GLOBAL RESEARCH INSTITUTES

Research Staff

Research Staff

Dr Gladys Ganiel Queen's University Research Fellow Sociology, Politics, Anthropology and Religious Studies; specialising on religion, conflict transformation and reconciliation in Northern Ireland, Zimbabwe and South Africa; the emerging church movement; evangelicalism; and religious change on the island of Ireland

Phone: + 44 (0) 28 9097 3658
E-mail: G.Ganiel@qub.ac.uk
Office: Room 0G.004, 22 University Square

Dr Zaheer Kazmi Institute Senior Research Fellow

(Comparative) political thought, religion, intellectual history, International Relations (IR). The global politics and intellectual history of radicalism and anarchism, secular and religious: the transcultural politics of dissent; Islam and liberalism; counter-terrorism; IR theory; globalisation.

Phone: + 44 (0) 28 9097 3782
E-mail: z.kazmi@qub.ac.uk
Office: 0G.002A, 22 University Square

Dr Fiona Murphy Queen's University Research Fellow Anthropology, Sociology, Literary Studies and Marketing. She specialises in Indigenous politics and movements, refugees and mobility studies, and sustainability in Australia and Ireland Phone:  + 44 (0) 28 9097 2521
E-mail:  F.Murphy@qub.ac.uk
Office:  0G.003, 22 University Square
Dr Julie Norman Queen's University Research Fellow Political Science, International Relations, Middle East Studies, Sociology, History, and Geography. Her primary research concentrates on unarmed resistance and nonviolent responses to protracted conflict, with a focus on Israel-Palestine. Phone: +44 (0) 28 9097 5976
Email:
J.Norman@qub.ac.uk
Office:
0G.002A, 22 University Square
Dr Eva Urban-Devereux Institute Senior Research Fellow

Intersections of theatre, performance, cultural heritage, philosophy, peace-building and social justice in Northern Ireland and in European context.  She studies the role of enlightenment humanism in intercultural drama in Celtic Europe since the eighteenth century, emphasising contemporary cosmopolitan performances and community engagements opposed to conflict and division.

Phone: +44 (0) 28 9097 3644
Email:

Office: 02.004, 18 University Square
Dr Ulrike M. Vieten Queen's University Research Fellow Racism and contemporary right wing populism, and the transformation of intersecting gendered, religious and classed identities in discourses of normalisation and difference in post-conflict societies Phone: + 44 (0) 28 9097 2528
Email:  U.Vieten@qub.ac.uk
Office:  0G.003, 22 University Square

 

Post Doctoral Research Staff

Dr Stephen Herron Dr Herron is one of just several military anthropologists in the UK/Ireland.  Academic and research interests include violence, conflict management and resolution, military and defence, civil-military relations, trauma and memory, identity and social and community affairs.

Phone: 028 9097 5343
Email: stephen.herron@qub.ac.uk
Office: 03.004, 19 University Square

Dr Ashleigh McFeeters

Sociology; gender and peace; female ex-combatants and peace-building in Northern Ireland and Sri Lanka; the media and peace and conflict; peace journalism; gender and media; criminology; victimology.

Phone: 028 9097 3742
Email:
a.mcfeeters@qub.ac.uk
Office:
01.003, 18 University Square