David Mitchell
Assistant Professor, Irish School of Ecumenics

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Owen Hargie, David Mitchell and Ian Somerville , 'People have a knack for making you feel excluded if they catch on to your difference: transgender experiences of exclusion in sport'. , International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 52, (2), 2017, p223 - 239 Journal Article, 2017 URL

David Mitchell and Megan Miller, Reconciliation through language learning? A case study of the Turas Irish language project in East Belfast, Ethnic and Racial Studies, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

David Mitchell, Ian Somerville and Owen Hargie, Sport for Peace in Northern Ireland? Civil Society, Change and Constraint after the 1998 Good Friday Agreement, British Journal of Politics and International Relations, 18, (4), 2016, p981 - 996 Journal Article, 2016 URL

David Mitchell, Politics and Peace in Northern Ireland: Political Parties and the Implementation of the 1998 Agreement. Manchester: Manchester University Press., Manchester, Manchester University Press, 2015 Book, 2015 URL

John Brewer, David Mitchell, Gerard Leavey, Ex-combatants, Religion and Peace in Northern Ireland: The Role of Religion in Transitional Justice , Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan , 2013 Book, 2013

David Mitchell, Sticking to their guns? The politics of arms decommissioning in Northern Ireland, 1998-2007, Contemporary British History , 24, (3), 2010, p341 - 361 Journal Article, 2010

David Mitchell, Cooking the fudge: constructive ambiguity and the implementation of the Northern Ireland Agreement, 1998-2007, Irish Political Studies, 24, (3), 2009, p321 - 336 Journal Article, 2009 URL

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Owen Hargie, Ian Somerville and David Mitchell , Social Exclusion and Sport in Northern Ireland: A Report on Research Funded by the Office of the First and Deputy First Ministers, Belfast, Ulster University , 2015 Report, 2015 URL

David Mitchell, Conditions for peace in Northern Ireland and Israel-Palestine, Peace Review, 22, (3), 2010, p280 - 287 Journal Article, 2010 URL

Research Expertise


Conflict resolution ; ETHNIC-CONFLICT; Northern Ireland Conflict; Northern Ireland Troubles; Northern Ireland/British-Irish Politics ; Peace Studies; Peacebuilding; Religion, Conflict and Peace; Sport Studies