Daniel Wincott

Cardiff University
Blackwell Professor of Law and Society

Biography

Daniel Wincott holds the Blackwell Law and Society Chair at Cardiff University School of Law and Politics.  A political scientist and policy analyst by background, he has developed wide-ranging research interests and an enthusiasm for working across disciplines (politics, law, socio-legal studies, social and public policy).

Professor Wincott moved to Cardiff from a Chair in European and Comparative Politics at the University of Birmingham and earlier held positions in Law and Politics at the Universities of Leicester and Warwick. He has held an Honorary Professorial Fellowship in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Edinburgh.

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Posts by this author

On Prorogation

Dan Wincott of Cardiff University responds to the ruling of the Supreme Court.

Territorial politics, identities and the constitution: setting Brexit in perspective

CCC Fellow Professor Daniel Wincott of Cardiff University examines how Brexit processes have already reshaped territorial politics in the UK and changed its territorial constitution.
Commission on Justice in Wales

The Commission on Justice in Wales (Thomas Commission)

The Commission on Justice in Wales, chaired by Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd, will further clarify the legal and political identity of Wales within the UK constitution. Doing so, explains Prof Dan Wincott, will also bring clarity to the enduring significance of other territorial legal jurisdictions.
Five flags of the UK

Brexit and the territorial constitution: déjà vu all over again?

Brexit is re-making the UK’s constitution under our noses. The territorial constitution is particularly fragile. Pursuing Brexit, Theresa May’s government has stumbled into deep questions about devolution.