Professor Brandon Hamber is the John Hume and Thomas P. O'Neill Chair in Peace at Ulster University based at the International Conflict Research Institute (INCORE) in Northern Ireland. He trained as a Clinical Psychologist in South Africa. He has undertaken consulting and research work, and participated in various peace and reconciliation initiatives in multiple countries. He has written extensively on psychosocial issues, and carried out a multi-year study on psychosocial issues and peacebuilding. The results were published in 2015 in the book Psychosocial Perspectives on Peacebuilding published by Springer, and a further book on South African case studies. He is a member of Dutch Government’s Task Team on MHPSS.
John Hume and Thomas P. O'Neill Chair in Peace | International Conflict Research Institute Ulster University | Transitional Justice Institute | Board Member Impunity Watch