Dr Jennifer Redmond

History

Lecturer / Assistant Professor

Rhetoric House
43
(01) 708 3375

Biography

Dr. Jennifer Redmond is Lecturer in Twentieth Century Irish History in the Department of History at Maynooth University and formerly the 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 was published by Liverpool University Press in 2018 as Moving Histories. 

Her research interests include migration, women’s history, Irish social history and digital humanities. Jennifer is Vice Chair of the Royal Irish Academic Historical Studies Committee, 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, HY219 Modern Ireland: Twentieth Century, HY395 The Irish in Twentieth Century Britain, HY697 Gender and History in Britain and Ireland, and contributes to HY607 (MA in Irish History) Debates and Controversies and IS201 Gender and Sexuality in Society and Culture, an elective stream available to second year undergraduates

Research Interests

Irish social history, migration, transnationalism, women's history, history of education, oral history, World War II, citizenship, gender

Books

  Year Publication
2018 Moving Histories: Irish Women’s Emigration to Britain from Independence to Republic.
Jennifer Redmond (2018) Moving Histories: Irish Women’s Emigration to Britain from Independence to Republic. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2019 'Marriage and Migration'
Jennifer Redmond (2019) 'Marriage and Migration' In: Salvador Ryan (eds). Marriage and the Irish: A Miscellany. Dublin: Wordwell. [Details]
2017 'Migrants, medics, matrons: exploring the spectrum of Irish immigrants in the wartime British health sector'
Redmond, J (2017) '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 UNIV PRESS. [Details]
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 toward a gentleman's education: International fellowships and Bryn Mawr College Students, 1900-1930'
Redmond J. (2015) 'Journeys toward a gentleman's education: International fellowships and Bryn Mawr College Students, 1900-1930' In: Women in Higher Education, 1850-1970: International Perspectives. [DOI] [Details]
2014 'The thermometer and the travel permit: Irish women in the medical profession in Britain during World War Two'
Redmond, J (2014) 'The thermometer and the travel permit: Irish women in the medical profession in Britain during World War Two' In: WOMEN AND IRISH DIASPORA IDENTITIES: THEORIES, CONCEPTS AND NEW PERSPECTIVES. MANCHESTER: MANCHESTER UNIV 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
2019 Irish Women in the First World War Era Irish Women’s Lives, 1914-18
Jennifer Redmond and Elaine Farrell (Ed.). (2019) Irish Women in the First World War Era Irish Women’s Lives, 1914-18 London: Routledge. [Details]
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
2018 'Special Issue: Irish Women and the First World War Era'
Jennifer Redmond and Elaine Farrell (2018) 'Special Issue: Irish Women and the First World War Era'. Women's History Review, 27 (3) [Details]
2018 'War Within and Without: Irish women in the First World War era'
Jennifer Redmond and Elaine Farrell (2018) '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]

Article

  Year Publication
2019 Women in 1919.
Jennifer Redmond (2019) Women in 1919. Article [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
2017 Women's Voices in Ireland: Women's Magazines in the 1950s and 60s.
Redmond, J (2017) Women's Voices in Ireland: Women's Magazines in the 1950s and 60s. HOBOKEN: Book Review [DOI] [Details]
2016 The Global Dimensions of Irish Identity: Race, Nation, and the Popular Press, 1840-1880.
Redmond, J (2016) The Global Dimensions of Irish Identity: Race, Nation, and the Popular Press, 1840-1880. TORONTO: Book Review [Details]
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]
2015 Irish nationalist women, 1900-1918.
Redmond, J (2015) Irish nationalist women, 1900-1918. ABINGDON: 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]

Editorial

  Year Publication
2018 War Within and Without: Irish women in the First World War era.
Redmond, J;Farrell, E (2018) War Within and Without: Irish women in the First World War era. ABINGDON: Editorial [DOI] [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)