Professor Eileen Connolly is a member of the Ireland India Institute in DCU and of the School of Law and Government. Her research interests include gender and politics, women’s and political representation and post-conflict reconstruction.  Prof. Connolly leads the Gender and Political Transition research cluster within DCU’s Institute for International Conflict Resolution and Reconstruction – which includes a team of PhD students working in different regions, including India, Ireland, the Balkans,  and Central Asia. She has also conducted research on gender and politics in sub-Saharan Africa.   She is currently researching the political impacts of Brexit on the island of Ireland.

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