Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Ulster Society Officers 2007/8


Andrew Charles B.A.

Andrew is a Ph.D. Postgraduate student researching within the field of Health Science. As a Graduate of Politics and Social Policy at Queen's he is a former member of the SRCSU (2004-06) and a past Editor of "The Gown", the independent student newpaper at Queen's. He has a personal blog,


Thomas Hogg


Dean McSorley

Dean is studying International Studies. He is also a member of Students' Representative Council.


Scott Carson

Scott is studying Politics. He is a member of Students' Representative Council and Chair of the International Students' Committee.

Events Secretary:

Sharon Simpson

Sharon is a final year geography student and the Student Community Action officer in the Students' Union. She is also a former member of Student Representative Council (SRC).

Director of the National Ulster Society:

Gordon Lucy B.A.

Born in Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh.Educated at Portora Royal School, Enniskillen and Queen’s University of Belfast. Gordon Lucy has an Honours degree in History and is a qualified teacher.He is a well regarded Ulster historian and the author of a number of books on unionist history, including The Ulster Covenant (1989) and The Great Convention (1995), and has co-edited (with John Erskine) Varieties of Scottishness (1995), which examines the relationship between Ulster and Scotland, and (with Elaine McClure) The Twelfth: What it means to me (1997), Remembrance (1997) and Cool Britannia? What Britishness means to me (1999) and most recently Schomberg (2004). Mr Lucy is also Hon. Treasurer of the Ulster-Scots Heritage Council, an umbrella organisation for Ulster-Scots groups both in Northern Ireland and the Republic.

Honary President:

Lord Laird of Artigarvan

Lord Laird, an Ulster Peer who has played an active role in the politics of Ulster. A former Chair of the Ulster-Scots Agency and Stormont MP.

Associated Political organisations:

QUB Young Unionists:

Chair: Richard Cairns

Secretary: Richard Reid


QUB Democratic Unionists:

Chair: Thomas W. Hogg

Secretary: Sharon Simpson