CV

Employment

Jul 2014  –  Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Public Policy
Department of Political Science,
University College London
Jan 2011  –  Jun 2014 Ussher Assistant Professor of Political Economy
Department of Political Science,
Trinity College, Dublin
Sep 2009  –  Dec 2010 Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Institute for International Integration Studies,
Trinity College, Dublin

Visiting Research Positions

2014 Summer  –  Visiting Research Fellow
Department of Political Science,
Trinity College, Dublin
2014 Spring/Summer Visiting Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science,
University of British Columbia
2009 Spring Visiting Doctoral Student
Department of Political Science,
Yale University

Education

2005 – 2009 DPhil Politics
Nuffield College, Oxford
2003 – 2004 MSc European Public Policy
University College London
1999 – 2002 BSc Economics
University of Bristol

Publications

  • Hicks, Timothy (forthcoming). “Inequality, Marketization, and the Left: Schools Policy in England and Sweden”. European Journal of Political Research.
    Available as: pre-publication draft.
  • Hicks, Timothy (conditionally accepted). “Acting Right? Privatization, Encompassing Interests, and the Left”. Political Science Research & Methods.
    Available as: pre-publication draft.
  • Hicks, Timothy (2014). “Partisan Governance and Policy Implementation: The Politics of Academy Conversion Amongst English Schools”. Public Administration 92(4), 995-1016.
    Available as: pre-publication draft; article ($).
  • Hicks, Timothy (2013). “Partisan Strategy and Path Dependence: The Post-War Emergence of Health Systems in the UK and Sweden”. Comparative Politics 45(2), 207–226.
    Available as: pre-publication draft; article ($).

Teaching

PhD Supervision

  • Liam Kneafsey (TCD: 2013-)

Graduate

  • Theories and Actors of the Policy Process: MSc, UCL (2014).
  • Parties and Public Policy: MSc, TCD (2011, 2012, 2013).
  • International Political Economy: MSc, TCD (2011, 2012, 2013).
  • Political Economy: PhD, TCD (2011).
  • Dissertation Supervision: 11 MSc students, TCD (2011, 2012, 2013).

Undergraduate

  • Introduction to Public Policy: UCL (2015).
  • The Politics of Inequality: TCD (2011, 2012, 2013).
  • European Union Politics: TCD (2011).
  • Government and Politics in Western Europe: Oxford (2008).
  • International Political Economy: Oxford (2008).

Funding & Awards

  • “Are The Rich Better Off Than They Were Four Years Ago? Class-Biased Economic Voting in Comparative Perspective”: Irish Research Council (2014)  —  €120,747 (Declined).
  • “Are The Rich Better Off Than They Were Four Years Ago? Class-Biased Economic Voting in Comparative Perspective”: Arts & Benefactions Fund, TCD (2013)  —  €1,500.
  • “The Politics of School Choice”: Arts & Benefactions Fund, TCD (2012)  —  €2,000.
  • Paper nominated for APSA conference award (2009).
  • Travel award: APSA (2009).
  • Travel award: DPIR, University of Oxford (2009).
  • Mobility Fund for Lisbon Joint Sessions: ECPR (2009).
  • Grants to support conference on “Inequality & Institutions”: DPIR; OCSID; Nuffield College – all University of Oxford (2009).
  • Empirical Implications of Theoretical Models: Washington University in St Louis (2008).
  • Travel award: Nuffield College, Oxford (2008).
  • Travel award: Norman Chester Fund, University of Oxford (2008).
  • Travel award and fee support for ECPR Summer School: Nuffield College, Oxford (2007).
  • Doctoral studentship: Nuffield College, Oxford (2005-2008).

Presentations

Conferences

American Political Science Association (2013, 2012, 2011, 2009); Council for European Studies (2014, 2012, 2009); European Consortium for Political Research General Conference (2011); European Consortium for Political Research Joint Sessions (2009); European Political Science Association (2013, 2011); Midwest Political Science Association (2009, 2007); Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (2009).

Workshops and Seminars

  • University of British Columbia “Comp-Can” workshop (Mar. 19, 2014) — “Inequality, Partisan Politics, and the (Surprising) Private Provision of Public Schooling”.
  • Dublin City University Centre for International Studies seminar (Oct. 2, 2013) — “Are the Rich Better Off Than They Were Four Years Ago? Class-Biased Economic Voting in Comparative Perspective”.
  • University College Dublin workshop on “Financialization, Consumption, and Social Welfare Politics” (May 24, 2012) — “Left Behind? Partisan Politics After The Financial Crisis”.
  • Paris School of Economics Political Economy and Institutional Change seminar (Dec. 13, 2011) — “Strategic Partisanship and Policy Over-Reach”.
  • London School of Economics IR Dept Cumberland Lodge Conference (Nov. 19, 2011) — “Left Behind? Partisan Politics After The Financial Crisis”.
  • Bremen University workshop on “Education, Religion and the Gender-vote-gap” (Oct. 14, 2011) — “The Partisan Politics of School Choice”.
  • Gothenburg University QoG seminar (Nov. 2, 2010) — “Acting Right? Left-wing Strength and Privatization”.
  • Konstanz University workshop on “Welfare State Traditions, Education and Higher Education Policy” (May 6, 2010) — “On the Comparative Political Economy of Educational Production”.

Extra Training

Referees

Professor David Rueda
(DPhil Supervisor)
Nuffield College,
Oxford
david.rueda@politics.ox.ac.uk
Professor David Soskice
(DPhil Supervisor)
Department of Government,
London School of Economics
d.w.soskice@lse.ac.uk
Professor Johannes Lindvall
Department of Political Science,
Lund University,
Sweden
johannes.lindvall@svet.lu.se
Associate Professor Alan Jacobs
Department of Political Science,
University of British Columbia
Canada
alan.jacobs@ubc.ca

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