John Nagle


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I am Professor of Sociology.  I received my PhD in Anthropology from Queen's University Belfast. I was then appointed to positions at the Institute of Irish Studies at Queen's and at INCORE, a United Nations Research Centre for the Study of Conflict at the University of Ulster, as lecturer at the University of East London, and as Reader in Sociology at the University of Aberdeen. I have also been a Visiting Research Fellow at the Exeter Centre for Ethno-Political Studies at the University of Exeter, Fellow at University College London, and Visiting Professor of Sociology at the United Arab Emirates University. I am currently a Fellow and member of the advisory baord for SEPAD (Sectarianism, Proxies & De-sectarianisation), a project hosted at the Richardson Institute, Lancaster University.

At Queen's University Belfast, I am a Fellow of the The Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice and the Institute of Irish Studies.

I am the current co-editor in chief for the Irish Journal of Sociology and I sit on the editorial board for Nationalism and Ethnic Politics.

I have published five books and a number of articles in leading international journals. My research has been published in the Conversation, Slate Magazine, the Independent, the Times Higher, and Huffington Post, and featured in Al Jazeera, Belfast Telegraph, and Reuters.  I have been interviewed on BBC News, Sky News, BBC Scotland, and LBC.

I have also been an an Inner International Board Member for the Irish Research Council and have sat on the Carnegie Trust Panel. My research has been funded by - among others - the Leverhulme Trust, AHRC, and the Scottish Funding Council.

You can listen to me talk about some aspects of my research on this podcast and in this videoclip


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