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Our links with America

Profile of Tom Moran
Our links with America
at The head of Queen's

The University Chancellor is Irish-American businessman and noted humanitarian, Thomas J Moran. A native New Yorker with ancestral roots in Fermanagh, Mr Moran is listed as one of the top 100 Irish-American business people in the USA.

Famous Faces

A President for peace

President Bill Clinton is a popular figure amongst the population of Northern Ireland

He played a big part in facilitating the Northern Ireland Peace Process and was awarded an honorary degree from Queen's in 2001.

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Senator George Mitchell

Senator Mitchell chaired the Northern Ireland peace process talks at Stormont

He was also chancellor of Queen's University from 1999 to 2009, before being honored with the creation of The Senator George J Mitchell Institute for Global Peace.

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Belfast and Nashville are sister cities and have a strong cultural bond dating back to the 18th Century

American Academics

Dr Laura Taylor
Dr Laura K. Taylor

Dr Taylor is an Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in the School of Psychology with a dual Ph.D. in Psychology and Peace Studies from the University of Notre Dame

She has research and operational knowledge in conflict transformation, mental health, and transitional justice with six years of field experience in rights-based empowerment in the Caribbean, Latin America, and Nepal.

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Professor Catherine Clinton

Professor Clinton is works within the school of history and anthroplogy, having joined Queen's in 2006

Catherine previously taught at Harvard University - in both the Department of African American Studies and the Department of History. She is the author and editor of over twenty books, most recently: Mrs. Lincoln: A Life.

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Partner Institutions

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Partner Institutions
Vanderbilt university

Queen's has had an academic partnership with Vanderbilt University since 2005. The partnerships with Vanderbilt, which is based in Nashville, allows for research collaborations in areas of shared interest. These areas include history and humanities.

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