Moakley Chair of Peace and Reconciliation

at the University of Massachusetts Boston

Publications and Lectures

Padraig O’Malley is an award-winning author and expert on democratic transitions and divided societies, with special expertise on Northern Ireland, South Africa, and Iraq.

His forthcoming book, The Two State Delusion is scheduled for release by Viking/Penguin Press later this year.

List of O'Malley's books

More by O'Malley: Sample lectures, op-eds, occasional papers,and editorials in the New England Journal of Public Policy


The Heart of Hope

A product of almost two decades of research by O'Malley, this archive traces South Africa's transition from apartheid to democracy Read More 

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