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Dr Nuala Johnson

<p>Dr. Nuala C. Johnson (<a href="/schools/gap/Staff/AcademicStaff/DrNualaJohnson/ExtendedInformation/">Extended Information</a>)</p>
<p><strong>Director of Research, <a href="">Society, Space and Culture</a></strong></p>

Dr. Nuala C. Johnson (Extended Information)

Director of Research, Society, Space and Culture


BA Hons (Geography and Politics) U C Dublin 1983
MA U C Dublin 1985,
PhD Syracuse University, New York 1990

Reader in Human Geography



School of Geography, Archaeology and Palaeoecology (GAP)
Queen’s University Belfast
Belfast, BT7 1NN
Northern Ireland, UK
+44 (0)2890 973358
On study leave until February 2015


+44 (0) 28 90973358

Current Teaching:


GAP1011 Human Geographies of the Modern World
GAP1012 Spaces of Development
GAP2042 Contemporary Approaches to Geographical Enquiry


GAP7402 Critical Approaches to Human Geography

Current Administrative Roles:

Director of Research for the Society, Space and Culture Cluster
School Library Representative
School Disability Officer
Representative, Conference of Heads of Geography in Higher Education Institutions (RGS-IBG)
Board Member, Institute of Collaborative Research in the Humanities

Current Research:

Society, Space and Culture Research Cluster (SSC)


Recent Publications

Johnson, N.C., Schein, R. H. and Winders, J. (eds.) 2013 The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Cultural Geography, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford.

Johnson, N.C. 2011 Nature Displaced, Nature Displayed: Order and Beauty in Botanical Gardens, London: IB Tauris. 267pp

Johnson, N.C. (ed.) 2008  Culture and Society, London: Ashgate.

Johnson, N. C. 2012 A Royal Encounter: Space, Spectacle and the Queen’s Visit to Ireland, Geographical Journal 178: 194-200 DOI

Johnson, N.C. 2012 The contours of memory in post-conflict societies: enacting public remembrance of the bomb in Omagh, Northern Ireland Cultural Geographies, 19(2) 237-258 DOI

Johnson, N.C. 2011 Botanical Gardens and Zoos. In J.A. Agnew and D.N. Livingstone (eds.) Sage Handbook of Geographical Knowledge, London: Sage, 99-111.