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Mr Alistair Jones

Job: Principal Lecturer

Faculty: Business and Law

School/department: Department of Politics & Public Policy

Research group(s): Local Governance Research Unit

Address: The Gateway, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK, LE1 9BH

T: +44 (0)116 2078787

E: anjones@dmu.ac.uk

W: www.dmu.ac.uk/pol

 

Personal profile

British politics, elections, European Union, devolution

Publications and outputs 

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Key research outputs

“Where has all the Public Administration gone?”  This won the award for the best paper at the PAC annual conference 18-19 July 2012

Areas of teaching

British Politics

European Union

Government-Business relations

Qualifications

BA (Hons) Political Science, University of Canterbury, NZ.

MA Political Science, University of Canterbury, NZ

Courses taught

British and European Integration (POPP5022)

British Culture - to be taught at Liaonin University, Shenyang

British Government and Politics (POPP1407)

Politics in Business (POPP1405)

Public Affairs (JOUR2003)

Government and Business (POPP2406)

Membership of external committees

Public Administration Committee Executive (2011- )

Conference attendance

"Independent Politics in Wales: Diverse practices but needing a permanent presence” Paper to the European Urban Research Association (EURA) 2016 Annual Conference, Torino, Italy, 16-18 June 2016

C.Copus and A.Jones; "Restructuring Welsh Local Government: Lesson-learning from New Zealand", European Urban Research Association annual conference, "Transforming cities, transformative cities" University of Lucian Braga in Sibiu, Romania (17-20 September 2015)

T. Clark and A.Jones; "Teaching Public Affairs - the Cinderella Subject of Journalism courses", UK Association for Journalism Educational annual conference - The Future of Journalism Education, University of Greenwich (25-26 June 2015)

T. Clark and A.Jones; "Not what they want but what they need - teaching Politics to Journalism students" Student Transitions - the Triad of Understanding Learning and Teaching conference, De Montfort University (3 September 2014)

PAC annual conference (Plymouth 18-19 July 2012).  “Where has all the Public Administration gone?”  This won the award for the best paper at the conference

PAC annual conference (Edinburgh 9-11 September 2013).  Presented a paper entitled "Junior Ministers: Are they really political eunuchs?"

Key research outputs

Copus, C. and Jones, A. 'Welsh Local Government Association Literature Review on Council Size: Commission on Public Service Governance & Delivery Service Provider Consultation'

Media work

Politics expert commenting on the EU referendum result and the resignation of David Cameron on East Midlands Today, 24 June 2016

Political commentator on the EU referendum result and the resignation of David Cameron for Gem 106 (East Midlands), 24 June 2016

Political commentator on the EU referendum result and the resignation of David Cameron for BBC Radio Leicester, 24 June 2016

Political commentator on the predicted voter turnout for the EU referendum for Gem 106 (East Midlands), 22 June 2016

Politics expert for a panel debate on EU membership for BBC Radio Leicester, 21 June 2016 

Author of the First Person column for the Leicester Mercury on the toxicity of the EU referendum campaign, 20 June 2016

Author of an article for Leicester Mercury on Immigration, the free movement of people and the impact on Leicester and Leicestershire for the Leicester Mercury, 13 June 2016

Reviewer of newspapers for BBC Radio Leicester, 11 June 2016

Author of the First Person column for the Leicester Mercury on the splits in the Conservative party over the EU referendum, 2 June 2016

Political commentator on electoral enrolment and turnout for the EU referendum for BBC Radio Coventry and Warwickshire, 27 May 2016

 

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