Michael Kerr
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Research interests

Professor Kerr's research interests include power-sharing and third party intervention in divided societies, civil war and peace processes. He runs a specialist MA in Conflict Resolution in Divided Societies. Professor Kerr is the author of several books on power-sharing and his current research projects focus on revolution and civil war in Lebanon, Northern Ireland and Iran. Keywords: Lebanon; Middle East; Northern Ireland; Iran; Divided Societies; Ethnic Conflict Regulation; Power-Sharing.<br />

Research interests (short)

Power-sharing, ethnic conflict regulation, divided societies, Middle East, peace processes, political Islam, Northern Ireland, Lebanon, Iran.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


  • JC Political theory
  • consociational democracy
  • DE The Mediterranean Region. The Greco-Roman World
  • D839 Post-war History, 1945 on
  • Lebanon, Iran, Syria
  • JF Political institutions (General)
  • power-sharing
  • E151 United States (General)
  • US policy towards the Middle East


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