Dr McLoughlin works in the broad field of contemporary political history in Ireland and Northern Ireland, with a particular focus on the Northern Ireland problem and peace process. His most notable publication in this field is his book on the Nobel Peace Prize Winner, John Hume – John and the Revision of Irish Nationalism (MUP: 2010). Dr McLoughlin’s work also explores international and diaspora contributions to peace-making, and he will soon begin a research project as a Fulbright Scholar on the role of the US government and Irish-America in the Northern Ireland conflict and peace process.
Open to PhD applications in the field of
- The Northern Ireland problem and peace process
- Ethnic conflict and peace-making
- International contributions to peace-making (particularly US and EU roles)
- The role of diaspora communities in ethnic conflict and peace-making
PUBLIC OUTREACH AND KEY ACHIEVEMENTS