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Christopher Byrne

Lecturer in Politics, Leeds Beckett University

Christopher Byrne is a Lecturer in Politics at Leeds Beckett University.

He researches British government and contemporary political theory. He is author of Neoliberalisms in British Politics, a study of the influence of neoliberal political thought on the structure and policy outputs of British government in the post-Thatcher period. He has also published on aspects of the UK Parliament, including the efficacy of PMQs as a means of democratic accountability and the political afterlives of MPs.

He also researches aspects of higher education pedagogy, including how to make higher education more dyslexia-friendly.


  • –present
    Lecturer in Politics, Leeds Beckett University


  • 2014 
    University of Birmingham, PhD (Politics)