Sandra McEvoy is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Wheelock College. Before coming to Wheelock, Sandra served as Associate Director of the Consortium on Gender, Security and Human Rights at UMass Boston.

Sandra’s research focuses on women’s participation in political violence and gender-focused strategies that incorporate perpetrators of political violence into long-term conflict resolution strategies. Currently, Sandra is preparing a book manuscript that documents Loyalist women’s participation in paramilitary organisations in Northern Ireland during the 30-year conflict in the country.