Tom Gallagher

Emeritus Professor of Politics at the University of Bradford


Tom Gallagher is a Scot who lives in Edinburgh. For over thirty years he pursued an academic career that focussed on communalism ,nationalism and managing conflicts of identity. He has published 13 single-authored books, including ‘Glasgow, the Uneasy Peace’, the first academic account of deep-seated communal tensions in 19th and 20th century Scotland. His latest book is Scotland Now: A Warning to the World’. He is near to completing novel with the working title of ‘England – to be continued’. He is Emeritus Professor of Politics at the University of Bradford.

Tom Gallagher

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