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Prize Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Sep 2011 - current
Nuffield College, Oxford, UK
Doctoral Research Fellow. 2009 - 2011
Marie Curie Excellence Project POLGLOBALSERV in Political Economy
Project Director: Dr. Anne Wren
Institute for International Integration Studies, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Ph.D. Political Economy and Government. Nov 2010
Dissertation: Essays on the Political Economy of Redistribution
Committee: Torben Iversen (chair), James Alt, Peter A. Hall and Christopher Jencks
A.M. Political Economy and Government. 2007.
Fields: Comparative Politics, Public Economics, Inequality and Social Policy
Oxford University, Oxford, UK
B.A. (Hons) Philosophy Politics and Economics
Does Median Voter Income Matter? The Effects of Inequality and Turnout on Government Spending. Political Studies, 61(1) March 2013.
The Liberal Model in (the) Crisis: Continuity and Change in Great Britain and Ireland (with Anne Wren). In: Coping with Crisis: Government Reactions to the Great Recession , Nancy Bermeo and Jonas Pontusson (eds.), Russell Sage 2013.
The Political Economy of Working Time and Redistribution. In: The Political Economy of the Service Transition, Anne Wren (ed.), Oxford University Press 2013.
Neoliberalism and social resilience in the developed democracies. (with Peter A. Hall). In: Social Resilience in tne Neoliberal Era Peter A. Hall and Michele Lamont (eds.), Cambridge University Press 2013.
Awards, Grants and Fellowships
Pre-doctoral research fellowship, Marie Curie Excellence Project in Political Economy. 2009-2011
Institute for International Integration Studies, Trinity College Dublin
Doctoral Fellowship, 2006-2010
Harvard Univeristy/NSF Multidisciplinary Program in Inequality and Social Policy
Best Paper Award (with Peter A. Hall and Rosemary Taylor) European Politics and Society Section of the APSA, 2008