Lecturer
Government
2.52
O'Rahilly Building
University College Cork
Cork
Ireland

T: 00-353-21-490 - 3028
E: t.reidy@ucc.ie

Dr Theresa Reidy is a lecturer in the Department of Government at University College Cork, where she teaches Irish politics, political economy and public finance. In Autumn 2014, Theresa held the position of Peter O'Brien Visiting Scholar at the School of Canadian Irish Studies in Concordia University, Montreal, Canada and she was a visiting research fellow at Universitat Konstanz in Spring 2013.

Theresa's research interests lie in the areas of electoral behaviour and public finance. She has been co-editor of Irish Political Studies since 2012. She has been involved in a number of research projects on elections and referendums in Ireland and she has received research funding from the Irish Research Council, the Department of Education, Irish Aid, the National Academy for the Integration of Research and Teaching and Learning (NAIRTL) and the European Commission.

Theresa is very involved in the political studies community. She is Vice President of the Political Studies Association of Ireland (PSAI), was honorary secretary of the PSAI from 2006 to 2011 and she represents political science on the social science committee of the Royal Irish Academy since 2007. 

Theresa has convened many conferences in UCC including the annual conference of the PSAI in 2006 and 2015, and a list of other events on political reform, local elections and democracy and governance in the developing world. She has given expert evidence to parliamentary committees, the Constitutional Convention and is a regular contributor to national and international radio, television and the print media.

Research Interests

Theresa Reidy's research interests are in the areas of electoral politics and public finance. 

Her current projects include research on the June 2015 marriage referendum in Ireland with Jos Elkink (UCD), David Farrell (UCD) and Jane Suiter (DCU) and a study on electoral management practices in established democracies with Fiona Buckley (UCC) and David Farrell (UCD). As part of the electoral management project, the team have also joined up with the Electoral Integrity Project to carry out an audit of electoral management practices at the 2011 general election and a second wave is planned at the 2016 election.

Theresa is co-editor of Irish Political Studies Irish Political Studies and a co-convenor of the Voters, Parties and Elections Specialist Group of the PSAI.


Research Grants

 ProjectFunding
Body
Start DateEnd DateAward
Economic Crisis, Demoncratic Malaise.Irish Research Council01-MAR-1630-NOV-16€9,950.00
Youth Political Engagement in Ireland.Irish Research Council01-MAR-1630-NOV-16€9,920.00
Referendum Day 2015UCC Strategic Research Fund01-NOV-1430-SEP-15€3,000.00
IRC"New Foundations Award 2014"Dr T Reidy [X]Irish Research Council01-MAR-1530-NOV-15€6,000.00
Elect AdminIrish Research Council11-MAR-1428-NOV-14€6,000.00
Tweets and Tweeting, the Seanad ReferendumOther: Not Listed30-SEP-1301-SEP-14€2,200.00
Referendums in Ireland - the Good, the Bad and the Ugly.Irish Research Council for Science, Engineering & Technology (IRCSET)01-NOV-1231-MAY-13€6,000.00
Governance, Democracy and Sustainable DevelopmentDepartment of Foreign Affairs01-SEP-1101-SEP-12€13,000.00
Election Administration and DesignRoyal Irish Academy01-MAR-1101-OCT-11€1,400.00
Undergraduate Research in Political ScienceNAIRTL01-AUG-0901-OCT-10€5,000.00
The Politics of Trade and Environmental SustainabilityDepartment of Foreign Affairs01-SEP-0801-SEP-09€12,700.00
Political Reform in IrelandNAIRTL01-SEP-0801-FEB-09€1,700.00
Curriculum Design for Non-Traditional StudentsNAIRTL01-NOV-0701-NOV-09€5,000.00
Poverty Reduction Strategies in Southern AfricaDepartment of Foreign Affairs01-SEP-0601-OCT-07€7,000.00

Edited Books

YearPublication
(2016)Electoral Management; Institutions and Practices in an Established Democracy
Fiona Buckley and Theresa Reidy (Ed.). (2016) Electoral Management; Institutions and Practices in an Established Democracy UK: Routledge: Taylor and Francis. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

