Hansard Scholars Programme: Who's Who?
Professor the Lord Norton of Louth FRSA, AcSS - Director of Studies
Lord Norton of Louth [Philip Norton] was appointed Professor of Government in 1986, making him - at the age of 35 - the youngest professor of politics in the UK. In 1992, he also became Director of the Centre for Legislative Studies and he is currently the Vice Chair of the Political Studies Association. In 1998, he was elevated to the peerage, as Lord Norton of Louth. He is currently a member of the Select Committee on the European Union, was Chairman of the Commission to Strengthen Parliament, which reported in 2000 and has been Chair of the Houses of Lords Constitution Committee (2001-2004).
Lord Norton is author or editor of 26 books and has also published over 65 book chapters, over 100 articles in scholarly journals and in excess of 225 short articles for parliamentary and other magazines. He has delivered over 100 papers to conferences around the globe and is an internationally recognised expert on the British Parliament and on comparative legislatures. Lord Norton has been described in The House Magazine - the journal of both Houses of Parliament - as ‘our greatest living expert on Parliament.'
Lisa George - Programme Director
Lisa George is the Director of the Study and Scholars Programme (run in association with the London School of Economics) and is responsible for the marketing and development of the Society's range of political education and training programmes. Lisa works closely with senior politicians, civil servants, journalists and other key political players to develop bespoke political training programmes within Parliament. She is also developing and expanding the Society's corporate sponsorship scheme.
Lisa joined the Hansard Society in June, 2009. Prior to joining the Society, she spent many years working for one of the first study abroad programmes to provide political (and other) internships for North American students, first as London Programmes Director and later as European Programmes Director. She has also worked for an NGO for which she organised political training programmes and provided in-house editorial support. Lisa received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Government and Speech Communications from the University of Virginia, USA.
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Gail Ann Bumbury - Programme Manager
Gail is responsible for the day-to-day running of the undergraduate Hansard Scholars Programme and the postgraduate Hansard Research Scholars Programme. She acts as the first point of contact for the Scholars.
Prior to joining the Hansard Society Gail worked at Youngstown State University, USA where she advised international students and managed the international undergraduate and ESL admission process. Originally from Guyana, South America, Gail moved to the U.S. in 2004 to pursue graduate studies at Ohio University. There she completed masters’ degrees in International Studies and Higher Education and worked as a graduate assistant in their International Office.
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Luke Boga Mitchell - Programme Coordinator
Luke is responsible for the general coordination of the programme, including the administrative organisation of the courses, placements, social and cultural events, and the programmes online agenda.
Luke joined the Hansard Society as an intern for the Study & Scholars Programme in April 2010 having previously interned as a writer for an online news and culture magazine. He graduated with a BA in Philosophy (2007) and an MA in Social & Political Thought (2009), both from the University of Sussex.
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Dr Elizabeth Monaghan - Lecturer in Parliament & Politics, Hansard Scholars Programme
Liz is a Lecturer in Politics in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Hull. Her teaching and research interests are in the field of Comparative European, with an emphasis on democracy and legitimacy issues in the European Union.
Dr Peter Catterall - Lecturer in Democracy & Public Policy, Hansard Research Scholars Programme
Peter has written extensively on British constitutional issues, party politics and the media. Apart from editing the journal National Identities, his current research interests range from the development and operation of British Cabinet committees to the role of the Leader of the Opposition in Westminster systems.
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31 October 2006 at 00:46