Co-presenter of Iraq 2020, for Newsnight, BBC 2, London, March 19 2007.
Witness and submitter of evidence for the Iraq Commission, Channel 4, June & July 2007.
Organized design and commissioning of a UMS opinion poll for Newsnight BBC 2, May 1996 (with Geoffrey Evans).
Investigator and co-presenter of ‘Northern Ireland’, The Big Picture Show, October Films, Channel 4, July 1992.
Guardian Celebrity Scholar, June 18 1996.
Current Research activities
Power-sharing systems, especially in consociations and pluralist federations.
Nationalism; national and ethnic conflict-regulation; national self-determination.
National, ethnic and communal violence.
Democracy, democratization and electoral systems.
Iraq’s constitutional process.
Irish peace process.
Sawyer-Mellon funded Seminar Series, seminar on Power-Sharing in Deeply Divided Places, hosted at the University of Pennsylvania , 2007-2008.
The grant includes two doctoral fellowships and one postdoctoral fellowship.
McGill University – for conference on “Size Matters: Homogeneity, heterogeneity, Economic Performance and Civil War”, April 2006
MacArthur Grant – for Conference on Managing Ethnic Conflicts in Africa, at the Asch Center, Febuary 2006
Rockefeller Foundation residential fellowship Bellagio, Italy, September-October 2002, to draft monograph.
United States Institute of Peace, award with Professor John McGarry to complete research for a book on national and ethnic conflict regulation.