006) TASC/UCC expert conference on local government in Ireland. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], TASC/UCC expert conference on local government in Ireland, University College Cork , 01-JUN-06 - 01-JUN-06. [Details]
(2005)Expert media conference - Democracy Commission,
Clodagh Harris (2005) Expert media conference - Democracy Commission. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Expert media conference - Democracy Commission, Dublin , 17-MAY-05 - 30-DEC-99. [Details]
(2005)Democracy Commission's National Consultative Conference NICVA offices,
Clodagh Harris; (2005) Democracy Commission's National Consultative Conference NICVA offices. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Democracy Commission's National Consultative Conference NICVA offices, Belfast , 01-JUL-05 - 01-JUL-05. [Details]
(2005)Democracy Commission's National Consultative Conference,
Clodagh Harris; (2005) Democracy Commission's National Consultative Conference. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Democracy Commission's National Consultative Conference, Liberty Hall, Dublin , 29-JUN-05 - 29-JUN-05. [Details]
(2005)EU learning Partnership on Active Citizenship,
Clodagh Harris; (2005) Democratic citizenship education. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], EU learning Partnership on Active Citizenship, Dublin , 02-MAY-05 - 02-MAY-05. [Details]
(2005)Young people and political participation in Ireland,
Clodagh Harris; (2005) Presentation to a group of students at the UNESCO centre. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Young people and political participation in Ireland, University of Ulster Coleraine, Dublin , 01-APR-05 - 01-APR-05. [Details]
(2004)Public consultation event on the future of Irish democracy for the Democracy Commission,
Clodagh Harris; (2004) Public consultation event on the future of Irish democracy for the Democracy Commission. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Public consultation event on the future of Irish democracy for the Democracy Commission, Liberty Hall, Dublin , 26-NOV-04 - 26-NOV-04. [Details]

Committees

 CommitteeFunctionFrom / To
Departmental Quality Review Committee Chair2017 /
Quercus talented student award Co-director of the active citizenship strand2014 /
M.Soc.Sc third sector management - board of studies committee member2009 /
Commerce Faculty Subcommittee on teaching and curriculum development (2001-2004) committee member2001 / 2004
Management Board for the Centre for Adult and Continuing Education Committee member2012 /
Academic council subcommittee on adult continuing education Commerce faculty representative2008 / 2011
Academic Council Member2012 / 2016
Academic Board Member2014 / 2016
IDO (InterDisciplinaire Onderzoeksprogramma's - Interdisciplinary research project) subgroup of the KU Leuven Research Council Research proposal reviewer2012 /
Elections to the Governing Body Scrutineer2011 / 2011
Board of Directors - Wellsprings residential services Member of board of directors2007 /
B.Comm European - Board of Studies (2001-2004) committee member2001 / 2005
PSAI teaching and learning award committee Member2010 /
Executive committee of the Political Studies Association of Ireland (2000-2004) committee member2001 / 2004
ISS 21 Member2014 /

Employment

 EmployerPositionFrom / To
University College Cork Lecturer, Dept. of Goverment02-OCT-00 /
Tasc Project Manager - seconded from UCC01-APR-04 / 01-NOV-05

Education

 YearInstitutionQualificationSubject
1992University College Galway B.Comm.European Law, Economics, Business French, marketing
1994K.U.Leuven, Belgium M.A. European StudiesConflict studies, Political Philosophy, Political and economic reform in central and eastern Europe
2002University College Cork Ph.D.Consociational theory and Northern Ireland
2007University College Cork Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Ed.Teaching and Learning

Consultancy

 ClientDescription
European Movement Ireland

Advisor on deliberative processes and lead facilitator for the second stage of it European Citizens' consultations

European Movement, Ireland

Advised on deliberative processes and acted as lead facilitator for the 2nd round of Ireland's European Citizens' Consultations.

National Forum on Europe's European Citizen's Consultation
Delivery of Voter Education/Active Citizenship programmes for the Irish prison service
Participating and reporting back on a one day conference on development and governance held by the Department for International Development UK on behalf of Irish Aid
Cork Institute of Technology

External Examiner to the BA/BA Honours programme in community development

Outreach Activities

 Description

June 13th 2015 Invited presentation on 'Participatory Budgeting in Ireland' to the Tom Johnson summer school, Kilkenny.

Keynote speaker at the Electoral Reform Society Scotland’s fringe event at the Scottish National Party Convention in Aberdeen on April 12th 2014. Presented paper on Ireland’s Convention on the Constitution

May 13th 2014 - delivered a voter education workshop entitled ‘Voting is good for your health’ in Knocknaheeny at the request of Niche Community Health Project.

April 11th 2014 - presentation on ‘Empowering Citizens: Innovating democracy’ at the invitation of CACE as part of Cork’s lifelong learning festival.

April 10th 2014 - chaired a session on ‘The Political Landscape of the 2014 Local Elections’ for Ballyphehane Togher Community Development Project’s learning for democracy programme as part of Cork’s lifelong learning festival

November 3rd 2013. Presentation on the Economic Social and Cultural rights' submissions to Ireland's Convention on the Constitution.

