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2018

Cory Wells, “Tie the Flags Together”: Migration, Nativism, and the Orange Order in the United States, 1840-1930, University of Texas, Arlington.

2017

Jack Quin, “W. B. Yeats, Modern Poetry, and the Language of Sculpture.” University of York.

2016

Marion Quirici, “Fitness for Freedom: Disability and Irish Modernism.” University at Buffalo.

2015

Jay Roszman, “‘Outrage’ and ‘Justice’: Irish Agrarian Violence and British Governing Policy during the Age of Reform, 1835 to 1841.” Carnegie Mellon University.

2014

Aidan Beatty, “The Life That God Desires: Masculinity and Power in Irish Nationalism 1884-1938.” University of Chicago.

2013

Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh, “An Fhrainc Iathghlas? Tionchar na Fraince ar Athbheochan na Gaeilge, 1893-1922.” NUI, Galway.

2012

Bryan Hazley, “The Irish in Post-War England: Experience, Memory and Belonging in Personal Narratives of Migration 1945-69.” University of Manchester.

James Hamrick (Honorable Mention), “From Gaeltacht to Grub Street: The Eighteenth-Century Public Sphere in a Four-Nations Context.” University of Notre Dame.

2011

Anna Teekell, “Irish Literature of the Second World War: The Stylistics of Neutrality.” Lincoln Memorial University.

2010

Deirdre Ní Chonghaile, “‘Ag Teacht le Cuan’: Irish Traditional Music and the Aran Islands.” University College Cork.

2009

C.A. Shay, “Language, Land, Lore: A Critical Study of the Poetry of Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill.” University of Kent.

2008

Nicholas Wolf, “Language Change and the Evolution of Religion, Community, and Culture in Ireland, 1800-1900.” University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Richard L. Jordan, “The Second Coming of Paisley: Militant Fundamentalism and Ulster Politics in a Transatlantic Context.” Louisiana State University.

2007

Alison Dean Harvey, “Irish Realism: Literary History and National Politics, 1870-1922.” University of California, Los Angeles.

2006

Douglas Kanter, “British Unionism: Politics, Public Opinion, and the Government of Ireland, 1740-1848.” Florida Atlantic University.

2005

Not Awarded.

2004

Audrey Scanlan-Teller, “Bishops, Abbots, Kings, and Crosses: Twelfth-Century Irish High Crosses in Munster as Monuments of Ecclesiastical Reform.” University of Delaware.

2003

Sarah E. McKibben, “Endangered Masculinities: Political Rhetorics of Gender in the Irish Colonial Context.” Cornell University.

2002

Cara Delay, “The Fire of Devotion: Catholicism, Conflict, and Community Life in Rural Ireland, 1850-1920.” Brandeis University.

2001

Robert Dogett, “‘Deep-Rooted Things’: Empire and Nation in the Poetry and Drama of William Butler Yeats.” University of Maryland.

2000

Ben Novick, “Ireland’s Revolutionary War?: Nationalist Constructions of Irish Identity.” Oxford University.