Staff Profiles

Dr Peter Leary

Vice Chancellor's Research Fellow in History

School of History, Philosophy and Culture

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

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Phone number: 01865 48 3489


Location: Headington Campus, Tonge Block, T531

Peter Leary is a Vice Chancellor’s Fellow in History at Oxford Brookes University. After completing his PhD at Queen’s University Belfast he was the Canon Murray Fellow in Irish History at the University of Oxford and a Junior Research Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Studies, University College London. He is the author of Unapproved routes: histories of the Irish border, 1922–72 (Oxford University Press, 2016), winner of the American Conference for Irish Studies Donald Murphy Prize and shortlisted for the Royal Historical Society’s Whitfield Prize and the Christopher Ewart-Biggs Memorial Prize.