J. Joseph Lee

Professor of Irish Studies, History; Director, Irish Studies; Glucksman Professor of Irish Studies

Office Address: 

Glucksman Ireland House, One Washington Mews



Field of Study: 

Modern Europe

Research Interests: 

19th and 20th Century Irish, English, European, and Irish American history and politics; Nationalism, imperialism, and post colonialism; Irish Diaspora

External Affiliations:

Former Member of Upper House of Irish Parliament, Former Member of British-Irish Parliamentary Body, Former Chair of the Fulbright Commission for Ireland, Former President of the Irish Association for European Studies


James F. Donnelly, Sr., Prize for History, American Conference for Irish Studies, 1990; Aer Lingus/Irish Times Prize for Literature (non-fiction), 1991; Elected member of Royal Irish Academy, 1985.

Selected Works:


MakingIrishAmerBOOK.jpgMaking the Irish American, Editor, with Marion R. Casey (NYU Press, 2006)





IrelandBOOK.jpgIreland 1912-1985 Politics & Society (Cambridge, 1989)






PlaceholderBook.pngThe Modernisation of Irish Society, 1848-1928 (Dublin, 1973)








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