October 23rd 2013 - organised the Convention on the Constitution's regional meeting in Cork

2011 - June 25th. Invited Expert speaker to the 'We the Citizens' Citizens' Assembly, Dublin.

2011 - May 14th . Presentation on democratic innovations for citizen engagement to Claiming our Future, North Tipperary

17th February 2011 - Invited presentation on the electoral system and political reform to 'Claiming our Future' (Cork) .


8th February 2011 - invited presentation on deliberative democracy and citizen engagement at the Glucksman Gallery (School days exhibition)

 November 12th 2010 Expert witness at Citizens' Jury organised by Kerry Comhairle na Nog . Made presentation on 'identifying options available to students post junior certificate'

March 2008 - chaired debate on the Lisbon Treaty for the UCC politics and Government Society

2007 - Chaired debate on citizen engagement and development for the SUAS society in UCC

2007 - chaired public lecture given by Professor Gerry Stoker on 'why politics matters' in UCC

June 2008 - invited by the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government to act as rapporteur for its public consultation on local government reform

'What it means to be an EU citizen in Ireland' invited presentation to the Irish Leader Nework. Cork September 29th 2006.

'Active democratic citizenship', invited presentation to the European exchange of good practices in the field of participation and citizenship of underrepresented groups, Dublin May 2006.

'Democratic citizenship education' invited presentation to EU learning partnership on active citizenship, May 2005.

'Young people and political participation in Ireland' , invited presentation to students at the UNESCO centre, University of  Ulster (Coleraine), April 2005.

'Active citizenship - women's perspectives' invited presentation to members of the National Women's council of Ireland, December 2004.

'Disenchanted and disillusioned but not disengaged' invited presentation to the Citizenship Education Network, June 2004.

Journal Activities

 JournalRoleTo / From
Irish Journal Of Public Policy Member of Editorial Board22-SEP-08 - 04-JAN-11
Journal Of Political Science Education Referee-
Irish Political Studies Referee-
European Political Science Referee-
Journal Of Public Affairs Referee-
Journal Of Representative Democracy Referee-
The Journal Of Adult And Community Education In Ireland Referee-
Regional And Federal Studies Referee01-JAN-03 -

Other Activities

 Description

Successful funding bids include:

1000 Euro from ISS21 to organise symposium on deliberative democracy (principal investigator) – 2010.

4000 Euro from the Department for Foreign affairs for a conference on communicating Europe (principal investigator) – 2009

5000 Euro from NAIRTL for curriculum development in a multicultural setting (co-principal investigator)- 2008

1000 Euro from NAIRTL for service learning project (principal investigator) – 2008

500,000 Euro from Atlantic Philanthropies for the Democratic Audit Ireland project (team member) – 2005

250,000 Euro from the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust for the Democracy Commission project (team member) - 2004

Teaching Interests

Dr Harris has extensive teaching and examining experience and makes a significant contribution to the Department's undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. She lectures on the BSc Government, the B.Comm, B.Comm (international), BA (Politics), the MSc(Government), the MA (Politics) and the MSocSc in voluntary and community sector management.


Dr Harris has been actively involved in developing the B.Sc (Government) and MBS (Government) programmes as well as the Department's offerings on the B.Comm and B.Comm (international). Her teaching is research led and student focused. She has organised: class trips to public consultations; EU sponsored simulation exercises; and field trips to political institutions in Brussels and Luxembourg, Belfast and Dublin.

In particular, Dr. Harris has made a significant contribution to teaching by developing, in conjunction with the Vincentian Partnership for Social Justice, an innovative service learning module.


Undergraduate Teaching

GV2229: Citizen Participation
GV4410: Theories and Origins of Democracy and Ideology

 
Postgraduate Teaching

GV6104/08: Political mobilisation and participation
GV6114: The changing dynamics of governance
GV6112: The Third Sector and the state

Current Postgraduate Students

 StudentDegree Type
Osonokwu Maxwell Doctoral Degree
Murphy Yvonne Doctoral Degree

Modules Taught

 Term (ID))TitleLinkSubject
2018Democracy: Theories and Innovations GV4410Democracy: Theories and Innovations
2018Dissertation in Government GV6106Dissertation in Government
2018The Third Sector and the State GV6112The Third Sector and the State
2018Citizen Participation GV2229Citizen Participation
2018Political Participation and Mobilisation GV6104Political Participation and Mobilisation

Internal Collaborators

 NameInstituteCountry
Niall Dunphy UCCIRELAND
Dr Ger Mullally UCCIRELAND

External Collaborators

 NameOrganisation / InstituteCountry
Dr Brid Quinn University of LimerickIRELAND
Professor David M Farrell University College DublinIRELAND
Dr Vanessa Liston Dublin City UniveristyIRELAND
Professor John Coakley University College DublinIRELAND
Dr Jane Suiter Dublin City UniversityIRELAND