Charis Rice

Research Associate, Coventry University

Charis Rice is a Research Associate at the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations (CTPSR) at Coventry University. Charis obtained her PhD from the University of Ulster in the area of Government Communication. She has since held posts as a Lecturer in Communication and as a Research Consultant for a major Management Consultancy.

Her research interests include political and strategic communication in divided societies and exploring employee perceptions of trust, power and organisational change.

Charis has published in a variety of peer reviewed journals and edited collections. She regularly presents her work at a host of international conferences including: the International Communication Association (ICA), the European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA), the Political Studies Association (PSA), and the International Conference in Public Policy (ICPP).

She is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and part of an international network on Ministerial Advisers.

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Recent Publications

  • Rice, C. and Somerville, I. (2017) ‘Political contest and oppositional voices in post-conflict democracy: The impact of institutional design on government-media relations’, International Journal of Press/Politics, 22(1):92-110. 
  • Somerville, I. and Rice, C. (2016) ‘Deliberative democracy and government public relations in a deeply divided society: Exploring the perspectives of Government Information Officers in Northern Ireland’. In: Somerville, I., Taylor, M., Toledano, M., and Hargie, O., (Eds.) International Public Relations: Perspectives from Deeply Divided Societies (pp.72-93). London: Routledge.
  • Rice, C., Somerville, I., and Wilson, J. (2015) ‘Democratic Communication and the Role of Special Advisers in Northern Ireland’s Consociational Government’. International Journal of Public Administration 38 (1), 4-14.
  • Rice, C., and Somerville, I. (2013) ‘Power-sharing and political public relations: Government-press relationships in Northern Ireland’s developing democratic institutions’. Public Relations Review, 39 (4), 293-302.

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Positively Influencing Individuals During Organisational Change

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Trust and Insider Threat: ensuring we don’t look back – or forward – in anger

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