Prof Roger Mac Ginty

Professor of Peace & Conflict Studies

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Roger Mac Ginty is Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute, and the Department of Politics. His research has been on peace processes, political violence, and local responses to international peace-support interventions. He has conducted field research in Bosnia-Herzgovina, Croatia, Georgia, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Sri Lanka, Turkey, South Africa, Uganda and the US. He edits the journal Peacebuilding (with Oliver Richmond) and edits a book series with Palgrave entitled 'Rethinking Political Violence' (fifteen books published so far). His latest books are International Peacebuilding and Local Resistance: Hybrid forms of peace (2011), the Routledge Handbook on Peacebuilding (2013) and Conflict Development (second edition, 2016 - edited with Andrew Williams). In 2014, his four volume edited Sage Major Work on Peacebuilding was published, and in 2015 the Routledge Companion to Humanitarian Action (edited with Jenny H Peterson) was published. He has has worked on EUFP7 and ESRC projects and currently is principal investigator of the £1m+ ESRC 'Making Peacekeeping Data Work' project. He holds an EU Horizon 20/20 grant on EU crisis response mechanisms along with colleagues Sandra Pogodda and Oliver Richmond. He is also researching everyday peace indicators (with colleagues at George Mason University and the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation) - a project funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York. He is seconded to HCRI: http://www.hcri.ac.uk/. He welcomes PhD research proposals on the local-international interface in peacebuilding, political violence, and peace processes.  
He has been program chair of the International Studies Association Peace Studies Section. He is currently working on a monograph on everyday peace.

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