Professor Graham Walker

RESEARCH FOCUS

Professor Walker's primary research focus is on the political relationship between Scotland and Northern Ireland in both historical and contemporary perspective.

This involves consideration of a number of themes: the relationship of both places to broader UK politics and constitutional matters, especially devolution; the relationship between religion and politics in both places and the extent and nature of sectarianism; the relationship in both places of the politics of class and the politics of identity.

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RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

Professor Walker is open to PhD applications in the fields of; 

  • Northern Irish and Scottish politics
  • Modern Scottish and Irish history
  • Religious identity in Scotland and Northern Ireland
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PUBLIC OUTREACH AND KEY ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Professor Walker disseminates his research findings on a regular basis through the media: TV, radio
    and newspapers
  • In recent years he has been published in online forums such as The Conversation, QPOL, The Scottish
    Review, and the PSA Blog.

 

 

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Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science

School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics

Politics and International Studies

Institute of Irish Studies

Centre for Public History

Research students

PhD Title: Unionism in contemporary Ireland


Name: Sam Beckton
Years of Study: First
Country: UK

PhD Title: William Craig and the Vanguard Movement in the 1970s


Name: Ian McInnes
Years of Study: First
Country: UK

Alumni: where are they now?

Andrew Sanders


PhD Title: Splits in Irish Republicanism

Years of Study: 2008
Country: UK
Current position: Lecturer at University of San Antonio, Texas, USA.

            

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