Kieran McConaghy

Kieran McConaghy

Lecturer

Kieran is a graduate of Queen’s University Belfast (LLB, MA) and the University of St Andrews, where he studied for his doctorate in International Relations.

His research interests include the history and politics of Northern Ireland, state responses to political violence, the history of political violence, and Irish and British political history.

e: Kjm20@st-andrews.ac.uk

t: 01334 46 1939

Office: Room 237

Books

Terrorism and the state: intra-state dynamics and the response to non-state terrorism(2017) Palgrave.

Chapters

“Emotion, the State, and the Effectiveness of Ethnonationalist Terrorism” in When Does Terrorism Work?(2019) Routledge.

IR5923– State Responses to Terrorism

A module that looks at how states respond to challenges from non-state terrorists, and the impact that this has on security and civil liberties.

 

IR5955 – State Responses to Terrorism (Part Time Distance Learning)

A module that looks at how states respond to challenges from non-state terrorists, and the impact that this has on security and civil liberties.

 

IR5954 – Electives

I teach the ‘Right Wing Terrorism’ element of the electives module. This looks at the emergence and development of violent far right organisations, their aims and objectives, and their ideologies.