James Shanahan

James Shanahan, PhD
Lecturer
Dublin Internship Program

Jim Shanahan has an honours degree in Modern History and English Literature from Oxford University, an MPhil in Anglo-Irish Literature from Trinity College, Dublin (TCD), and a PhD (2006) from the same institution. He teaches in TCD and St Patrick’s College, Drumcondra, and is also a contributor to the Royal Irish Academy’s forthcoming Dictionary of Irish Biography. His main area of academic interest is eighteenth and nineteenth-century Irish literature, particularly with regard to its cultural and historical context. Other research interests include the history of sport in Ireland.