YearPublication
(2015)'New Directions in Referendums, Politics and Campaigns'
Theresa Reidy and Jane Suiter (2015) 'New Directions in Referendums, Politics and Campaigns'. Electoral Studies, 38 (2) Globe icon [Details]
(2015)'Do Rules Matter? Categorizing the Regulation of Referendum Campaigns'
Theresa Reidy and Jane Suiter (2015) 'Do Rules Matter? Categorizing the Regulation of Referendum Campaigns'. Electoral Studies, [Details]
(2015)'Baby-steps: the expanding financial base of local government finance in Ireland'
John Considine and Theresa Reidy (2015) 'Baby-steps: the expanding financial base of local government finance in Ireland'. Administration, [Details]
(2015)'Managing the Electoral Process: Insights from, and for, Ireland'
Fiona Buckley and Theresa Reidy (2015) 'Managing the Electoral Process: Insights from, and for, Ireland'. Irish Political Studies, 30 (4) [Details]
(2015)'Ballot Paper Design, Evidence From an Experimental Study at the 2009 Local Elections'
Fiona Buckley and Theresa Reidy (2015) 'Ballot Paper Design, Evidence From an Experimental Study at the 2009 Local Elections'. Irish Political Studies, 30 (4) [Details]
(2014)'It’s the campaign learning stupid: An examination of a volatile Irish referendum (published online)'
Jane Suiter and Theresa Reidy (2014) 'It’s the campaign learning stupid: An examination of a volatile Irish referendum (published online)'. Parliamentary Affairs, 67 Globe icon [Details]
(2014)'Practising Politics: Student Engagement and Enthusiam (accepted for publication)'
Fiona Buckley and Theresa Reidy (2014) 'Practising Politics: Student Engagement and Enthusiam (accepted for publication)'. European Political Science, [Details]
(2014)'Promoting Student Learning and Scholarship through Undergraduate Research Journals'
Mack Mariani, Fiona Buckley, Richard Witmer and Theresa Reidy (2014) 'Promoting Student Learning and Scholarship through Undergraduate Research Journals'. PS Political Science and Politics, 46 (4):830-835 [Details]
(2012)'Presidential Elections in Ireland: From Partisan Predictability to the End of Loyalty'
Gary Murphy and Theresa Reidy (2012) 'Presidential Elections in Ireland: From Partisan Predictability to the End of Loyalty'. Irish Political Studies, 27 (4):615-634 Globe icon [Details]
(2011)'Developing a Political Science Curriculum for Non-Traditional Students'
Buckley, Fiona; Harris, Clodagh; O'Mulane, Monica and Reidy, Theresa (2011) 'Developing a Political Science Curriculum for Non-Traditional Students'. European Political Science, 10 (2):248-258 Globe icon [Details]
(2009)'Blissful Union: Fine Gael in the European Union'
Theresa Reidy (2009) 'Blissful Union: Fine Gael in the European Union'. Irish Political Studies, 24 (4):511-525 Globe icon [Details]
(2008)'The Influence of Finance Ministers, Lessons from 20th Century Ireland and the United Kingdom'
John Considine and Theresa Reidy (2008) 'The Influence of Finance Ministers, Lessons from 20th Century Ireland and the United Kingdom'. Administration, 56 (1):57-84 [Details]
(2007)'The Impact of Ballot Paper Photographs on Voting Behaviour'
Buckley, Fiona; Collins, Neil and Reidy, Theresa (2007) 'The Impact of Ballot Paper Photographs on Voting Behaviour'. Politics, 27 (3):174-181 Globe icon [DOI] [CORA Link] [Details]
(2006)'Signature Pedagogies in Political Science'
Mary C Murphy and Theresa Reidy (2006) 'Signature Pedagogies in Political Science'. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 10 (4):130-136 [Details]

Book Chapters

YearPublication
(2017)'In the line of duty: The moral basis of turnout in the 2011 election'
Andre Blais, Carol Galais and Theresa Reidy (2017) 'In the line of duty: The moral basis of turnout in the 2011 election' In: The Conservative Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press. [Details]
(2015)'Opportunities for Economic Expansion: Ireland and the EU'
Theresa Reidy (2015) 'Opportunities for Economic Expansion: Ireland and the EU' In: The State in Transition: Essays in Honour of John Horgan. Dublin: New Island. [Details]
(2014)'Feeding the Negative, Referendum Votes in Ireland'
Theresa Reidy and Jane Suiter (2014) 'Feeding the Negative, Referendum Votes in Ireland' In: New perspectives on negative campaigning: measures, causes and effects. UK: Routledge, ECPR Monographs Series. [Details]
(2013)'Contesting the Presidency: the collapse of partisanship in presidential elections'
Gary Murphy and Theresa Reidy (2013) 'Contesting the Presidency: the collapse of partisanship in presidential elections' In: Referee or Ruler? The political role of the Irish President. Dublin: Irish Academic Press. [Details]
(2012)'Department of Finance'
John Considine and Theresa Reidy (2012) 'Department of Finance' In: Governing Ireland. Dublin: IPA Press. Globe icon [Details]
(2011)'Candidate Selection'
Theresa Reidy (2011) 'Candidate Selection' In: How Ireland Voted 2011. UK: Palgrave Macmillan. Globe icon [Details]
(2008)'The Seanad Election'
Theresa Reidy (2008) 'The Seanad Election' In: How Ireland Voted 2007. UK: Palgrave Macmillan. Globe icon [Details]
(2006)'Biased Balloting: An Investigation of the Role of Gender in Voter Choice'
Buckley, Fiona; Collins, Neil; and Reidy, Theresa; (2006) 'Biased Balloting: An Investigation of the Role of Gender in Voter Choice' In: Feminisms: Within and Without. Galway: Women¿s Studies Centre, National University College Galway. [Details]

Published Reports

YearPublication
(2016)The Irish General Election of 2016; Winners, Losers and Policy Implications.
Theresa Reidy (2016) The Irish General Election of 2016; Winners, Losers and Policy Implications. Friedrich Ebert Foundation, Germany. [Details]
(2015)Minority Report of the Cork Local Government Review to the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government.
Dermot Keogh and Theresa Reidy (2015) Minority Report of the Cork Local Government Review to the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government. Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government, Dublin. [Details]
(2012)Report on Reasons Behind Voter Behaviour in the Oireachtas Inquiry Referendum 2011.
Michael Marsh, Jane Suiter and Theresa Reidy (2012) Report on Reasons Behind Voter Behaviour in the Oireachtas Inquiry Referendum 2011. Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, Dublin. Globe icon [Details]

Journal Volume Edited

YearPublication
(2015)Election Management in Ireland; Challenges and Opportunities.
Fiona Buckley and Theresa Reidy (2015) Election Management in Ireland; Challenges and Opportunities. Journal Volume Edited [Details]
(2014)New Directions in Referendums, Politics and Campaigns.
Theresa Reidy and Jane Suiter (2014) New Directions in Referendums, Politics and Campaigns. Journal Volume Edited [Details]

Conference Publications

YearPublication
(2013)MACGILL Summer School: Looking to 2016, How Stands the Republic
Theresa Reidy (2013) Citizens' Views of Our Representative Democracy . In: Joe Mulholland eds. MACGILL Summer School: Looking to 2016, How Stands the Republic [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]

Newspaper Articles

YearPublication
(2016)Despite a mixed legacy, there's life in the old Soldiers of Destiny yet.
Theresa Reidy (2016) Despite a mixed legacy, there's life in the old Soldiers of Destiny yet. Dublin: Newspaper Articles Globe icon [Details]
(2016)Making this work will test Kenny and FG to their limit.
Theresa Reidy (2016) Making this work will test Kenny and FG to their limit. Dublin: Newspaper Articles Globe icon [Details]
(2016)FG and FF have been in decline for decades so collaboration is a must.
Theresa (2016) FG and FF have been in decline for decades so collaboration is a must. Dublin: Newspaper Articles Globe icon [Details]
(2016)Emerging Face Of New Dail And What It Means.
Theresa Reidy (2016) Emerging Face Of New Dail And What It Means. Cork: Newspaper Articles Globe icon [Details]
(2016)Dummy's guide to election count: Quotas, surpluses and tallymen.
Theresa Reidy (2016) Dummy's guide to election count: Quotas, surpluses and tallymen. Dublin: Newspaper Articles Globe icon [Details]
(2016)Four Things You Need To Know Before You Vote.
Theresa Reidy (2016) Four Things You Need To Know Before You Vote. Dublin: Newspaper Articles Globe icon [Details]
(2016)Election off to a dull start with no clear winner following debate.
Theresa Reidy (2016) Election off to a dull start with no clear winner following debate. Newspaper Articles Globe icon [Details]
(2016)Which Parties Are Serious About Dail Reform?.
David Farrell, Eoin O'Malley, Theresa Reidy and Jane Suiter (2016) Which Parties Are Serious About Dail Reform?. Dublin: Newspaper Articles Globe icon [Details]
(2016)Politicians are gearing up for a short, sharp battle for power.
Theresa Reidy (2016) Politicians are gearing up for a short, sharp battle for power. Newspaper Articles Globe icon [Details]
(2016)Minor reforms of Dáil could make major difference.
David Farrell, Eoin O'Malley, Theresa Reidy and Jane Suiter (2016) Minor reforms of Dáil could make major difference. Dublin: Newspaper Articles Globe icon [Details]
(2015)The next election must be about political reform.
David Farrell, Eoin O'Malley, Theresa Reidy and Jane Suiter (2015) The next election must be about political reform. Newspaper Articles Globe icon [Details]
(2015)Political dissatisfaction is turning to venom.
Theresa Reidy (2015) Political dissatisfaction is turning to venom. Newspaper Articles Globe icon [Details]
(2015)Enda appears to be dug in for the foreseeable future.
Theresa Reidy (2015) Enda appears to be dug in for the foreseeable future. Newspaper Articles Globe icon [Details]
(2015)Referendum Proved that Campaigns Count.
Johan A Elkink, David Farrell, Theresa Reidy and Jane Suiter (2015) Referendum Proved that Campaigns Count. Newspaper Articles [Details]
(2015)Polls attempt to identify the shy No voters.
Johan A Elkink, David Farrell, Theresa Reidy and Jane Suiter (2015) Polls attempt to identify the shy No voters. Newspaper Articles [Details]
(2015)Don't count your votes before they're dispatched.
Johan A Elkink, David Farrell, Theresa Reidy and Jane Suiter (2015) Don't count your votes before they're dispatched. Newspaper Articles [Details]
(2015)It's no wonder voters are cynical about politics.
Theresa Reidy (2015) It's no wonder voters are cynical about politics. Newspaper Articles Globe icon [Details]
(2015)Why we should vote in favour of lowering the age of candidates eligible to become President.
Theresa Reidy (2015) Why we should vote in favour of lowering the age of candidates eligible to become President. Newspaper Articles Globe icon [Details]
(2014)Bonanza Time For Referendums.
Theresa Reidy (2014) Bonanza Time For Referendums. Newspaper Articles [Details]
(2014)We Need an Electoral Commission Urgently.
Theresa Reidy (2014) We Need an Electoral Commission Urgently. Newspaper Articles [Details]
(2014)Voters Reject Austerity and Question EU.
Theresa Reidy (2014) Voters Reject Austerity and Question EU. Newspaper Articles Globe icon [Details]
(2014)Your Vote Counts! PR-STV at Local Elections.
Theresa Reidy (2014) Your Vote Counts! PR-STV at Local Elections. Newspaper Articles [Details]
(2014)Political Knowledge is Empowering.
Theresa Reidy (2014) Political Knowledge is Empowering. Newspaper Articles Globe icon [Details]
(2013)Political parties rarely become extinct – which is why Fianna Fáil is back in business.
Theresa Reidy (2013) Political parties rarely become extinct – which is why Fianna Fáil is back in business. Newspaper Articles Globe icon [Details]
(2013)Proposals for Dail Reform Just Don't Cut It.
David Farrell, Eoin O'malley, Theresa Reidy, Jane Suiter (2013) Proposals for Dail Reform Just Don't Cut It. Newspaper Articles [Details]
(2012)Lack of debate on referendum reveals need for change in the Irish Times.
Theresa Reidy and Jane Suiter (2012) Lack of debate on referendum reveals need for change in the Irish Times. Newspaper Articles Globe icon [Details]
(2012)Fiscal Treaty Referendum: Strange bedfellows join from margins in the Irish Examiner.
Theresa Reidy (2012) Fiscal Treaty Referendum: Strange bedfellows join from margins in the Irish Examiner. Newspaper Articles Globe icon [Details]
(2012)Fianna Fail profits from O'Cuiv fiasco in the Irish Examiner.
Theresa Reidy (2012) Fianna Fail profits from O'Cuiv fiasco in the Irish Examiner. Newspaper Articles [Details]
(2012)Fiscal Treaty Referendum: Result points to class-driven divide in voting patterns in the Irish Examiner.
Theresa Reidy (2012) Fiscal Treaty Referendum: Result points to class-driven divide in voting patterns in the Irish Examiner. Newspaper Articles Globe icon [Details]
(2012)Fiscal Treaty Referendum: All sides fail to get message across in the Irish Independent.
Theresa Reidy (2012) Fiscal Treaty Referendum: All sides fail to get message across in the Irish Independent. Newspaper Articles Globe icon [Details]
(2011)The Sinking Feeling, Fianna Fail in Decline in the Irish Examiner.
Theresa Reidy (2011) The Sinking Feeling, Fianna Fail in Decline in the Irish Examiner. Newspaper Articles [Details]
(2011)PR-STV, A Voter's Guide in The Irish Independent.
Theresa Reidy (2011) PR-STV, A Voter's Guide in The Irish Independent. Dublin: Newspaper Articles [Details]
(2011)This Time it's AV, A Guide to Voing in the Presidential Election in The Irish Independent.
Theresa Reidy (2011) This Time it's AV, A Guide to Voing in the Presidential Election in The Irish Independent. Newspaper Articles [Details]
(2010)Seanad Eireann in The Irish Mirror.
Theresa Reidy (2010) Seanad Eireann in The Irish Mirror. Newspaper Articles [Details]
(2006)Political Analysis Column with the Evening Echo (50 articles since 2004).
Theresa Reidy (2006) Political Analysis Column with the Evening Echo (50 articles since 2004). Newspaper Articles [Details]

Blog

YearPublication
(2016)Independents; More for Tipperary/South Kerry/Wicklow is less for everyone else.
Theresa Reidy (2016) Independents; More for Tipperary/South Kerry/Wicklow is less for everyone else. Blog Globe icon [Details]
(2016)Republic of Ireland General Election 2016.
Theresa Reidy (2016) Republic of Ireland General Election 2016. UK: Blog Globe icon [Details]
(2015)Why Ireland's holding a same-sex marriage referendum?.
Theresa Reidy and Jane Suiter (2015) Why Ireland's holding a same-sex marriage referendum?. Blog Globe icon [Details]
(2015)Referendums in Ireland.
Theresa Reidy (2015) Referendums in Ireland. Blog Globe icon [Details]
(2014)Why Referendum Campaigns Are Crucial.
Jane Suiter and Theresa Reidy (2014) Why Referendum Campaigns Are Crucial. Blog Globe icon [Details]
(2014)Labour Leadership.
Theresa Reidy (2014) Labour Leadership. Blog [Details]
(2014)Candidates or Parties; a mixed picture.
Theresa Reidy (2014) Candidates or Parties; a mixed picture. Blog [Details]
(2014)Midterm Elections.
Theresa Reidy (2014) Midterm Elections. Blog [Details]
(2014)Women Win the Day.
Theresa Reidy (2014) Women Win the Day. Blog [Details]
(2014)Voters Reject Austerity Policies.
Theresa Reidy (2014) Voters Reject Austerity Policies. Blog [Details]
(2014)European Parliament and Local Elections in the Republic and Northern Ireland.
Thomas Hennessey and Theresa Reidy (2014) European Parliament and Local Elections in the Republic and Northern Ireland. Blog Globe icon [Details]
(2013)It’s time for a political reform roadmap, a plan, an info-graphic, anything!.
Theresa Reidy (2013) It’s time for a political reform roadmap, a plan, an info-graphic, anything!. Blog Globe icon [Details]
(2012)Referendums in Ireland, how many more can we take?.
Theresa Reidy (2012) Referendums in Ireland, how many more can we take?. Blog Globe icon [Details]
(2011)Post Election Report: Ireland President.
Theresa Reidy (2011) Post Election Report: Ireland President. Blog Globe icon [Details]
(2010)Fianna Fáil, the IMF, the Future.
Theresa Reidy (2010) Fianna Fáil, the IMF, the Future. Blog Globe icon [Details]
(2010)The Department of Finance.
John Considine and Theresa Reidy (2010) The Department of Finance. Blog Globe icon [Details]
(2010)The Budget Process.
John Considine and Theresa Reidy (2010) The Budget Process. Blog Globe icon [Details]

Book Reviews

YearPublication
(2011)The International Monetary Fund in the Global Economy.
Copelovitch, M.S. (2011) The International Monetary Fund in the Global Economy. Book Reviews [Details]
(2011)The Houses of the Oireachtas, Parliament in Ireland.
Manning, M. and MacCarthaigh, M. (2011) The Houses of the Oireachtas, Parliament in Ireland. Book Reviews [Details]
(2010)Politics in the Republic of Ireland.
Coakley, J., and Gallagher, M. (2010) Politics in the Republic of Ireland. Book Reviews [Details]
(2006)Designing Democracy.
Pridham, G. (2006) Designing Democracy. Book Reviews [Details]
(2005)Politics in the Republic of Ireland.
Coakley, J., and Gallagher, M. (2005) Politics in the Republic of Ireland. Book Reviews [Details]

Magazine article

YearPublication
(2016)The Importance of Leaders' Debates.
Theresa (2016) The Importance of Leaders' Debates. Magazine article [Details]
(2016)In der Erwartungsfalle Wie die irische Labour Party ihre Zukunft verspielt.
Theresa Reidy (2016) In der Erwartungsfalle Wie die irische Labour Party ihre Zukunft verspielt. Magazine article Globe icon [Details]
(2013)Ireland after six years of austerity.
Theresa Reidy (2013) Ireland after six years of austerity. Magazine article Globe icon [Details]
(2013)Representative Democracy in Ireland.
Theresa Reidy (2013) Representative Democracy in Ireland. Magazine article [Details]
(2006)Ballot Paper Design.
Theresa Reidy (2006) Ballot Paper Design. UCC: Magazine article [Details]
(2003)Green Light for EU Enlargement.
Fiona Buckley and Theresa Reidy (2003) Green Light for EU Enlargement. Magazine article [Details]

