Former Prize Winners
Jack Quin, “W. B. Yeats, Modern Poetry, and the Language of Sculpture.” University of York.
Marion Quirici, “Fitness for Freedom: Disability and Irish Modernism.” University at Buffalo.
Jay Roszman, “‘Outrage’ and ‘Justice’: Irish Agrarian Violence and British Governing Policy during the Age of Reform, 1835 to 1841.” Carnegie Mellon University.
Aidan Beatty, “The Life That God Desires: Masculinity and Power in Irish Nationalism 1884-1938.” University of Chicago.
Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh, “An Fhrainc Iathghlas? Tionchar na Fraince ar Athbheochan na Gaeilge, 1893-1922.” NUI, Galway.
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.
Anna Teekell, “Irish Literature of the Second World War: The Stylistics of Neutrality.” Lincoln Memorial University.
Deirdre Ní Chonghaile, “‘Ag Teacht le Cuan’: Irish Traditional Music and the Aran Islands.” University College Cork.
C.A. Shay, “Language, Land, Lore: A Critical Study of the Poetry of Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill.” University of Kent.
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.
Alison Dean Harvey, “Irish Realism: Literary History and National Politics, 1870-1922.” University of California, Los Angeles.
Douglas Kanter, “British Unionism: Politics, Public Opinion, and the Government of Ireland, 1740-1848.” Florida Atlantic University.
Audrey Scanlan-Teller, “Bishops, Abbots, Kings, and Crosses: Twelfth-Century Irish High Crosses in Munster as Monuments of Ecclesiastical Reform.” University of Delaware.
Sarah E. McKibben, “Endangered Masculinities: Political Rhetorics of Gender in the Irish Colonial Context.” Cornell University.
Cara Delay, “The Fire of Devotion: Catholicism, Conflict, and Community Life in Rural Ireland, 1850-1920.” Brandeis University.
Robert Dogett, “‘Deep-Rooted Things’: Empire and Nation in the Poetry and Drama of William Butler Yeats.” University of Maryland.
Ben Novick, “Ireland’s Revolutionary War?: Nationalist Constructions of Irish Identity.” Oxford University.