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Dissertations Supervised


Dr. Ely Janis, “Nationalism, Gender, and Ethnicity in the Gilded Age: The Land League Movement in Ireland and the United States in the 1880s,” Boston College, May 2008.

Dr. Niamh Lynch, “Irish Nationalism and Anti-Imperialism” (co-directed with Professor Kevin O’Neill), Boston College, December 2005.

Dr. Damien Murray, “American Progressivism, Ethnic Nationalism, and the Evolution of a Boston Irish Identity,” Boston College, December 2004.

Dr. John Bieter, “Owyhee Canyonlands: Agent and Symbol of a Changing American Identity, 1860-1990” (co-directed with Professor Marilynn Johnson), Boston College, June 2004.

Dr. Theresa Case, “Free Labor on the Southwestern Railroads: The Great Strike of 1886,” University of Texas, May 2002.

Dr. Gary Hartman, “The Immigrant as Diplomat: Ethnicity, Nationalism, and the Shaping of Foreign Policy in the Lithuanian-American Community, 1870-1922” (co-directed with Professor Robert Divine), University of Texas, December 1996.

In progress:

Meaghan Dwyer, “Yankee Doodle Paddy and Uncle Sammy: The Negotiation of Ethnic Patriotism and Citizenship in America, ca. 1870-1950” (anticipated defense 2008).

Mimi Cowan, “Immigrants, Nativists, and the Making of Gilded Age Chicago.”

Hidetaka Hirota, “Nativism, Citizenship, and the Deportation of Paupers in Massachusetts, 1848-1877.”

Morgan Adams, “Irish and French Canadian Immigrants, Ethnicity, and Assimilation in Maine, 1820-1880.”

Ian Delahanty, “Atlantic Currents: African Americans and Irish Americans in the Civil War Era, 1850-1876.”

Students preparing to enter doctoral candidacy:

Grainne McEvoy (Irish-American nationalism in the twentieth century).