Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Humanities and Social Science, University of Newcastle

Dr Matthew Lewis is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow with the Centre for the History of Violence. Until September 2013, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow with the Centre for War Studies at University College Dublin, where he worked on the European Research Council funded project ‘The Limits of Demobilization: Paramilitary Violence in Europe and the Wider World, 1917–1923’. He completed his doctorate at Queen's University Belfast in 2011.

Experience

  • –present
    Postdoctoral Fellow with the Centre for the History of Violence, University of Newcastle

Education

  • 2011 
    Queen's University Belfast, PhD in History

Publications

  • 2014
    Frank Aiken's War: The Irish Revolution, 1916-23 , UCD Press
  • 2014
    The Fourth Northern Division and the Joint-IRA Offensive, April-July 1922, War in History, 21
  • 2010
    The Newry Brigade and the War of Independence in Armagh and South Down, 1919-1921, The Irish Sword, 27