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Professor Graham WalkerSchool of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics
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.
Open to PhD applications in the field of
- Northern Irish and Scottish politics
- Modern Scottish and Irish history
- Religious identity in Scotland and Northern Ireland
Public outreach & key achievements
- Professor Walker disseminates his research findings on a regular basis through the media: TV, radio
- In recent years he has been published in online forums such as The Conversation, QPOL, The Scottish
Review, and the PSA Blog.
|PhD Title||Unionism in contemporary Ireland|
|PhD Title||William Craig and the Vanguard Movement in the 1970s|
Alumni: Where are they now
|PhD Title||Splits in Irish Republicanism|
|Current Position||Lecturer at University of San Antonio, Texas, USA.|