BA, PhD (NUI), FRHistS
Lecturer in Modern Irish History
Head of Undergraduate Recruitment (Sem 1)
Tel: +44 (0) 28 9097 3255
Marie Coleman is a graduate of University College Dublin. She has worked previously in the National Library of Ireland, Royal Irish Academy (on the Dictionary of Irish Biography), the University of Limerick, University College Dublin (where she held a Government of Ireland Post-Doctoral Fellowship, 2001–3) and the National University of Ireland, Galway. She joined Queen’s in September 2004. She is a committee-member of the Economic and Social History Society of Ireland, the Ulster Society for Irish Historical Studies, and a member of the Royal Irish Academy's National Committee for Historical Sciences. She was joint recipient of a QUB Team Teaching Award in 2013.
Her principal research interests are in twentieth-century Irish history, especially the Irish revolution. She has recently completed a history of the Irish hospitals’ sweepstake lottery (1930-87), which examines the role of gambling in Ireland and the financing and development of Irish hospitals in the twentieth century, and is currently working on the history of Irish military service pensions.
Articles and chapters:
|HIS1002||Exploring History II|
|HIS2011||Politics and society in 19th century Ireland|
|HIS2012||Politics and society in 20th century Ireland|
|HIS3040||Radical Politics in the Irish Free State|
|HIS3049||A State in Transition: The Republic of Ireland since 1949|
|HIS3073||The Irish Revolution|
Funded Research Projects:
Northern Ireland's 2016: Approaching the Contested Commemoration of the Easter Rising and the Battle of the Somme:
AHRC/BBC: First World War at Home: