Personal profile

Research overview

Peter Bothwell is a Doctoral Candidate whose research aims to understand modern agency and alienation in the United Kingdom through a comparison of Ulster Loyalist and British mainland working-class communities. He is supervised by Dr Jeffrey Murer and Dr Kieran McConaghy.

Other interests include:

-Sociological, political, and psychoanalytic theory

-Critical approaches to terrorism and political violence

Peter holds an MA in International Relations from the University of St Andrews and an MSc in Comparative Social Change from Trinity College Dublin and University College Dublin.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions