John Nagle is a Reader in the Institute of Conflict, Transitions
and Peace Research at the University of Aberdeen. He received his PhD in Anthropology from Queen's University Belfast. He was then appointed to positions at the Institute of Irish Studies at Queen's and at INCORE, a United Nations Research Centre for the Study of Conflict at the University of Ulster and as lecturer at the University of East London. John has also been a Visiting Research Fellow at the Exeter Centre for Ethno-Political Studies at the University of Exeter and a Teaching Fellow at University College London. He has published five books and a number of articles in leading international journals.