Policy Contribution

YearPublication
(2015)Consultation on the Establishment of an Electoral Commission.
Fiona Buckley, David Farrell, Theresa Reidy and Jane Suiter (2015) Consultation on the Establishment of an Electoral Commission. Policy Contribution [Details]
(2009)Ballot Paper Design - Presentation to the Joint Houses of the Oireachtas Committee on the Constitution - Review of the Electoral System.
Theresa Reidy (2009) Ballot Paper Design - Presentation to the Joint Houses of the Oireachtas Committee on the Constitution - Review of the Electoral System. Policy Contribution Globe icon [Details]
(2008)A Referendum Initiative - Joint Houses of the Oirechtas Committee on the Constitution.
Neil Collins, Clodagh Harris, Mary Murphy, Theresa Reidy and Liam Weeks (2008) A Referendum Initiative - Joint Houses of the Oirechtas Committee on the Constitution. Policy Contribution [Details]

Honours and Awards

 YearTitleAwarding Body
2015UCC President's Award for Excellence in Teaching University College Cork
2014Peter O'Brien Visiting Scholar Canadian Association for Irish Studies and School of Canadian Irish Studies
2014Political Studies Association of Ireland Prize for Teaching and Learning in Political Science Political Studies Association of Ireland
2001IRCHSS Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship IRCHSS

Professional Associations

 AssociationFunctionFrom / To
Political Studies Association of Ireland Vice President01-NOV-06 /
Voters, Parties and Elections Special Group Co-convenor01-JUN-12 /
Ethical, Political, Legal and Philosophical Studies Committee of the Royal Irish Academy Member01-DEC-14 /
Americal Political Science Association Member01-JAN-05 /
European Consortium for Political Research Member01-OCT-04 /
Smaointe Member01-OCT-15 /
Social Science Committee of the Royal Irish Academy Member01-SEP-06 / 01-JAN-14
Reformcard.com Member of the Academic Board01-FEB-11 /

