Professor THOMAS BARTLETT


Professor THOMAS BARTLETT The University of Aberdeen Divinity, History & Philosophy Professor THOMAS BARTLETT Chair in Irish History work +44 (0)1224 272450 work fax +44 (0)1224 272203 pref School of Divinity, History and Philosophy Room 216, Crombie Annexe Meston Walk King’s College University of Aberdeen Old Aberdeen AB24 3FX

Chair in Irish History

Professor THOMAS BARTLETT

Personal Details

Telephone: +44 (0)1224 272450
Fax: +44 (0)1224 272203
Email:

t.bartlett@abdn.ac.uk

Address: School of Divinity, History and Philosophy
Room 216,
Crombie Annexe
Meston Walk
King’s College
University of Aberdeen
Old Aberdeen
AB24 3FX
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Biography

Thomas Bartlett has been Professor of Modern Irish History at University College Dublin since 1995. He was educated at Queen's University Belfast (BA, 1970, PhD 1976) and the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor where he undertook graduate study in history, 1970-71. He was then awarded a research scholarship at the Institute of Irish Studies, Queen's University Belfast, where he worked towards his PhD thesis on the Townshend viceroyalty (1767-1772), conferred in 1976.

Professor Bartlett has held visiting professorships at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (1982-3), at the University of Washington, Seattle (1997), and at the University of Notre Dame (1999). He was also Parnell Fellow in Irish Studies at Magdalene College, Cambridge (2001-2) and he was awarded a Government of Ireland Senior Fellowship in 2002. He was elected a member of the Royal Irish Academy in 1995. 


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Research Interests

Professor Bartlett is currently completing a Concise History of Ireland for Cambridge University Press (publication late 2007). His future research plans include a study of the military origins of the Irish state in the early modern period, and an examination of Irish attitudes towards the British Empire in the nineteenth century. 


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Teaching Responsibilities

HI351N  American Slavery, American Freedom:  US History 1800-1870 


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Publications 

 

Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings

Chapters

  • Bartlett, T. (2013). 'Politics and Society, 1600-1800'. in L Kennedy & P Ollerenshaw (eds), Ulster since 1600: Politics, Economy, and Society. Oxford University Press, pp. 27-42., http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583119.003.0003
    [Online] DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583119.003.0003
  • Bartlett, T. (2009). ''Ormuzd abroad...Ahriman at home': some early historians of the 'Wild Geese' in French service, 1840-1950'. in J Conroy (ed.), Franco-Irish Connections: Essays, Memoirs and Poems in Honour of Pierre Joannon. Four Courts Press, Dublin, Ireland, pp. 15-30.

Entries for Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

  • Bartlett, T. (2009). 'Biographies of Marquis Townshend, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, 1767-72; Sir George Macartney, Chief Secretary in Ireland, 1768-72; and Theobald Wolfe Tone, Irish revolutionary, 1763-1798'. in J McGuire & J Quinn (eds), Dictionary of Irish Biography, 9 volumes, 2009. 1 edn, Cambridge University Press.
    [Link] http://dib.cambridge.org/

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