Ryan Ó Giobúin is a PhD candidate in Sociology in Trinity College Dublin, having previously studied Sociology and Social Policy at Trinity College Dublin and Utrecht University in the Netherlands. Ryan’s interests range across economic, political and social issues, with specific interest in social policy, ethnic identity formations and conflict studies.






Ruairi Maguire is a graduate of Philosophy in Trinity College Dublin. His interests are electoral systems, psephology and political theory.







Tara Gallagher is a graduate of Sociology and Social Policy at Trinity College Dublin, currently working on Employment and Social Affairs issues at the European Economic and Social Committee. Tara’s academic interests lie in areas of social inequality, conflict, social cohesion and gender equality.