The Lord Bew (Paul) is Emeritus Professor of Politics in the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics at Queen’s University Belfast. He has served as an independent Crossbench Life Peer since 2007, currently as Chair of the House of Lords Appointments Commission.
He has previously acted as historical advisor to the Bloody Sunday Tribunals, served as advisor to David Trimble and made extensive contributions to the Good Friday Agreement process. He is an honorary Fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge and Member of Royal Irish Academy (MRIA).
Northern Ireland 1921 - 2001: Political Power and Social Classes, by Paul Bew, Peter Gibbon & Henry Patterson
Ireland: The Politics of Enmity 1789-2006, by Paul Bew