Professor Helen Sullivan is the Director of the Crawford School of Public Policy. She is an expert in how societies are governed with a specific focus on collaborative governance, citizen participation in decision making, public policy reform, and urban governance.
Helen's current research projects include collaborative governance in cities under austerity and investigating the social licence to operate of an emerging coal seam gas industry. Her most recent book was Hybrid Governance in European Cities: Neighbourhood, Migration and Democracy.
Helen's work reflects a long-term commitment to finding new ways to bridge the gap between research and policy.