Dr Katy Hayward

BA Hons (University of Ulster), PhD (University College Dublin)

Research Fellow

Tel: +44 (0)28 9097 1432
E-mail: K.Hayward @ qub.ac.uk

Research Interests

Dr Hayward's primary research interests are Irish politics, Conflict transformation, Nationalism, European integration, Cross-border cooperation. She is currently working on three projects. The first ‘Party Politics and the EU in Ireland’ is to be published as a special issue of Irish Political Studies, to be jointly edited with Professor Ben Tonra. The second, ‘Political discourse as an instrument of conflict and peace in Northern Ireland’, is to be published as a special issue of Peace and Conflict Studies, jointly edited with Dr Catherine O’Donnell. And the third is ongoing research on regionalism and European integration, together with Dr Malin Stegmann McCallion (University of Wales, Aberystwyth) and Dr Mary Murphy (University College Cork).

Dr Hayward is founding convenor of the European Studies Specialist Group of the Political Studies Association of Ireland. She has previously held fellowships in the Dublin European Institute (UCD), the School of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy in QUB (for the FP5 EUBorderConf project) and the Institute of British-Irish Studies, UCD (IRCHSS Government of Ireland Fellowship).  

Select Publications

Irish nationalism and European integration. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2008 (forthcoming). 

‘The influence of the EU towards conflict transformation on the island of Ireland’, (with Antje Wiener) in Thomas Diez, Stephan Stetter and Matthias Albert (eds) European Integration and Border Conflict Transformation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008 (forthcoming).

Recycling the State: the politics of adaptation in contemporary Irelan. (Joint contributing editor with Muiris MacCárthaigh). Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2007.

‘Building on the EU’s legacy: Cross-border cooperation in Ireland’, Administration (Journal of the Institute of Public Administration) Vol. 55 (3), 2007: 51-74.

‘Mediating the European ideal: cross-border programmes and conflict resolution on the island of Ireland’, Journal of Common Market Studies Vol. 45 (3), 2007: 675-93.

‘Cherry-picking the diaspora’, (joint author with Kevin Howard) in Bryan Fanning (ed.) Immigration and social change in Ireland (Manchester University Press), 2007: 55-69.

‘National territory in European space: Reconfiguring the island of Ireland’, European Journal of Political Research, Vol. 45 (6), 2006: 897-920.

‘Reiterating national identities: The approach of the European Union to conflict resolution in Northern Ireland’, Cooperation and Conflict, Vol. 41 (3), 2006: 261-84.