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Burns Visiting Scholars


Thomas Bartlett (Academic Year 2009-2010)

Thomas Bartlett is currently a Visiting Faculty Fellow at the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies at the University of Notre Dame. Prior to his appointment at Notre Dame, Bartlett was chair of Irish History at the University of Aberdeen, a position which followed his tenure as Professor of Modern Irish History at University College Dublin. He has published widely on eighteenth-century Ireland and is currently editing a four-volume Cambridge University Press history of Ireland set to be published in 2017.

Through Boston College’s Front Row service, you can view a video of Bartlett’s January 2005 lecture entitled “Ireland and the British Empire, 1690-1800.” This lecture was sponsored by the Boston College Irish Studies program.

Selected publications:

Ireland: A History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Ed. Revolutionary Dublin, 1795-1801, The Letters of Francis Higgins to Dublin Castle. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2004.

1798: A Bicentenary Perspective. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2003.

Life and Times of Theobald Wolfe Tone. Dublin: Lilliput, 1998.

A Military History of Ireland. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997.

Fall and Rise of the Irish Nation: the Catholic Question, 1690-1830. Dublin: Gill and Macmillan, 1992.