Roger Mac Ginty works on peace and conflict, particularly on the intersection between top-down and bottom-up approaches to peacemaking. He is interested in everyday peace and the different ways in which this might be captured. He co-directs the Everyday Peace Indicators project (with Pamina Firchow) and edits the Taylor and Francis journal Peacebuilding (with Oliver Richmond). He also edits the "Rethinking Political Violence" book series. His articles have been published in Cooperation and Conflict, Security Dialogue, and Review of International Studies.
Mac Ginty has conducted extensive fieldwork and his research has been funded by the EU, ESRC and Carnegie Corporation of New York among others. He welcomes enquiries from prospective PhD students with an interest in peacebuilding, international intervention, stabilisation, and the methodologies of capturing peace and conflict.