Duncan Morrow is lecturer in Politics and Director of Community Engagement at Ulster University in Northern Ireland. Following many years as an academic and activist, he was Chief Executive of the Northern Ireland Community Relations Council from 2002–12. In 1998, he was appointed as a Sentence Review Commissioner responsible for the early release of prisoners following the Belfast Agreement. He currently advises the Scottish Government on tackling Sectarianism and Hate Crime. He is the author of numerous reports, articles, chapters and studies and a regular contributor to public debate on peace and community relations issues.