Dr Jennifer Redmond

History

Lecturer

Rhetoric House
43
(01) 7083375

Biography

Dr. Jennifer Redmond is Lecturer in Twentieth Century Irish History in the Department of History at Maynooth University and Director of the MA in Irish History. She was the Director of The Albert M. Greenfield Digital Center for the History of Women’s Education at Bryn Mawr College. She also held a Council on Libraries and Information Resources (CLIR) Postdoctoral Fellowship with a joint appointment between Special Collections and the History Department between 2011 and 2013. Between 2009-2011 she was an IRCHSS Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Department of History, Maynooth University, mentored by Professor Jacqueline Hill. She completed her undergraduate degree at University College Dublin and an M.Phil and PhD at the School of Histories and Humanities at Trinity College Dublin, the latter on the discourses surrounding Irish female migration to Britain during the first decades of Irish independence which she is currently drafting as a monograph. Her research interests include migration, women’s history, Irish social history and digital humanities. Jennifer is a member of the Royal Irish Academic Historical Studies Committee
Jennifer is a member of the Board of the Herstory initiative, a fellow of the Mellon Centre for Migration Studies (Queen's University Belfast) and a member of the executive committee of the Church of Ireland Historical Society. She was the President of the Women’s History Association of Ireland (2014-2017). Follow Jennifer on Twitter @RedmondJennifer 

Jennifer normally teaches the following courses: HY254: Population Change in Post-Famine Ireland, HY276 Gender and History, HY311 Modern Ireland, HY348 The Irish in Twentieth Century Britain and contributes to HY607 (MA in Irish History) Debates and Controversies.

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2016 '‘Migrants, Medics, Matrons: Exploring the Spectrum of Irish Immigrants in the Wartime British Health Sector’'
Dr Jennifer Redmond (2016) '‘Migrants, Medics, Matrons: Exploring the Spectrum of Irish Immigrants in the Wartime British Health Sector’' In: Medicine, Health and Irish Experiences of Conflict, 1914-45. Manchester: Manchester University Press. [Details]
2015 'Journeys towards a Gentleman’s Education: International Fellowships and Bryn Mawr College students, 1900-1930'
Jennifer Redmond (2015) 'Journeys towards a Gentleman’s Education: International Fellowships and Bryn Mawr College students, 1900-1930' In: E. Lisa Panayotidis, and Paul Stortz (eds). Women in Higher Education, 1850-1970: International Perspectives. New York: Routledge. [Details]
2015 '‘Safeguarding Irish Girls: Welfare Work, Female Emigrants and the Catholic Church, 1920s -1940s’'
Dr Jennifer Redmond (2015) '‘Safeguarding Irish Girls: Welfare Work, Female Emigrants and the Catholic Church, 1920s -1940s’' In: Women, Reform, and Resistance in Ireland, 1850-1950: Ordinary and Outcast. [Details]
2015 'The Politics of Emigrant Bodies: Irish Women’s Sexual Practice in Question'
Dr Jennifer Redmond (2015) 'The Politics of Emigrant Bodies: Irish Women’s Sexual Practice in Question' In: Sexual Politics in Modern Ireland. Dublin: Irish Academic Press. [Details]
2014 'On Leaving… In History, Theory and Reality'
Dr Jennifer Redmond (2014) 'On Leaving… In History, Theory and Reality' In: On Leaving. [Details]
2014 '‘The Stethoscope and the Travel Permit: Irish Women in the Medical Profession in Britain during WWIIl’'
Dr Jennifer Redmond (2014) '‘The Stethoscope and the Travel Permit: Irish Women in the Medical Profession in Britain during WWIIl’' In: Irish Women and the Diaspora: Theories, Concepts and New Perspectives. Manchester University Press. [Details]
2012 '‘In the Family Away and Away from the Family: Examining the Evidence in Irish Unmarried Mothers in Britain, 1920s -1940s’'
Dr Jennifer Redmond (2012) '‘In the Family Away and Away from the Family: Examining the Evidence in Irish Unmarried Mothers in Britain, 1920s -1940s’' In: 'She said she was in the family way': pregnancy and infancy in the Irish past. London: Institute of Historical Research. [Details]
2009 '‘Gender, Emigration and Diverging Discourses: Irish Female Emigration, 1922–48’ '
Dr Jennifer Redmond (2009) '‘Gender, Emigration and Diverging Discourses: Irish Female Emigration, 1922–48’ ' In: Gender and Power in Ireland. Irish Academic Press. [Details]

