Dr Barry Hazley MA, MA, PhD

Derby Fellow in Transforming Conflict Institute of Irish Studies


Personal Statement

Dr Hazley grew up in Cookstown, Co Tyrone, in Northern Ireland. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Glasgow, taking an MA (hons) in History and Philosophy in 2007, before moving to the University of Manchester where he completed an MA in Cultural History and a PhD in Modern History. Following the completion of his doctoral thesis he worked as a Research Associate on the Leverhulme project ‘Housing, Everyday Life and Wellbeing over the Long Term: Glasgow 1950-1975’, before securing the Inaugural Busteed Fellowship Award in Irish Studies in 2017 at the University of Liverpool. He is currently Derby Fellow in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and AHRC Research Fellow on the project ‘Conflict, Memory and Migration: Northern Irish Migrants and the Troubles in Great Britain’.

Prizes or Honours

  • Adele Dalsimer Prize for Distinguished Dissertation in Irish Studies, awarded by the American Conference for Irish Studies (American Conference for Irish Studies, 2013)
  • British Association of Irish Studies Essay Prize (British Association for Irish Studies, 2013)

Funded Fellowships

  • Derby Fellowship in Transforming Conflict (University of Liverpool, 2020 - present)
  • AHRC Research Fellow in History (Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), 2019 - 2022)
  • Inaugural Busteed Fellowship in Irish Studies (University of Liverpool, 2017 - 2018)