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Dr Tim Wilson

Director of CSTPV (Handa Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence), School of International Relations


Dr Wilson is a historian who is interested in the questions surrounding where the violence of terrorism has come from, and how it is different from (or similar to) what has gone before.

Areas of expertise: Northern Ireland; terrorist attacks; terrorism; Brexit/Northern Ireland border

Research profile

Associated posts

Killing Strangers – How Violence Became Modern

Dr Tim Wilson takes a fresh look at the origins of our contemporary terrorism crisis in a lecture to mark the 25th anniversary of the CSTPV.

23 September 2019University news

New Zealand mosque attacks evidence

Director of the CSTPV Dr Tim Wilson has been giving evidence to The Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Attack on Christchurch Mosques.

15 August 2019University news

Areas of expertise

Brexit/Irish border Northern Ireland Terrorism