Department of Political Science
Program: PhDSupervisor: Dietlind Stolle
Aengus is broadly interested in civic engagement, non-electoral forms of democracy, political psychology, local government and the policy development process. His current research focuses on examining how 'engagement exercises' are being applied and used by civic administrations and administrators to nudge, constrain, enrich, or even replace traditional representative democracy decision-making processes.
Research InterestsDeliberative Democracy
New Communication Technology
Non-electoral forms of Political Participation
Public opinion and political preferences
Satisfaction with Democracy