Professor of Political Sociology in Queen’s University Belfast
Katy Hayward is Professor of Political Sociology in Queen’s University Belfast and a Senior Fellow in the UK in a Changing Europe think-tank, where she leads a major project on "The future and status of Northern Ireland". The author of over 300 publications, she has (co)authored/edited several books e.g. The Irish Border (Sage, 2021), and research reports, e.g. The Border into Brexit (2019). She was appointed to the technical expert panel of the UK government’s Alternative Arrangements Advisory Group on Brexit (2019) and has given written and oral evidence before several parliamentary committees and policy groups in the UK, Ireland, EU, and USA.