Edited Books

  Year Publication
2015 Sexual Politics in Modern Irish History
Sonja Tiernan, Sandra McAvoy and Mary McAuliffe (Ed.). (2015) Sexual Politics in Modern Irish History Dublin: Irish Academic Press. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2017 'War Within and Without: Irish women in the First World War era'
Jennifer Redmond and Elaine Farrell (2017) 'War Within and Without: Irish women in the First World War era'. Women's History Review, [DOI] [Details]
2016 'Immigrants, Aliens, Evacuees: Exploring the History of Irish Children in Britain during the Second World War'
Jennifer Redmond (2016) 'Immigrants, Aliens, Evacuees: Exploring the History of Irish Children in Britain during the Second World War'. Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth, 9 (2):295-308 [IR Link] [Details]
2011 'The Largest Remaining Reserve of Manpower: Historical Myopia, Irish Women Workers and World War Two'
Dr Jennifer Redmond (2011) 'The Largest Remaining Reserve of Manpower: Historical Myopia, Irish Women Workers and World War Two'. SAOTHAR (JOURNAL OF THE IRISH LABOUR HISTORY SOCIETY), Volume 36 :61-72 [IR Link] [Details]
2010 'One man one job: The marriage ban and the employment of women teachers in irish primary schools'
Redmond J.;Harford J. (2010) 'One man one job: The marriage ban and the employment of women teachers in irish primary schools'. Paedagogica historica, 46 (5):639-654 [DOI] [IR Link] [Details]
2008 'Sinful Singleness? Discourses on Irish Womens Emigration to England, 1922-1948'
Dr Jennifer Redmond (2008) 'Sinful Singleness? Discourses on Irish Womens Emigration to England, 1922-1948'. WOMENS HISTORY REVIEW, 17 :455-476 [IR Link] [Details]

Audiovisual material

  Year Publication
2013 A Bryn Mawr Tale.
Jennifer Redmond (2013) A Bryn Mawr Tale. Audiovisual material [DOI] [Details]

Blog

  Year Publication
2013 Maids, Porters and the Hidden World of Work at Bryn Mawr College: Celebrating Stories for Black History Month.
Jennifer Redmond (2013) Maids, Porters and the Hidden World of Work at Bryn Mawr College: Celebrating Stories for Black History Month. Blog [Details]
2013 Thoughts on feminism, digital humanities and women’s history.
Jennifer Redmond (2013) Thoughts on feminism, digital humanities and women’s history. Blog [DOI] [Details]
2012 M. Carey Thomas and Mary Garrett – lives in letters.
Jennifer Redmond (2012) M. Carey Thomas and Mary Garrett – lives in letters. Blog [Details]
2012 Gender, Education and Embodiment.
Jennifer Redmond (2012) Gender, Education and Embodiment. Blog [Details]

Book Review

  Year Publication
2015 READING THE IRISH WOMAN: STUDIES IN CULTURAL ENCOUNTER AND EXCHANGE, 1714-1960.
Redmond, J (2015) READING THE IRISH WOMAN: STUDIES IN CULTURAL ENCOUNTER AND EXCHANGE, 1714-1960. CAMBRIDGE: Book Review [DOI] [Details]
2014 Being Mary? Irish Catholic Immigrant Women and Home and Community Building in Harold Hill Essex 1947-1970.
Redmond, J (2014) Being Mary? Irish Catholic Immigrant Women and Home and Community Building in Harold Hill Essex 1947-1970. WASHINGTON: Book Review [Details]
2011 Have women made a difference?: Women in Irish universities, 1850-2010.
Redmond, J (2011) Have women made a difference?: Women in Irish universities, 1850-2010. ABINGDON: Book Review [DOI] [Details]
2011 ROSAMOND JACOB: THIRD PERSON SINGULAR.
Redmond, J (2011) ROSAMOND JACOB: THIRD PERSON SINGULAR. DUBLIN: Book Review [Details]
2010 A history of apprenticeship nurse training in Ireland.
Redmond, J (2010) A history of apprenticeship nurse training in Ireland. ABINGDON: Book Review [Details]
2009 The Women's Suffrage Movement in Britain and Ireland: a regional survey.
Redmond, J (2009) The Women's Suffrage Movement in Britain and Ireland: a regional survey. ABINGDON: Book Review [Details]
2009 Singled Out: How Two Million British Women Survived without Men after the First World War.
Redmond, J (2009) Singled Out: How Two Million British Women Survived without Men after the First World War. CHICAGO: Book Review [Details]

Electronic Publication

  Year Publication
2015 Exploring the lives of ‘Outsider Women’.
Dr Jennifer Redmond (2015) Exploring the lives of ‘Outsider Women’. Electronic Publication [Details]
2013 Taking Her Place: Women’s Journey through Education from the Private to the Public Sphere.
Jennifer Redmond and Evan McGonagill (2013) Taking Her Place: Women’s Journey through Education from the Private to the Public Sphere. Electronic Publication [Details]
2013 THE SUMMER SCHOOL FOR WOMEN WORKERS: DIVERSITY, CLASS AND EDUCATION.
Jennifer Redmond (2013) THE SUMMER SCHOOL FOR WOMEN WORKERS: DIVERSITY, CLASS AND EDUCATION. Electronic Publication [Details]

Recording

  Year Publication
2015 Video introducing the 'Outsider Women' 3U digital exhibit.
Dr Jennifer Redmond (2015) Video introducing the 'Outsider Women' 3U digital exhibit. Recording [Details]

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Women's History Association of Ireland President 12-APR-14 / 30-APR-16

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
2009 Trinity College Dublin PhD
2003 Trinity College Dublin M.Phil
2000 University College Dublin BA (Hons)