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  • Dr. Matthew O'Brien

    Professor of History

     284-5380
    mobrien@franciscan.edu

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    Education

    • Ph.D. - University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of History
    • M.A. - University of Wisconsin-Madison
    • A.B. (Honors) Major: History, Minor: English Literature - College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts

    Professional Experience

    • Lecturer, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
    • Lecturer, Carroll College
    • Teaching Assistant, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    • Teaching Assistant, University of Wisconsin-Madison

    Faculty Awards

    • Faculty Enrichment Grant, Franciscan University, 2009
    • Faculty Enrichment Grant, Franciscan University, 2008
    • Faculty Enrichment Grant, Franciscan University, 2005
  • Dr. Matthew O'Brien - “Irish America, Race, and Bernadette Devlin’s 1969 American Tour” 
    “Irish America, Race, and Bernadette Devlin’s 1969 American Tour”New Hibernia Review,  James S. Rogers, editorSamhradh/Summer 2010

    Dr. Matthew O'Brien - “The Slump and New Frontiers: Irish-Catholic Migration to Interwar Britain” 
    “The Slump and New Frontiers: Irish-Catholic Migration to Interwar Britain”,   Festschrift for James S. Donnelly,   Michael de Nie and Sean Farrell, editors Irish Academic Press May, 2010

    Dr. Matthew O'Brien - “Irish-American Nationalism in the Twentieth Century” 
    “Irish-American Nationalism in the Twentieth Century”, Ireland and the Americas, Jim Byrne, Philip Coleman, and Jason King, editors March, 2008

    Dr. Matthew O'Brien - “The New Irish” 
    “The New Irish”, Ireland and the Americas, Jim Byrne, Philip Coleman, and Jason King, editors March, 2008

    Dr. Matthew O'Brien - “James ‘Whitey’ Bulger” 
    “James ‘Whitey’ Bulger”, Ireland and the Americas, Jim Byrne, Philip Coleman, and Jason King, editors March, 2008

    Dr. Matthew O'Brien-“Cold War Catholicism and the New Mission of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, 1945-1955” 
    "Cold War Catholicism and the New Mission of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, 1945-1955” Eire-Ireland Breandan MacSuibhne, editor

    Dr. Matthew O'Brien-“Irish Catholicism and the Second World War: Stars, Stripes, and Shamrocks” 
    “Irish Catholicism and the Second World War: Stars, Stripes, and Shamrocks,” U.S. Catholic Historian, Special Issue on Irish America Christopher Kaufman, editor

    Dr. Matthew O'Brien - “Ethnic Legacy and Immigrant Mobility: The New Irish and Irish America in the 1990s” 
    “Ethnic Legacy and Immigrant Mobility: The New Irish and Irish America in the 1990s”, Etudes-Irlandaises, Special Issue on Irish America, Wesley Hutchinson, editor Spring, 2004

    Dr. Matthew O'Brien - “New Wine in Old Skins…” 
    “‘New Wine in Old Skins’: New Polish and New Irish Immigration and Polish and Irish American Ethnics”, Irish and Polish Migration in Comparative Perspective, John Belchem and Klause Tenfelde, editors Klartext, 2003

  • Edited

  • Dr. Matthew O'Brien - “After the Flood: Irish America in the mid-Twentieth Century” 
    [Co-editor with James S. Rogers], After the Flood: Irish America in the mid-Twentieth Century, Irish Academic Press,July, 2009

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