Dr Anthony O' Halloran is a political scientist who lives in County Tipperary. He holds a PhD in Government from University College, Cork, an MA in Comparative Politics from University College, Dublin and a BA in Law, Politics and Sociology from University College Galway. Dr O' Halloran currently lectures at the Dublin Campus of Champlain College Vermont and the Institute of Technology Carlow. He has been a visiting scholar at Southern Illinois University, California State University and Champlain College, Vermont. In Ireland he has previously lectured at University College Cork and the National University of Ireland, Maynooth.
He co-authored Politics in a Changing Ireland 1960-2007: A Tribute to Seamus Pattison, published by the Institute of Public Administration, Dublin in 2008. His monograph The Dáil in the 21st Century was published by Mercier Press, Cork in 2010. His co-edited collection of essays Walls, Fences, Borders and Boundaries: Essays on Social Exclusion, Inclusion and Integration was published by Kendall Hunt, Iowa also in 2010. Dr O' Halloran is currently researching his fourth book which focuses on deliberative democracy.