Thomas Bartlett

Tom Bartlett

Thomas Bartlett, Visiting Faculty Fellow at the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies at the University of Notre Dame and formerly Chair in Irish History at the University of Abderdeen. Prior to his post at the University of Aberdeen, Professor Bartlett was the Professor of Modern Irish History at University College Dublin (beginning in 1995). He is a highly regarded historian of eighteenth-century Ireland and a member of the Royal Irish Academy. His most recent work, Ireland: A History (Cambridge University Press 2010), is hailed as a much-needed one-volume history of Ireland. Additional publications are Macartney in Ireland, 1769-72, Calendar of the Chief Secretaryship, Papers on Sir George McCartney (Belfast, 1979); with David Hayton (ed.), Penal Era and Golden Age (Belfast, 1979); The Fall and Rise of the Irish Nation: the Catholic Question, 1690-1830 (Dublin, 1992); with Keith Jeffery (ed.), A Military History of Ireland (Cambridge, 1996);Life and Times of Theobald Wolfe Tone (Lilliput, 1998); with David Dickson, Dáire Keough and Kevin Whelan (ed.), 1798: A Bicentenary Perspective (Dublin, 2003) and Revolutionary Dublin, 1795-1801, The Letters of Francis Higgins to Dublin Castle (Dublin, 2004). He is currently general editor of a four-volume history of Ireland, to be published by Cambridge University Press in 2017.