Department of Government

Our people

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Discover the people behind political science at Essex

The Department of Government is home to academic experts, dedicated professionals, and the future of political research.

  • Our academic staff hold various posts within the department, deliver excellence in the teaching of our modules, and conduct research in a wide range of specialisms
  • Our professional services staff are responsible for the day-to-day operation of the department, supporting the delivery of our teaching and our research
  • Our research students investigate a broad range of exciting topics and are supervised by our academic staff
  • Our honorary staff hold a variety of roles and are recognised for their range of academic contributions to the department from their field of expertise

    Contact details and further information about the specific interests of our members can be found in their profiles.
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Want to work with us?

The staff within our Department are integral to our vision; we are looking for passionate and driven individuals who want to join an exciting academic Department dedicated to excellence in teaching and research within politics and government. Visit our vacancy list for details of current job opportunities.

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Contact us
Department of Government University of Essex
Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO4 3SQ
Telephone: 01206 872737