I am an Associate Lecturer in History with the Open University in Ireland teaching modules on Modern European History and European Imperialism.
|Areas of expertise||
I have a research interest in the Irish Experience in America in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries with a particular focus on the development of Irish American Nationalism.
Irish emigration, Irish diaspora, Irish-American nationalism, Modern Europe.
Dr. Michael Doorley
BA: University College Dublin, 1983
Associate Lecturer, Open University, 1994-Present.
|Committees & Associations||
American Conference for Irish Studies (ACIS)
Newspaper and Periodical History Forum of Ireland
Irish American Diaspora Nationalism: The Friends of Irish Freedom, 1916-1935, Four Courts Press, Dublin, 2005.
‘The Gaelic American and the shaping of Irish-American Opinion, 1903-1914’ in Probing the Past: Festschrift in Honour of Leo Schelbert. Edited by Wendy Everham, (Peter Lang, New York. 2015).
|Peer Reviewed Journals||
'Irish Catholics and French Creoles: Ethnic Struggles within the Catholic Church in New Orleans, 1835-1920,' Catholic Historical Review, January, 2001
'The Friends of Irish Freedom: A case study in Irish-American nationalism, 1916-21’, History Ireland, Vol.16, No. 2, March/April 2008.
Review article on John M. Hearne and Rory T. Cornish (eds), Thomas Francis Meagher: The Making of an Irish American in The Recorder: The Journal of the American Irish Historical Society, Volume 18, No.1, Summer 2006.