Dr Sean Kippin

Lecturer in Public Policy

Politics Stirling

Dr Sean Kippin

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Public policy and policymaking, UK and Scottish politics, democracy and constitutional politics and reform, inequalities and public policy, health policy, education policy.


Review of Making Life Better Framework
PI: Professor Paul Cairney
Funded by: Institute of Public Health in Ireland

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Book Chapter

Kippin S & Cairney P (2023) United Kingdom, Public policy in. In: van Gerven M, Rothmayr Allison C & Schubert K (eds.) Encyclopedia of Public Policy. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing, pp. 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-90434-0_48-1

Website Content

Kippin S (2020) Richard Leonard: confidence or no confidence?. University of Stirling Public Policy Blog [Blog post] 18.09.2020. https://policyblog.stir.ac.uk/2020/09/18/richard-leonard-confidence-or-no-confidence/

Book Chapter

Dunleavy P & Kippin S (2018) The political parties and party system. In: Dunleavy P, Park A & Taylor R (eds.) The UK's Changing Democracy: The 2018 Democratic Audit. London: LSE Press, pp. 93-111. https://doi.org/10.31389/book1



I teach on Stirling University's public policy and politics modules, including; Understanding Public Policy; Policy and Policymaking in the UK; Policy and Policymaking in Scotland; The Politics of British Social Democracy; Political Concepts and Ideas; and Political Research Methods. I also play roles (non-exhaustively) supporting the core modules of the Master of Public Policy degree, and supervise undergraduate dissertations,