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Associate Professor in Modern History, Staffordshire University

Dr Tony Craig completed his PhD at the University of Cambridge in 2009 and was Irish Government Senior Scholar at Hertford College, Oxford (2009-10). While his research primarily focuses on the contemporary security history of Britain and Ireland, this is currently being extended into studies of political intelligence during both the Northern Ireland Troubles and throughout Britain’s end of empire.

Northern Ireland, Intelligence and Security Studies, Archive Research, Conflict Resolution.

Research Interests:
Northern Ireland
Irish Foreign Policy
British Foreign Policy
Intelligence History
Security Studies

Current Teaching:
Advanced Historical Practice: The First World War
Intelligence and International Relations (MA)
Anglo-Irish relations since the Act of Union, 1801-2007
USA and the World: From Washington to Bush Jr.
Britain and the End of Empire, 1919-1997
Governments, Intelligence Agencies and the Twentieth Century World

Professional Memberships and Activities:
Political Studies Association of Ireland


  • –present
    Associate Professor in Modern History, Staffordshire University