Conference Contributions

YearPublication
(2015)Electoral Management Policies and Priorities,
Theresa Reidy, Fiona Buckley and David Farrell (2015) The Case for Electoral Management Reform in Ireland, insights from the first wave of the EIP. [Oral Presentation], Electoral Management Policies and Priorities, Cork , 16-OCT-15 - 16-OCT-15. [Details]
(2015)Political Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference,
Johan A Elkink, David Farrell, Theresa Reidy and Jane Suiter (2015) The 2015 Marriage Referendum; Constitutional Convention, Campaign and Conservative Ireland. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Political Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference, Cork , 16-OCT-15 - 18-OCT-15. [Details]
(2015)Political Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference,
Andre Blais, Carol Galais and Theresa Reidy (2015) In the line of duty: The moral basis of turnout in the 2011 Irish election. [Oral Presentation], Political Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference, Cork , 16-OCT-15 - 18-OCT-15. [Details]
(2015)The Changing Nature of Local Government in Ireland,
John Considine and Theresa Reidy (2015) Baby-steps: the expanding financial base of local government in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], The Changing Nature of Local Government in Ireland, UCC, Cork , 13-OCT-15. [Details]
(2015)American Political Science Association Annual Meeting,
Theresa Reidy (2015) Where Stands the Republic: Economic Crisis and Democratic Malaise in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco , 03-SEP-15 - 06-SEP-15. [Details]
(2015)Electoral Integrity Workshop,
Fiona Buckley, David Farrell and Theresa Reidy (2015) Disaffection and Disappointment : Electoral Reform in an Established Democracy. [Oral Presentation], Electoral Integrity Workshop, San Francisco , 02-SEP-15. [Details]
(2015)Changing Families in Ireland - ISS21,
Theresa Reidy (2015) Voting Behaviour and Moral Referendums in Ireland. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Changing Families in Ireland - ISS21, UCC, Cork . [Details]
(2015)Marriage Equality Referendum Seminar - Voters Parties and Elections Specialist Group,
Theresa Reidy (2015) Campaigns Matter. [Invited Seminars/Guest Lectures], Marriage Equality Referendum Seminar - Voters Parties and Elections Specialist Group, European Parliament Office, Dublin . [Details]
(2015)Marriage Equality Referendum Seminar - UCC Staff LGBT,
Theresa Reidy (2015) Voting Behaviuor at Moral-Social Referendums in Ireland. [Invited Seminars/Guest Lectures], Marriage Equality Referendum Seminar - UCC Staff LGBT, UCC, Cork . [Details]
(2015)University College Cork Quercus Lecture Series,
Theresa Reidy (2015) Referendums in Ireland. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], University College Cork Quercus Lecture Series, Cork . [Details]
(2014)13th Annual Bishop Neil Willard Lecture,
Theresa Reidy (2014) Boom and Bust in Irish Politics. [Plenary Lecture], 13th Annual Bishop Neil Willard Lecture, Montreal, Canada . [Details]
(2014)Political Studies Association of Ireland Annual Meeting,
Fiona Buckley and Theresa Reidy (2014) Ballot Paper Design. [Oral Presentation], Political Studies Association of Ireland Annual Meeting, Galway , 17-OCT-14 - 19-OCT-14. [Details]
(2014)Election Institutions and Electoral Integity in Ireland,
Fiona Buckley and Theresa Reidy (2014) Election Administration in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Election Institutions and Electoral Integity in Ireland, Dublin , 16-OCT-14 - 16-OCT-14. [Details]
(2014)Vice President for Teaching and Learning Lecture Series,
Fiona Buckley and Theresa Reidy (2014) Tweeting and Teaching. [Invited Seminars/Guest Lectures], Vice President for Teaching and Learning Lecture Series, UCC . [Details]
(2014)2014 American Political Science Association Annual Conference,
Theresa Reidy and Fiona Buckley (2014) Tweeting, Tweets and the Political Twitterati: Student Learning and Engagement. [Oral Presentation], 2014 American Political Science Association Annual Conference, Washington DC , 30-AUG-14 - 30-AUG-14. [Details]
(2014)Patrick MacGill Summer School,
Theresa Reidy (2014) The Political Landscape in Ireland. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Patrick MacGill Summer School, Glenties, Donegal , 21-JUL-14 - 25-JUL-14. [Details]
(2014)DCU School of Law and Government PhD Seminar Series,
Theresa Reidy and Jane Suiter (2014) Referendum Regulation in a Comparative Perspective. [Invited Seminars/Guest Lectures], DCU School of Law and Government PhD Seminar Series, DCU, Glasnevin . [Details]
(2014)Trocaire Summer School,
Theresa Reidy (2014) The Political Landscape in Ireland 2014. [Invited Lectures (Workshops)], Trocaire Summer School, Maynooth, Ireland . [Details]
(2014)SUNY Cortland Political Science Lecture Series,
Theresa Reidy (2014) After the Crisis, Politics in Ireland. [Invited Lectures (Workshops)], SUNY Cortland Political Science Lecture Series, New York . [Details]
(2014)Sovereignty Regained,
Theresa Reidy (2014) Political Trust in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Sovereignty Regained, Cork, Ireland . [Details]
(2013)European Consortium for Political Research Joint Sessions Workshops,
Theresa Reidy and Jane Suiter (2013) Negative Campaigning at Referendums in Ireland, the good, the bad and the ugly!. [Oral Presentation], European Consortium for Political Research Joint Sessions Workshops, Mainz, Germany , 11-MAR-13 - 16-MAR-13. [Details]
(2013)Teaching and Learning Symposium,
Fiona Buckley and Theresa Reidy (2013) Teaching with Twitter. [Invited Seminars/Guest Lectures], Teaching and Learning Symposium, UCC . [Details]
(2013)American Political Science Association Annual Meeting,
Theresa Reidy (2013) Engaging Students in Development Education: Do Active Learning Methods Work?. [Oral Presentation], American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Chicago , 29-AUG-13 - 01-SEP-13. [Details]
(2013)Patrick MacGill Summer School,
Theresa Reidy (2013) Citizens' Views of our Representative Democracy. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Patrick MacGill Summer School, Gelnties, Co Donegal , 30-JUL-13 - 31-JUL-13. [Details]
(2013)Referendums in Ireland,
Theresa Reidy and Jane Suiter (2013) Rules Don't Matter (Much)!. [Oral Presentation], Referendums in Ireland, Dublin , 09-MAY-13 - 09-MAY-13. [Details]
(2013)Political Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference,
Theresa Reidy and Jane Suiter (2013) Referendum Campaign Regulation. [Oral Presentation], Political Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference, Dublin , 18-OCT-13 - 20-OCT-13. [Details]
(2012)City of Cincinnati Irish Society,
Theresa Reidy (2012) The Demise of the Dominant - what future for Fianna Fail. [Invited Oral Presentation], City of Cincinnati Irish Society, Cincinnati, USA , 12-APR-12 - 12-APR-12. [Details]
(2013)The Internet at 40,
Theresa Reidy (2013) Irish Elections in an Internet World. [Invited Lectures (Workshops)], The Internet at 40, UCC . [Details]
(2013)Seanad Referendum Post Mortem,
Theresa Reidy (2013) Referendum Regulation in Ireland. [Invited Oral Presentation], Seanad Referendum Post Mortem, European Parliament Office Dublin , 10-OCT-13. [Details]
(2012)Xavier University Distinguisged Lecture Series,
Theresa Reidy (2012) The Financial Crisis and Political Earthquake in the Republic of Ireland. [Plenary Lecture], Xavier University Distinguisged Lecture Series, Cincinnati, USA , 11-APR-12 - 11-APR-12. [Details]
(2012)Mid West Political Science Association,
Theresa Reidy and Jane Suiter (2012) Bust, Boom and Bust Again, Economic Voting in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Mid West Political Science Association, Chicago , 12-APR-12 - 15-APR-12. [Details]
(2012)Mid-West Political Science Association Annual Conference,
Theresa Reidy and Jane Suiter (2012) Political Economy, Pedagogy and Student Engagement. [Oral Presentation], Mid-West Political Science Association Annual Conference, Chicago , 12-APR-12 - 15-APR-12. [Details]
(2012)Political Studies Association of Ireland Anual Conference,
Theresa Reidy and Jane Suiter (2012) Oireachtas Inquiries - voting at a volatile referendum. [Oral Presentation], Political Studies Association of Ireland Anual Conference, Derry , 19-OCT-12 - 21-OCT-12. [Details]
(2012)Constitution Project,
Theresa Reidy, Jane Suiter and Michael Marsh (2012) Reasons Behind Voter Behaviourin theOireachtas InquiryReferendum 2011. [Oral Presentation], Constitution Project, UCC , 27-SEP-12. [Details]
(2011)European Political Science Association Annual Conference,
Jane Suiter and Theres Reidy (2011) Economic Voting, A Test in PR Systems. [Oral Presentation], European Political Science Association Annual Conference, Dublin , 16-JUN-11 - 18-JUN-11. [Details]
(2011)We The Citizens,
Theresa Reidy (2011) Political Reform Measures. [Invited Oral Presentation], We The Citizens, Royal Hospital in Kilmainham , 25-JUN-11 - 26-JUN-11. [Details]
(2011)Mid-West Political Science Association Annual Conference,
Fiona Buckley and Theresa Reidy (2011) Government and Politics Review - Establishing an Undergraduate Journal in UCC. [Oral Presentation], Mid-West Political Science Association Annual Conference, Chicago , 31-MAR-11 - 31-MAR-11. [Details]
(2011)Uachtarain na hEireann,
Theresa Reidy (2011) Presidential Elections in Ireland. [Invited Lectures (Workshops)], Uachtarain na hEireann, NUI Dublin , 05-DEC-11 - 05-DEC-11. [Details]
(2011)The New Dail 2011,
