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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 Course

Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Study of Corruption (core)

Tackling Corruption: Methods, Means and Mechanisms (core)



I currently supervise 7 PhD students. They write on a variety of mostly (although not exclusively) 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').

- Juan Garcia Godinez. 'Narratives of Corruption and Anti-Corruption in Mexico' (funded by the Mexican National Council of Science and Technology). 

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

- Helen Keighley. 'Anti-Corruption Policy in Hungary: Enforcing compliance with EU anti-corruption policy after Accession'. 
- 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).