Personal profile


Catherine joined the University in 2007 as a researcher on a Leverhulme funded project and has been a senior lecturer in politics here since 2008. She has also taught at the American University of Central Asia and at the University of Salford, where she completed her Phd on loyalist politics in Northern Ireland. Previously she worked in local government administration.

Catherine teaches on a range of modules at Huddersfield which reflect her research interests in terrorism, British politics and national conflicts. She is the course leader for politics degrees at the university and she is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Citizenship and nationalism
  • Transformation and resolution of conflict 
  • National identity 

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Research Output 2014 2017

'72 Hours to Save the Union': John Major and Devolution

McGlynn, C. & McDaid, S. 23 May 2017 An Unsuccessful Prime Minister?: The Premiership of John Major, 1990-97. Hickson, K. & Williams, B. (eds.). London: Biteback Publishing, p. 91-106 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Northern Ireland

McGlynn, C. & McDaid, S. 11 Mar 2016 Harold Wilson: The Unprincipled Prime Minister? Reappraising Harold Wilson. Hickson, K. & Crines, A. (eds.). Biteback Publishing, p. 245-260 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Citations
Open Access
5 Citations

The party politics of post-devolution identity in Northern Ireland

Mcglynn, C., Tonge, J. & Mcauley, J. 2014 In : British Journal of Politics and International Relations. 16, 2, p. 273-290 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

party politics
organizational change