Theresa Reidy (2011) Eolas Conference - An Overview of the Political Make-up of the 31st Dáil. [Invited Oral Presentation], The New Dail 2011, Dublin , 28-JUN-11 - 28-JUN-11. [Details]
(2011)Political Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference,
Theresa Reidy (2011) Presidential Elections in Ireland 1945 - 2011. [Oral Presentation], Political Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference, Dublin , 21-OCT-11 - 23-OCT-11. [Details]
(2011)Political Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference,
Theresa Reidy and Jane Suiter (2011) Economic Voting In Ireland Routine and Crisis a Tale of Two Responses. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Political Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference, Dublin , 21-OCT-11 - 23-OCT-11. [Details]
(2011)UCD School of Politics and International Relations PhD Seminar Series,
Theresa Reidy (2011) Budget Institutions in Comparative Focus. [Invited Seminars/Guest Lectures], UCD School of Politics and International Relations PhD Seminar Series, UCD, Dublin . [Details]
(2011)Online Education Symposium,
Theresa Reidy (2011) Inspiring Students Through Twitter. [Invited Lectures (Workshops)], Online Education Symposium, UCC , 21-NOV-11. [Details]
(2011)European Consortium for Political Research General Conference,
Reidy, T., and Suiter, J. ; (2011) Boom and Bust - Economic Voting in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], European Consortium for Political Research General Conference, Iceland , 01-SEP-11 - 02-SEP-11. [Details]
(2010)American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Conference,
Fiona Bucklye and Theresa Reidy (2010) Practising Politics, Student Engagement and Enthusiasm. [Oral Presentation], American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Conference, Washington DC, USA , 01-SEP-10 - 05-SEP-10. [Details]
(2010)Political Reform in Ireland,
Theresa Reidy (2010) Seanad Eireann - Where the Dinosaurs Roam. [Oral Presentation], Political Reform in Ireland, University College Cork, Cork , 26-MAR-10 - 26-MAR-10. [Details]
(2010)American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Conference,
Fiona Buckley, Neil Collins and Theresa Reidy (2010) A Little Information Can Be Dangerous; Ballot Paper Design at Low Information Elections in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Conference, Washington DC, USA , 01-SEP-10 - 05-SEP-10. [Details]
(2010)Political Studies Association of Ireland,
Theresa Reidy (2010) Boom and Bust, Economic Voting in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Political Studies Association of Ireland, Dublin , 08-OCT-10 - 10-OCT-10. [Details]
(2009)European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Annual Conference,
Fiona Buckley, Neil Collins and Theresa Reidy (2009) Ballot Paper Design and Local Elections in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Annual Conference, Berlin, Germany , 10-SEP-09 - 12-SEP-09. [Details]
(2009)Annual Political Studies Association of Ireland Conference,
Fiona Buckley, Neil Collins and Theresa Reidy (2009) Ballot paper design at local elections in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Annual Political Studies Association of Ireland Conference, Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool , 08-OCT-09 - 10-OCT-09. [Details]
(2009)American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Conference,
Theresa Reidy (2009) Political Economy, Pedagogy and Student Enthusiasm. [Oral Presentation], American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada , 02-SEP-09 - 06-SEP-09. [Details]
(2009)Political Studies Association of Ireland (PSAI) Annual Conference,
Fiona Buckley, Neil Collins and Theresa Reidy (2009) Ballot Paper Design at Low Information Elections. [Oral Presentation], Political Studies Association of Ireland (PSAI) Annual Conference, Galway , 09-OCT-09 - 11-OCT-09. [Details]
(2009)Local Government in Ireland,
Theresa Reidy (2009) Local Government Finance in Comparative Perspective. [Invited Seminars/Guest Lectures], Local Government in Ireland, UCC . [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]
(2008)Fine Gael - Commemorating 75 Years,
Theresa Reidy (2008) Fine Gael in Europe. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Fine Gael - Commemorating 75 Years, Dublin , 01-NOV-08 - 01-NOV-08. [Details]
(2008)Joint Sessions of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR),
Theresa Reidy (2008) Putting Budget Cycles to Bed. [Oral Presentation], Joint Sessions of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR), University of Rennes , 01-APR-08 - 01-APR-08. [Details]
(2008)The Europeanization of Party Politics in Ireland,
Theresa Reidy (2008) Fine Gael and the European Union. [Oral Presentation], The Europeanization of Party Politics in Ireland, Institute for International and European Affairs, Dublin , 01-APR-08 - 01-APR-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]
(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]
(2008)Elections, Public Opinion and Parties,
Fiona Buckley, Neil Collins and Theresa Reidy (2008) Ballot Paper Photographs and Low Information Elections in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Elections, Public Opinion and Parties, Manchester . [Details]
(2007)European Political Science Network (EPSNet) Annual Conference,
Theresa Reidy (2007) Using a Problem Based Learning Approach to Teach Political Economy. [Oral Presentation], European Political Science Network (EPSNet) Annual Conference, University of Ljubljana , 01-JUN-07 - 01-JUN-07. [Details]
(2007)European Political Science Network (EPSNet) Annual Conference,
Theresa Reidy (2007) Economic Evaluations of Membership of the European Union in Central and Eastern European States. [Oral Presentation], European Political Science Network (EPSNet) Annual Conference, University of Ljubljana , 01-JUN-07 - 01-JUN-07. [Details]
(2007)Political Science Association (PSAI) Annual Conference,
Theresa Reidy (2007) Budget Cycles and Election 2007. [Oral Presentation], Political Science Association (PSAI) Annual Conference, Dublin City University , 20-OCT-07 - 20-OCT-07. [Details]
(2006)Political Studies Association of Ireland (PSAI) Annual Conference,
Theresa Reidy (2006) Taxation and Election Outcomes in the Republic of Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Political Studies Association of Ireland (PSAI) Annual Conference, University College Cork, Cork , 01-OCT-06 - 01-OCT-06. [Details]
(2006)American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Conference,
Theresa Reidy (2006) An Exploration of Supranational Economic Voting in the New Member States of the European Union. [Oral Presentation], American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Conference, Philadelphia, USA , 01-AUG-06 - 01-AUG-06. [Details]
(2006)Perceptions of Women in Politics,
Fiona Buckley, Neil Collins and Theresa Reidy (2006) How Candidate Gender Can Affect Voting Behaviour: The Impact of Ballot Paper Photographs. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Perceptions of Women in Politics, UCC . [Details]
(2005)European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Annual Conference,
Fiona Buckley, Neil Collins and Theresa Reidy (2005) A Little Information Can be Dangerous. [Oral Presentation], European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Annual Conference, Corvinus University, Budapest, Hungary , 01-SEP-05 - 01-SEP-05. [Details]
(2005)Feminisms: Within and Without,
Fiona Buckley, Neil Collins and Theresa Reidy (2005) Biased Balloting: An Investigation of the Role of Gender in Voter Choice. [Oral Presentation], Feminisms: Within and Without, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland , 01-JUL-05 - 01-JUL-05. [Details]
(2005)Political Studies Association (PSA) Annual Conference,
Fiona Buckley, Neil Collins and Theresa Reidy (2005) Beauty Contest: The Impact of Ballot Paper Photographs on Voting Behaviour. [Oral Presentation], Political Studies Association (PSA) Annual Conference, University of Leeds, Leeds, England , 01-APR-05 - 01-APR-05. [Details]
(2005)Institute of International Economic Relations Pan Helenic Conference,
Theresa Reidy (2005) Money Can't Buy You Love: Economic Evaluations of Membership of the European Union. [Oral Presentation], Institute of International Economic Relations Pan Helenic Conference, Athens, Greece , 01-SEP-05 - 01-SEP-05. [Details]
(2004)Political Studies Association of Ireland (PSAI) Annual Conference,
Fiona Buckley, Neil Collins and Theresa Reidy (2004) Beauty is in the Eye of the Voter. [Oral Presentation], Political Studies Association of Ireland (PSAI) Annual Conference, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland , 01-OCT-04 - 01-OCT-04. [Details]
(2004)Political Studies Association (PSA) Annual Conference,
Theresa Reidy (2004) Comparative European Political Budget Cycles. [Oral Presentation], Political Studies Association (PSA) Annual Conference, University of Lincoln, England , 01-APR-04 - 01-APR-04. [Details]
(2004)Local Government in Ireland,
Theresa Reidy (2004) Designing a System of Local Government Finance for Ireland. [Invited Seminars/Guest Lectures], Local Government in Ireland, UCC . [Details]
(2003)European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Annual Conference,
Theresa Reidy (2003) Electoral Swings and Taxation Roundabouts: A Case Study in the Application of the Political Business Cycle Model. [Oral Presentation], European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Annual Conference, University of Marburg, Germany , 01-SEP-03 - 01-SEP-03. [Details]

