13 August 2019

New visitor at CECS - Eoin Carolan

Eoin Carolan is a Full Professor at University College Dublin, where he is also Director of the Centre for Constitutional Studies. He was recently awarded a €2m grant under the ERC Consolidator Scheme. His project on "The Foundations of Institutional Authority" will investigate the relationship between authority and socio-political forces such as populism or declining public trust in different states.  He has authored or co-authored a number of books, including "The Right to Privacy: A Doctrinal and Comparative Analysis" (Round Hall, 2008), "The Irish Constitution: Governance and Values" (eds) (Round Hall, 2008), "The New Separation of Powers: A Theory for the Modern State" (Oxford University Press, 2009), "The Irish Constitution: Perspectives and Prospects (Bloomsbury, 2012) and "Judicial Power in Ireland" (ed), (IPA, 2018).  He was awarded the 2011 Kevin Boyle Prize for Outstanding Legal Scholarship for "The New Separation of Powers: A Theory for the Modern State".