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CONTRIBUTORS 203 CONTRIBUTORS TYLER ANBINDER is Associate Professor of History at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., where he specializes in nineteenth-century American politics and immigration. His first book, Nativism and Slavery (1992), a history of the Know Nothing party, won the Avery Craven Prize of the Organization of American Historians. His second book, Five Points, was published in 2001 by the Free Press. BRUCE BOLING has been a professional librarian at the Library of Congress, the University of Wyoming, and Brown University, and is currently Associate Professor and principal cataloguer in the Zimmerman Library of the University of New Mexico. He has taught at Harvard and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; has collaborated with Kerby Miller on several articles; and is co-author, with Miller, Arnold Schrier, and David N. Doyle, of To Ye Land of Canaan: Letters, Memoirs, and Other Writings by Immigrants from Ireland to Colonial and Revolutionary America, 1675–1815 (forthcoming, Oxford University Press). MAURICE BRIC is Senior Lecturer in History and Director of American Studies at University College, Dublin (NUI). Bric is also Academic Secretary of the Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences. He has written a number of works on eighteenthcentury Ireland and America, and his Economy of Irish Emigration to America, 1760–1800 is forthcoming in 2001. KATHLEEN COSTELLO-SULLIVAN is a Ph.D. candidate in English at Boston College, specializing in Irish Studies. She has published articles on Michel Foucault, Jonathan Swift, and Anglo-Irish women’s literature— and has articles forthcoming on Rudyard Kipling and Maria Edgeworth. She is currently working on her dissertation, “Communities of Isolation: Ireland, Modernity, and the Haunted English Imperial Imagination.” CATHERINE EAGAN received her Ph.D. in English from Boston CONTRIBUTORS 204 College. Her dissertation, “‘I Did Imagine . . . We Had Ceased to Be Whitewashed Negroes’: The Racial Formation of Irish Identity in Nineteenth-Century Ireland and America,” was supervised by faculty in both American Studies and Irish Studies. Her publications include reviews in the Irish Literary Supplement and American Quarterly and an essay in the series Working Papers in Irish Studies. RUTH-ANN M. HARRIS is an adjunct Professor of History in the Irish Studies Program at Boston College, where she teaches Irish emigration history. She has also taught at Wesleyan University and Northeastern University. In 1994–95 she was Senior Research Scholar at the Institute of Irish Studies of Queen’s University, Belfast. She is the author of The Nearest Place That Wasn’t Ireland: Early Nineteenth-Century Irish Labor Migration, a study of prefamine Irish migrants in England, and chief editor of the first four volumes of The Search for Missing Friends: Irish Immigrant Advertisements Placed in the Boston Pilot, 1831–1860. She is currently working on a study of Irish women as immigrants. DIANE M. HOTTEN-SOMERS is a doctoral candidate in American Studies at Boston University and Lecturer in the English Department at Boston College. Her research concentrates on Irish diasporic literature and history, specifically on how American nationalism has shaped the Irish immigrant. She has published articles on America’s response to the famine, Irish women’s immigration to America, and the future of Irish Studies. PATRICIA KELLEHER is Assistant Professor of History at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. Her research focuses on the interplay of gender , class, and ethnicity. She is co-author (with David N. Doyle and Kerby A. Miller) of “For Love and For Liberty: Irish Women, Emigration, and Domesticity in Ireland and America, 1815–1920,” in Patrick O’Sullivan, ed., The Irish Worldwide, Volume 4, Irish Women and Irish Migration (1995). Her article, “Maternal Strategies: Irish Women’s Headship of Families in Gilded Age Chicago,” appeared in the Journal of Women’s History 13 (Summer 2001). LÍAM KENNEDY is Professor of Economic and Social History at Queen’s University, Belfast. He is the author of Colonialism, Religion, and Nationalism in Ireland (1996). CONTRIBUTORS 205 KEVIN KENNY is Associate Professor of History at Boston College, where he teaches the history of Irish migration to North America, along with US labor and immigration history. He has published Making Sense of the Molly Maguires (1998) and The American Irish: A History (2000), and...


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