Dr Daniel Fitzpatrick

Lecturer in Politics and International Relations 

Profile photo Dr Daniel Fitzpatrick

Danny joined the department as a Lecturer in Politics and International Relations in September 2016. Before coming to Aston he was a Lecturer and Research Fellow in Politics at the University of Manchester. He has also held research positions at the University of Sheffield and has been a Visiting Fellow at Boston University.

Danny's main interests are in the study of regulation, public policy, British politics and theories of state transformation. His book on The Politics of UK Regulation: Between Tradition, Contingency and Crisis was published by Palgrave in 2016.

Danny is also interested in the politics of sport, particularly football. Along with other colleagues working in this area he helped set up The Football Collective in 2015 - a new research network designed to promote critical analysis of the game. 

  • PhD (Politics), ESRC funded, University of Sheffield
  • MA in Research Methods in Politics and IR (Distinction), ESRC funded, University of Sheffield
  • BA in Politics (First Class Hons.), University of Liverpool
  • PGCE in Social Sciences, Sheffield Hallam University
  • LP3024 Political Parties and Party Systems
  • LP3041 Sport and Politics
  • LP2007 Comparative Politics
Danny is open to supervising PhD students interested in the theory and practice of regulation, the politics of sport, representation and democracy, and British politics. 

Email: d.fitzpatrick3@aston.ac.uk

Phone: 0121 204 5266