Dr. Theresa Reidy is a senior lecturer and head of department at the Department of Government and Politics, University College Cork. Her research interests lie in the areas of political institutions and electoral behaviour and her recent work has been published in Electoral Studies, Parliamentary Affairs and Politics. Theresa has received funding for her research on elections and referendums from the European Commission, Irish Research Council, Irish Aid and the Royal Irish Academy.
Theresa has given expert evidence to parliamentary committees in Ireland, and internationally, the Constitutional Convention of Ireland, and the Citizens’ Assembly of Ireland. She is co-editor of the International Political Science Review since 2016 and will co-chair the World Congress of Political Science in Buenos Aires in 2023.