Mary O'Dowd
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    Interests

    Professor O'Dowd's research interests have focussed on early modern Ireland and more recently on women and gender in Irish history. She was a founding member of the Women's History Association of Ireland and served as president of the International Federation for Research in Women's History, 2000-2005. In 2010 she was elected an honorary member of the Federation's Board in recognition of her work for the Federation.  Professor O'Dowd is a member of the Irish Manuscripts Commission.  She was elected a Member of the Royal Irish Academy in 2010.  She has recently completed a co-authored study of the history of marriage in Ireland, 1660-1925. 

     

     

    Particulars

    Research Statement

    Gender and women's history; history of marriage; family history; early modern Ireland; historiography.

    Teaching

    Professor Mary O'Dowd teaches on the following programmes / modules:

    Undergraduate

    HIS 2052, Love, Life and Death in England and Ireland, 1350-1650

    HIS 2055 History and Society

    HIS 3086 Family, Gender and Household, c. 1750-1844

    Teaching

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    Frequent Journals

    • Women's History Review

      ISSNs: 0961-2025

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1747-583X

      Taylor and Francis Ltd.

      Scopus rating (2018): SJR 0.329 SNIP 0.951

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    • Storia della Storiografia

      ISSNs: 0392-8926

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    • Journal of Women's History

      ISSNs: 1042-7961

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1527-2036

      Johns Hopkins University Press

      Scopus rating (2018): SJR 0.171 SNIP 0.637

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