Dr Michael Farrelly

Dr Michael Farrelly

Lecturer in English Language

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Arts Cultures and Education
  • Department of English and American Studies

Summary

Dr Michael Farrelly is an English language lecturer and a critical discourse analyst with a strong research interest in cultural political economy.

He is currently working on the research and analysis of discourses of democracy, the economic crisis and of public policy on non-fossil sources of energy.

Dr Farrelly took his PhD, on discourse in local democracy, at Lancaster under the supervision of Professor Norman Fairclough, Professor Greg Myers and Professor Ruth Wodak.

He has applied a critical discourse analytic approach to numerous research projects at the University of Liverpool, the University of Birmingham, the Open University and at Lancaster University, as well as at Hull.

Recent outputs

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Book

Critical policy discourse analysis

Farrelly, M., Montesano Montessori, N., & Mulderrig, J. (in press). N. Montesano Montessori, M. Farrelly, & J. Mulderrig (Eds.). Critical policy discourse analysis. London: Edward Elgar Publishing

Book Chapter

Analysing the representation of social actors: a conceptualisation of objects of governance

Farrelly, M. (2019). Analysing the representation of social actors: a conceptualisation of objects of governance. In N. Montesano Montessori, M. Farrelly, & J. Mulderrig (Eds.), Critical policy discourse analysis. London: Edward Elgar Publishing

Introducing critical policy discourse analysis

Farrelly, M., Mulderrig, J., & Montesano Montessori, N. (in press). Introducing critical policy discourse analysis. In N. Montesano Montessori, M. Farrelly, & J. Mulderrig (Eds.), Critical discourse policy analysis. London: Edward Elgar Publishing

Concluding remarks on critical policy discourse analysis

Farrelly, M., Montesano Montessori, N., & Mulderrig, J. (in press). Concluding remarks on critical policy discourse analysis. In N. Montesano Montessori, M. Farrelly, & J. Mulderrig (Eds.), Critical policy discourse analysis. London: Edward Elgar Publishing

Journal Article

Does the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) sufficiently prioritise enablement of access to therapeutic opioids" A systematic critical analysis of six INCB annual reports, 1968-2018

Clark, J. D., Johnson, M., Fabowale, B., Farrelly, M., & Currow, D. (in press). Does the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) sufficiently prioritise enablement of access to therapeutic opioids? A systematic critical analysis of six INCB annual reports, 1968-2018. Journal of Global Health Reports, 4,

Postgraduate supervision

Dr Farrelly is keen to supervise PhD research which applies critical discourse analysis (CDA) and / or cultural political economy (CPE) to issues of political, social, environmental, and economic justice.

Current PhD supervisions

- Muhammad Imran Khan, Analysing Cohesion in English