Rónán Riordan is a PhD Researcher at the Hertie School and Research Associate at the Jacques Delors Centre.
His research focuses on EU institutions, in particular the influence of the Court of Justice on EU law-making in the field of services. Rónán is a Research Associate at the CIVICA funded ‘Contesting the Court’ project which explores the judicial politics of the European Union, co-headed by Mark Dawson, Bruno de Witte and Elise Muir. He recently completed a three year research agenda (with Imelda Maher) exploring the interactions of EU law and the Irish legal system, published as a series of peer reviewed papers (also with Barry Rodger and Neža Šubic).
Rónán has degrees in law, politics, and sociology from University College Dublin. Prior to joining Hertie in 2020 he was Research Assistant to the Dean of Law at the Sutherland School of Law, he has also taught courses on European Union politics and policy, Irish contract law, and was a Research Assistant at the ERC funded Effective Nature Laws Project (€1.4 million grant).
Main Supervisor: Prof. Mark Dawson, PhD.
Second Supervisor: Prof. Niamh Nic Shuibhne, PhD.