Professor Alison Harcourt
BA (Northern Illinois), MA (Warwick) PhD (Manchester)
Telephone: 01392 724508
Professor Harcourt specialises regulatory change in communications markets. She is interested in solutions to regulatory problems based around the citizen/consumer and/or civil society voice. She has written on the regulation of traditional and new media markets at EU and international levels contributing to the literature on agenda setting, regulatory competition, soft governance, Europeanisation, policy transfer and policy convergence. Currently, Alison is PI on the ESRC funded project 'International Professional Fora: a study in civil society participation in internet governance' (September 2015 - September 2018) with CIs George Christou (Warwick) and Seamus Simpson (Salford) and an ESRC Senior Fellow on the ESRC UK in a Changing Europe programme with the project "The impact of a proposed UK Brexit from the EU: the UK communications industries".