Vice-Chancellor's Office


Academic Planning, Staffing and External Relations

Professor Tony Gallagher

Professor Tony Gallagher Vice-Chancellor's Office, Queen's University,
Belfast, BT7 1NN, Northern Ireland

Secretary to Professor Gallagher
Miss Pauline Allen  (0)28 9097 5220


Professor Tony Gallagher took up post of Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Academic Planning, Staffing and External Relations on 1 May 2010.  He joined Queen’s as a Lecturer in Education in 1992 and was later appointed to a Readership in 1995 and a Chair in 1999. In 2005 he was appointed Head of the School of Education.

His main research interest lies in the role of education in societies marked by ethnic conflict, although he is also interested more generally in issues related to equality and social inclusion in education. Most of his research has been carried out in Northern Ireland, although he has also worked in the Middle East, with Israeli and Palestinian educators, and in South East Europe. He has acted as a consultant for many government departments, non-governmental public bodies, voluntary and community organizations, and a range of international organizations. His current main work involves the exploration of effective methods of school collaboration to raise standards and promote new relationships across denominational divisions in Northern Ireland.

As a member of the University Executive Board, Professor Gallagher has responsibility for: