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Richard English is Professor of Politics and Director of the Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence at the University of St Andrews. His books include Armed Struggle: The History of the IRA (which won the 2003 UK Political Studies Association Politics Book of the Year Award) and Irish Freedom: The History of Nationalism in Ireland (which won the 2007 Christopher Ewart-Biggs Memorial Prize, and the 2007 Political Studies Association of Ireland Book Prize).
Educated at the Universities of Oxford and Keele, he is a frequent media commentator on terrorism and on Irish politics and history, including work for the BBC, ITN, SKY NEWS, NPR, RTE, the Irish Times, the Times Literary Supplement, Newsweek and the Financial Times. He is the author of six books and co-editor of a further five, and is the author of over forty journal articles and book chapters. He is a Fellow of the British Academy and a Member of the Royal Irish Academy. His most recent book, Terrorism: How to Respond, was published in paperback in 2010 by Oxford University Press.