Dr Elin Royles BSc Prifysgol Cymru Aberystwyth, MSc (Econ) Prifysgol Cymru Aberystwyth, PhD Prifysgol Cymru Aberystwyth
Department of International Politics
International Politics Building
Elin joined the department in 2003 and is a Senior Lecturer. Her research and teaching are associated with the areas of: Territorial Politics and Post-devolution UK politics; Sub-state diplomacy and Nation-building; Sub-state climate change & sustainable development policy; Civil society; Language planning and policy.
She is currently the Department's Director of Welsh-Medium Studies and a Member of Executive Committee and Theme Leader for ‘Language, Culture and Identities’ at the University's Centre for Welsh Politics and Society.
Main areas of research: Territorial Politics and post-devolution UK politics; Sub-state diplomacy and nation-building; Sub-state climate change & sustainable development policy; Civil Society; Language planning and policy.
She is currently involved in the following research grants:
WP C3.1 - Shifting forms of governance and the grassroots politics of separatism, part of theme 3 Contentious Politics and Civic Gain of the ESRC funded WISERD Civil Society - Civic Satisfaction and Civil Repair project
.Her thesis that won the Political Studies Association's Walter Bagehot Prize for the best thesis in government and public administration in 2004-05 and between 2005 and 2014 she was co-editor of the Contemporary Wales journal.
Territorial politics and sub-state governance
Welsh Politics and society
Language policy and planning