The ACE Team 

Meet the ACE team

As Social Scientists we contribute to debates in a number of ways: media commentary, briefing papers, academic research articles and text books…Professor Simon Green


  • Professor John Gaffney, Co-Director
    Specialisms: Politics, Political Leadership, Discourse, Role of Political Parties
  • Doctor Carolyn Rowe, Co-Director
    Specialisms: Territorialism in Europe, comparative Federalism and political communication

ACE also integrates three colleagues from the School’s Sociology and Policy group (Dodds, Fuller and West) and one from Aston Business School (Bailey); together, they form ACE Policy Studies Unit (PSU). Over time, the establishment of the PSU has helped to consolidate ACE research environment.