Saoirse Gowan - Policy Associate
Saoirse Gowan joined The Democracy Collaborative in June 2018 and served as a policy associate.
She is a graduate of Trinity College, Dublin with a dual-major BA in History and Political Science, and completed an M.A. in Political Communications at Dublin City University.
Saoirse’s research focused on housing, political economy and alternative models of ownership, including right-to-own worker buyouts and the Inclusive Ownership Funds proposal. She previously interned with Irish parliamentarians Róisín Shortall and Catherine Murphy, contributing to labor market and housing policy development, and also contributed to the People’s Policy Project, producing research on codetermination, the Meidner Plan, and social housing. Publications where her work has been cited include The Washington Post, The Guardian, Politico, Mother Jones, The Nation, and Jacobin.