Presentations

My Irish history and journalism presentations are listed below, from the most recent to the oldest. Please use the contact form at bottom to inquire.

April 9, 2024: American Irish Historical Society, New York City. Presentation from my ongoing work about American journalists in revolutionary Ireland.

April 2024

March 31-April 1, 2023: Nieman Foundation for Journalism, Cambridge, Mass. Panelist on the “Tips on Getting A Job in Journalism” session at the 2023 Christopher J. Georges Conference on College Journalism.

March 25, 2023: Nieman Foundation for Journalism, Cambridge, Mass. “Why I Do What I Do.” This 30-minute presentation about my career in journalism and Irish history research was made available to me as the “affiliate” of a Nieman fellow, my wife.

Feb. 17, 2022 (Virtual): Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, “The Irish Revolution in Pittsburgh.” See full recorded presentation.

June 2-5, 2021 (Virtual): American Conference for Irish Studies, “Irish Diaspora Witness Statements at the American Commission on Conditions in Ireland.” See my Nov. 15, 2020, story for the Irish Diaspora Histories Network.

March 20, 2021 (Virtual): Irish Railroad Workers Museum (Baltimore), “Cardinal Gibbons and Ireland. See my March 11, 2021, story for the Catholic Review (Baltimore.)

March 7, 2020: Irish Railroad Workers Museum (Baltimore), “Ruth Russell in Revolutionary Ireland.” See the American Reporting of Irish Independence section.

Nov. 8-9, 2019: Newspaper and Periodical History Forum of Ireland, 2019 Conference, Queens University, Belfast, Northern Ireland. “Ruth Russell in Revolutionary Ireland.” See the American Reporting of Irish Independence section.

Oct. 3-5, 2019: American Journalism Historians Association, 38th Annual Convention, Dallas, Texas. “Ruth Russell in Revolutionary Ireland.” See the American Reporting of Irish Independence section.

Sept. 15, 2018: Irish Railroad Workers Museum (Baltimore), “Ireland’s Famine Children Born at Sea.” See my Winter 2017/18 story in the National Archives & Records Administration’s Prologue magazine.