Kate O'Malley is a graduate of Trinity College, Dublin where she received both her BA and PhD. She is an Editor of the Documents on Irish Foreign Policy series. She has also taught at University College, Dublin and at Queen’s University, Belfast. She is Secretary of the Royal Irish Academy’s International Affairs Committee and a Research Associate of the Centre for Contemporary Irish History, TCD. Her research interests are Irish diplomatic and political history, twentieth century Indian history, British imperial and Commonwealth history, British decolonisation, intelligence history and transnational history.