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Personal Statement

Professor Richard Rose is a pioneer in the comparative study of public policy through quantitative and qualitative analysis. He has given seminars in 45 countries across Europe, North and South America, Africa, and Asia, and his writings have been translated into 18 languages. He is the founder-director of the Centre for the Study of Public Policy, for which he has been made a fellow of four natoinal academies and given many lifetime achievement honours. For career details see the annual edition of Who's Who (London: A & C Black).

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Oxford

Award Date: 1 Jan 1960

Bachelor of Arts, Johns Hopkins University

Award Date: 1 Jan 1953


  • Comparative politics. Public policy. Social science


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Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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  • The quiet before the guns came out

    Rose, R., Bew, P. (ed.), Coleman, M. & Dháibhéid, CN., 4 Mar 2022, Northern Ireland 1921-2021: Centenary Historical Perspectives. Nic Dháibhéid, C., Coleman, M. & Bew, P. (eds.). Belfast, p. 104-115 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • How sick is British democracy? A clinical diagnosis

    Rose, R., 30 Sept 2021, In: Political Insight. 12, 3, p. 28-30 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review