Irish Studies

Faculty, Staff and Consultants

Seán Kennedy

Associate Professor of English and Coordinator of Irish Studies
Ph.D. from National University of Ireland - Galway
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Area of specialty and research:

Degeneration & the politics of Irish
Samuel Beckett
Queering Ireland
Ireland in Psychoanalysis
Fertility
Introduction to Drama II
Introduction to Literature
Irish Poetry
Irish Literature and Culture
Literature of Modern Ireland
T
he Study of Short Fiction


Pádraig Ó Siadhail

Chairholder & Associate Professor
Associate Professor and The Thomas D'Arcy McGee Chair of Irish Studies
Ph.D. from Trinity College, Dublin
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Area of specialty and research:

Litríocht na Gaeilge: an 20ú hAois/20th Century Irish language literature
Drámaíocht na Gaeilge/Irish language drama and theatre
Piaras Béaslaí, Katherine Hughes and James Mooney: Scairt an Dúchais/Irish political and cultural activists born and raised outside Ireland

 


Alexandra Dobrowolsky

Professor of Political Science
Ph.D. from Carleton University
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Thesis Supervision
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Area of specialty and research:

Canadian Politics
Comparative Politics
Women, Gender, and Politics
Constitutional Politics in Canada and the United Kingdom
Feminist Theory
Partisan Politics
Public Policy, Social Policy and Law
Representational, State and Democratic Theories and Practices
Citizenship, Migration, Security
UK Politics
Democratic Theory
Representational Forms: Parties, Interest Groups and Social Movements
Women and Public Policy


Kate Dunlay

Part-time Professor
M.A. from Indiana University
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Area of specialty and research:

Folklore and Ethnomusicology
Traditional and early music of 18th-century Scotland



Karly Kehoe Professor
Senior Lecturer in History at Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland
Ph.D. from University of Glasgow
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Thesis Supervision‌‌

Area of specialty and research:

Irish and Scottish diasporas
British world
History of Catholicism
Slavery and Scotland 


John Prendergast2016/2017 ICUF Irish Language Teaching Assistant
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Joseph Murphy

Part-time Professor
M.Eng. from Canadian Coast Guard College
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Area of specialty and research:

Scottish Gaelic (language)
Gaelic songs of Nova Scotia
Irish Songs in English
Gaels of Cape Breton


Terrence Murphy

Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies and History
Ph.D. from University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Area of specialty and research:

Christianity in the Middle Ages
Contemporary Society and Religion
History of Christianity: Reformation and Modern Era
Introduction to Christianity
Introduction to Western Religions
Modern Christian Thought
Religion in English-Speaking Canada
Religion in French-Speaking Canada
Religion in Western Culture
The Development of Christian Ideas
The Later Reformation
The Reformation


John G. Reid

Professor of History and Senior Fellow of the Gorsebrook Research Institute for Atlantic Canada Studies
Ph.D. from University of New Brunswick
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Area of specialty and research:

Early Modern Northeastern North America
History of Atlantic Canada
History of Higher Education 


Michael Vance

Professor of History
Ph.D. from University of Guelph
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Area of specialty and research:

British History
Historiography
British emigration and settlement
Immigrant Identity
British Colonization


Ariel Watson

Assistant Professor of History
Ph.D. from Yale University
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Jerry White

Associate Professor at Dalhousie University; Canada Research Chair in European Studies; and Adjunct Professor at Saint Mary's University
Ph.D. from the University of Alberta
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Area of specialty and research:

Irish studies
Canadian literature
Modernist literature
Film studies
European studies
Minority languages
Quebec cinema


Julie Wright

Professor at Dalhousie University; Consultant
Ph.D. from the University of Western Ontario
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Area of specialty and research:

Literary theory
Irish studies
Popular culture
Literature and ideas of the nation
Politics and literature
European studies