Introduction to Sociology
Outstanding Article Award ASA Section on Collective Behavior and Social Movements, for “Structural Identity Theory and the Post-Recruitment Activism of Irish Republicans: Persistence, Disengagement, Splits, and Dissidents in Social Movement Organizations,” Social Problems 57/3 (2010): 341-370.
Unfinished Business: The Politics of “Dissident” Irish Republicans (part of the Irish Republican Movement Collection at IUPUI:http://ulib.iupui.edu/digitalscholarship/collections/IrishRepublicanMovement);
Ruairí Ó Brádaigh, The Life and Politics of an Irish Revolutionary (Indiana University Press, 2006).
“Provisional IRA Attacks on the UDR in Fermanagh and South Tyrone: Implications for the Study of Political Violence and Terrorism,” Terrorism and Political Violence 23: 329-349 (2011). “Structural Identity Theory and the Post-Recruitment Activism of Irish Republicans: Persistence, Disengagement, Splits and Dissidents in Social Movement Organizations,” Social Problems 57/3: 341-70 (2010).
“Social Movements and Terrorism: ‘And if that’s what a terrorist is I want to be a terrorist.’” 2012. Contribution to the blog Mobilizing Ideas: Is Terrorism a Form of Activism? The Role of Terrorism in Social Change (with original video). http://mobilizingideas.wordpress.com/2012/04/02/social-movements-and-terrorism-and-if-thats-what-a-terrorist-is-i-want-to-be-a-terrorist/
political sociology, social movements, political violence, and state terrorism