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Professor Gail Mc Elroy

Professor (Political Science)

Head of School (Sch Office Social Sciences & Philosophy)

  Comparative Government   Electoral Systems   EU Politics   European Elections   European Parliament   EUROPEAN UNION   European Union Politics   LEGISLATION   Legislative Organisation   Legislative Reform   Political Methodology   Political Parties   Qualitative research methods
 COHESIFY: The Impact of Cohesion Policy on EU Identity
 Gender and legislative debate in Ireland: When and what female TDs talk about
 Where are all the Women? The Political Ambition Gap in the Republic of Ireland
 Representation in Europe: Policy Congruence between Citizens and Elites
 The Globalisation of Party Competition

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European Political Science Assocition, Council Member 2015-2018
Chair, International Committee, American Political Science Association 2011-2014
Irish Political Studies Association, Council Member 2016-2019
Editorial Board, British Journal of Political Science 2013-
Editorial Board, Political Science Research and Methods 2013-
Editorial Board, European Union Politics 2007-
Editorial Board, Legislative Studies Quarterly 2008-2011
Editorial Board, Irish Political Studies 2015-
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German Basic Basic Basic
Italian Medium Medium Medium
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American Political Science Association 1998 Present
Midwest Political Science Association 1998 Present
European Union Studies Association 2006 Present
Gail McElroy, Michael Marsh, David Farrell, A Conservative Revolution? Electoral change in 21st century Ireland. , 2017, Book, IN_PRESS
Gail McElroy and Lisa Keenan, Who supports Gender Quotas in Ireland , Irish Political Studies, 2017, Journal Article, IN_PRESS
Voting behaviour in 2016: continuing de-alignment in, editor(s)Michael Gallagher and Michael Marsh , How Ireland Voted 2016: The Election that Nobody Won, 2016, [Michael Marsh and Gail McElroy], Book Chapter, IN_PRESS
Party Competition in Ireland: The emergence of a left right dimension? in, editor(s)Michael Marsh, David Farrell, Gail McElroy , A Conservative Revolution? Electoral Change in 21st Century Ireland, 2016, [Gail McElroy], Book Chapter, IN_PRESS
Introduction: The 2011 election in context in, editor(s)Michael Marsh, David Farrell and Gail McElroy , A Conservative Revolution? Electoral Change in 21st Century Ireland, 2016, [Michael Marsh, David Farrell and Gail McElroy], Book Chapter, IN_PRESS
Gail McElroy and Shaun Bowler, Political group cohesion and 'hurrah' voting in the European Parliament, Journal of European Public Policy, 22, (9), 2015, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Gail McElroy, 'Political Ambitions and Attitude Survey', 2014, -, Fieldwork collection, PUBLISHED
, (2012), [eds.], 5 years, Journal, PUBLISHED
Gail McElroy and Kenneth Benoit, Policy Positioning in the European Parliament, European Union Politics, 13, (1), 2012, p150 - 167, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Gail McElroy, 'Irish Candidate Survey', Comparative Candidate Survey, 2011, -, Fieldwork collection, PUBLISHED

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Le Parlement Européen, Yves Deloye and Michael Bruter, Dictionnaire des Elections Européennes, Paris, Economica, 2005, pp503-512 - [Gail McElroy], Notes: [Republished in English (2007) Encyclopaedia of European Elections. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan], Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, PUBLISHED


Award Date
Fellow Trinity College Dublin 2011
Best Paper Award, Political Research Quarterly 2011
Vincent Wright Fellow in Comparative Politics (Jean Monnet Fellow), European University Institute Sept 2008-2009
Carl Albert Best Dissertation Award, American Political Science Association 2005
Ghita Ionescu Travel Scholarship for the Study of Comparative Politics 2004
Fulbright Scholar 1996
Foreign and Commonwealth Office (UK) Chevening Scholarship 1994
Foundation Scholar 1992
European Union Politics, European Parliament, European Political Parties, Electoral Politics