WISERD would like to congratulate our Co-Director Paul Chaney on his recent promotion to Professor in the 2015 round of Cardiff University promotions. Professor Chaney said he was delighted to be given a Personal Chair – and was looking forward to continuing to work with colleagues on Wiserd’s exciting research programme.
Paul is Professor of Policy and Politics at Cardiff University School of Social Sciences. He has been a member of a number of public advisory bodies - including the UK government Steering Group on the Equality and Human Rights Commission. He was a panel member/ special adviser to the RAE (2008) and REF (2010-11). He is co-editor of the peer-reviewed journal Contemporary Wales: An Annual Review of Social, Political and Economic Research. He is the author of over fifty papers in leading international peer-review academic journals, eleven edited collections and two monographs.
He is also a Research Affiliate of the Sustainable Places Research Institute at Cardiff University interested in electoral politics and environmental policy-making; and deliberative democracy and sustainability.