Alison Harcourt

  • Professor
  • London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London, UK
  • 28/05/2022

Personal Summary

Professor Harcourt specialises regulatory change in digital markets and interested in solutions to regulatory problems based around the citizen/consumer and/or civil society voice. Alison has written on the regulation of traditional and new media markets and internet governance at EU and international levels contributing to the literature on agenda setting, regulatory competition, soft governance, Europeanisation and policy convergence. Her recent research derives from her ESRC project 'International Professional Fora: a study in civil society participation in internet governance' and ESRC Senior Fellowship on the UK in a Changing Europe programme project 'The impact of a proposed UK Brexit from the EU: the UK communications industries'. Alison was conferred as Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in 2018. She was seconded to the Venice International University in 2021 on Exeter's global partnership programme and is on sabbatical in 2022. She is currently Visiting Professor at the Department of Media and Communications at LSE