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Dr Cillian McGrattan
Dr Cillian McGrattan Lecturer
Institute for Research in Social Sciences
School of Criminology, Politics and Social Policy
University of Ulster
Jordanstown campus
Shore Road
Co. Antrim
BT37 0QB
Phone: +44 28 90368442

    Cillian McGrattan is Lecturer in Politics. He has previously taught at Swansea University and the University of the West of Scotland. He was a Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Institute for British-Irish Studies, University College Dublin and completed his PhD at the University of Ulster. He is the author of Northern Ireland, 1968-2008: The Politics of Entrenchment (Palgrave Macmillan 2010); and The Northern Ireland Conflict (Oneworld, 2010) (with Aaron Edwards). His second monograph was published in October 2012, Memory, Politics and Identity: Haunted by History (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012); and an edited collection appeared in December 2012, Everyday Life after the Irish Conflict: The Impact of Devolution and North-South Cooperation (Manchester University Press, 2012) (co-edited with Elizabeth Meehan), together with numerous articles and book chapters. He is currently writing a book on the politics of trauma (Routledge, forthcoming) and is Reviews Editor for Irish Political Studies.

    Research Interests
    His research and teaching interests include ethnic conflict, nationalism, peace building, conflict resolution and British and Irish politics, the politics of trauma; political responsibility; democratization processes.