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Dan Hough
Professor of Politics (Politics)
T: +44 (0)1273 877648 or +44 (0)1273 678578



Winner of University of Sussex Teaching Award, Established Faculty Category, 2012.

Winner of the PSA's Bernard Crick Award for Outstanding Teaching, New Entrants Prize, 2005.

Research Skills and Methods in Political Science (UG1)

Political Governance: Modern Germany (UG2)

Political Corruption (UG3)



Convenor of the MA Corruption and Governance

Convenor of the LLM in Corruption, Law and Governance (taught out of Doha, Qatar)

Anti-Corruption (core module)



I currently supervise 8 PhD students. They write on a variety of corruption-related issues. I welcome PhD applications in all areas where I have previously done research. The students that I currently supervise are;



- Liljana Cvetanoska. 'Corruption in Central and Eastern Europe: The influence of the European Union on the control of corruption in the Czech Republic, Macedonia and Romania' (funded by a Chancellor's International Research Scholarship').

- Rebecca Dobson. ‘Institutional corruption and UK policy-making; the case of climate change policy’ (funded by the Economic and Social Research Council).

- Riccardo D’Emidio. ‘Social norms and perceptions of integrity in Ghana’.

- Uche Igwe. 'The Politics of Anti-Corruption in Nigeria'.   

- Miguel Lara Otaola. 'Election Results: When, where and under what conditions are they accepted? A global comparative study' (funded by the Mexican National Council of Science and Technology). 
- Moletsane Monyake. 'Anti-Corruption Reform, Political Will and Collective Action in Sub-Saharan Africa' (funded by a Commonwealth Scholarship).
- Sam Power. 'Party Funding Regimes and Corruption in Western Europe: Linkages, Relationships and Trends' (funded by the ESRC).
- Tom Shipley. ‘Fighting corruption at the regional level; A case study of Nigeria’, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council.