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Dr Lydia Beuman

Law and Government

Name: Dr Lydia Beuman
Department: Law and Government
Role: Government
Phone Number: 01 700 8264
Email Address: lydia.beuman@dcu.ie
Room: C1102
Campus: DCU Glasnevin Campus

Biographical Details

Dr. Lydia M. Beuman is an IRC Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellow at the School of Law and Government. Her research interests are at the intersection of political institutions, conflict management and democratisation.

Dr. Beuman’s postdoctoral project involves a comparative study on the effects of Governments of National Unity on political stability and democratisation. She received her PhD degree from Dublin City University in November 2013 and her doctoral thesis on semi-presidentialism in East Timor was published by Routledge in 2016.Originally from the Netherlands, she holds a BA in Human Geography and a MA in Political Science and International Relations from the University of Amsterdam (UvA). She also pursued a doctoral course in Security and Defence studies at the Portuguese Catholic University (UCP), Lisbon.

Dr. Lydia M. Beuman writes about politics in Portuguese-speaking countries for the Africa Research Institute, World Politics Review and the academic blog Presidential Power.

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