Aug 17 - Sept 17 News

GLOBAL RESEARCH INSTITUTES

Mitchell Institute Appointment

7/09/2016

Professor Richard English FBA, MRIA, FRSE, FRHistS
The Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice

View Profile

The Mitchell Institute welcomes Distinguished Professorial Fellow, Professor Richard English, to the GRI.

Richard English is Pro-Vice Chancellor for Internationalization and Engagement at Queen's University Belfast, where he is also Professor of Politics, and Distinguished Professorial Fellow in the Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice. He is the author of eight books, including the award-winning studies Armed Struggle: The History of the IRA (2003) and Irish Freedom: The History of Nationalism in Ireland (2006).  His most recent book, Does Terrorism Work? A History, was published in 2016 by Oxford University Press. 

He is also the co-editor/editor of a further six books, and is a frequent media commentator on terrorism and political violence, and on Irish politics and history, including work for the BBC, CNN, ITN, SKY NEWS, NPR, RTE, the Irish Times, the Times Literary Supplement, Newsweek, the Guardian, and the Financial Times.

Richard is a Fellow of the British Academy (FBA), a Member of the Royal Irish Academy (MRIA), a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (FRSE), a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society (FRHistS), an Honorary Fellow of Keble College Oxford and an Honorary Professor at the University of St Andrews.

More news and features

Latest News

Dr Cheryl Lawther - Simpson Visiting Scholar at University of Wyoming

26/09/2016 - Mitchell Institute Senior Research Fellow Dr Cheryl Lawther will attend the University of Wyoming as a 'Simpson Visiting Scholar' in November 2016.

Latest News

British Academy Briefing: A Bill of Rights for the UK?

7/09/2016 - The proposal to repeal the Human Rights Act 1998 and replace it with a new Bill of Rights for the UK continues to generate considerable debate and controversy.