S.McDaid@hud.ac.uk | 01484 473215
Shaun joined the School of Human and Health Sciences in May 2012, having previously worked as a Research Fellow on the Hillsborough Independent Panel project, Queens University Belfast. He has tutored in history both in Belfast and Dublin. Shaun is originally from County Donegal in Ireland. He took his BA (Hons) degree in History and MA in the History of International Relations at University College Dublin, and graduated with a PhD in Modern History from Queens University Belfast in 2010.
Shauns primary research interests lie in the field of contemporary British and Irish politics and history, particularly devolution, the Northern Ireland conflict and British-Irish relations. His first book, Template for Peace: Northern Ireland, 1972-75, will be published by Manchester University Press in 2013. He has published or forthcoming articles in the journals Irish Political Studies and Irish Historical Studies, as well as a number of book chapters in edited collections.
McDaid, S (2013) Template for Peace: Northern Ireland, 1972-75 Manchester: Manchester University Press
McDaid, S (2012) ‘The Irish government and the Sunningdale Council of Ireland: a vehicle for unity?’ Irish Historical Studies , 38 (150), pp. 283-303. ISSN 0021-1214
McDaid, S. and Rekawek, K. (2012) ‘Major Breakthrough or 'Temporary Little Arrangement?' The Labour Partys 2011 Electoral Success in Historical Perspective ’. In: Radical or Redundant? Minor Parties in Irish Political Life. Dublin: The History Press Ireland. pp. 188-202. ISBN 9781845887445
McDaid, S. and Rekawek, K. (2010) ‘From Mainstream to Minor and Back: The Irish Labour Party 1987-1992’ Irish Political Studies , 25 (4), pp. 625-642. ISSN 0790-7184
McDaid, S (2010) ‘The David Thornley Affair: Republicanism and the Irish Labour Party’. In: From Parnell to Paisley: Constitutional and Revolutionary Politics in Ireland. Dublin: Irish Academic Press. pp. 182-199. ISBN 9780716530619
McDaid, S (2009) ‘'Divided Loyalties': Faulkner Unionists and the Ulster Workers' Council, 1974’. In: Political Ideology in Ireland: From the Enlightenment to the Present . Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. pp. 258-273. ISBN 9781443805285
Shaun would welcome supervision in the following, or related, areas:
Studies with a transnational focus are also welcome.