Committees

 CommitteeFunctionFrom / To
College of Business and Law - Research Committee Member2015 /
College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences - Department of Government Council Member Member/
Community Academic Research Links (CARL) Member2013 /
Politics - Board of Studies Chair (2009-2012)/
BComm Board of Studies Member2004 / 2007
Teaching and Curriculum Development Member; Committee Chair 2009 - 20112004 / 2014
Academic Council - University College Cork Faculty of Commerce Representative2009 / 2012
Academic Council Subcommittee on International Education Member2005 / 2009
Academic Council Subcommittee on Teaching and Learning Member2011 / 2014
Academic Council Subcommittee on External Examiners Member2011 / 2012
Academic Council Subcommittee on Academic Development and Staff Enhancement Member2013 / 2014
Transparency International Ireland Member of the Advisory Board2011 /

Employment

 EmployerPositionFrom / To
University College Cork College Lecturer01-OCT-04 /
Concordia University Peter O'Brien Visiting Scholar01-SEP-14 / 01-DEC-14

Education

 YearInstitutionQualificationSubject
2004University College Cork Ph.D.

Outreach Activities

 Description

Academic Expert to the Constitutional Convention - Votes for Emigrants
Youtube Link

Academic Expert to the Constitutional Convention - Votes at 17

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pT4ErAqSml8

Member of the Election Monitoring Register of Irish Aid - Department of Foreign Affairs

Participant in Organisation for Security Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Election Monitoring Missions

2008 - Georgia - Presidential Election
2009 – Kyrgyzstan - Presidential Election
2010 – Ukraine - Presidential Election (round 1)
2010 – Ukraine  - Presidential Election (round 2) 
2013 - Mongolia - Presidential Election
 

Commentary and analysis provided on Irish politics and public finance for Reuters.
http://uk.reuters.com/search?blob=Theresa+Reidy&x=26&y=10

Journal Activities

 JournalRoleTo / From
Irish Political Studies Editor-
Electoral Studies Referee-
European Journal Of Political Research Referee-
Party Politics Referee-
European Political Science Referee-
Global Business And Economics Review Referee-
Administration Referee-
Irish Political Studies Referee-
Canadian Journal Of Irish Studies Referee-

Teaching Interests



PO1001 - Politics in Ireland
GV3209 - Political Economy
GV4407 - Public Finance
GV6012 - Global Economic Policies and Institutions

Current Postgraduate Students

 StudentDegree Type
Howard Patrick Gerard Doctoral Degree
Arnold Sinead Kathleen Masters Degree by Research

Modules Taught

 Term (ID))TitleLinkSubject
2017Introduction to Politics PO1001Introduction to Politics
2016Global Economic Policies and Institutions GV6012Global Economic Policies and Institutions
2016Political Economy 2 GV3217Political Economy 2
2016Public Finance 2 GV4413Public Finance 2