Prof Linda Connolly

Social Sciences Institute (MUSSI)

Director

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Biography

Professor Linda Connolly joined the Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute as Director in July 2016. She is a Professor of Sociology and her research interests include gender, Irish society, family studies, migration, and Irish studies.

Research Projects

  Project Role Funding Body / Program Description Start Date End Date Award (€)
Women in Irish History 1917-1922: Feminism, Violence, Activism PI Irish Research Council (IRC) / 2282296 30-JAN-17 30-SEP-17 14800

Books

  Year Publication
2005 Documenting Irish Feminisms: the second wave.
Linda Connolly and Tina O'Toole (2005) Documenting Irish Feminisms: the second wave. Dublin: Wood field Press. [Details]
2003 The Irish Women's Movement: from revolution to devolution.
Linda Connolly (2003) The Irish Women's Movement: from revolution to devolution. London and New York: Macmillan/Palgrave. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2020 'Towards a further understanding of the violence experienced by women in the Irish Revolution'
Linda Connolly (2020) 'Towards a further understanding of the violence experienced by women in the Irish Revolution' In: Linda Connolly (eds). Women and the Irish Revolution. Indiana: Indiana University Press. [Details]
1997 'From Revolution to Devolution: Mapping the Contemporary Women's Movement in Ireland'
Linda Connolly (1997) 'From Revolution to Devolution: Mapping the Contemporary Women's Movement in Ireland' In: Anne Byrne and Madeleine Leonard (eds). Women and Irish Society: A Sociological Reader. Belfast: Beyond the Pale. [Details]
2007 'The Limits of 'Irish Studies': Historicism, Culturalism, Paternalism'
Linda Connolly (2007) 'The Limits of 'Irish Studies': Historicism, Culturalism, Paternalism' In: Erin Flannery and Angus Mitchell (eds). Enemies of Empire: New perspectives on literature, imperialism and historiography. Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
2020 'Explaining Repeal: A Long-term View'
Linda Connolly (2020) 'Explaining Repeal: A Long-term View' In: Kath Browne and Sydney Calkin (eds). After Repeal: Rethinking Abortion Politics. London: Zed Books. [Details]
2020 'Introduction: Women and the Irish Revolution'
Linda Connolly (2020) 'Introduction: Women and the Irish Revolution' In: Linda Connolly (eds). Women and the Irish Revolution. Indiana: Indiana University Press. [Details]
2020 'Honest Commemoration: Reconciling Women's Troubled and Troubling History in Centennial Ireland'
Linda Connolly (2020) 'Honest Commemoration: Reconciling Women's Troubled and Troubling History in Centennial Ireland' In: Women and the Decade of Commemorations. Indiana: Indiana University Press. [Details]
2016 'Migration and Domestic Service: past and present trends in Ireland and Quebec'
Linda Connolly (2016) 'Migration and Domestic Service: past and present trends in Ireland and Quebec' In: Ireland and Quebec: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on History, Culture and Society. Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
2006 'Introduction'
Linda Connolly and Niamh Hourigan (2006) 'Introduction' In: Linda Connolly and Niamh Hourigan (eds). Social Movements and Ireland. Manchester: Manchester University Press. [Details]
2006 'The consequences and outcomes of second-wave feminism in Ireland'
Linda Connolly (2006) 'The consequences and outcomes of second-wave feminism in Ireland' In: Linda Connolly and Niamh Hourigan (eds). Social Movements and Ireland. Manchester: Manchester University Press. [Details]
2006 'Theories of social movements: a review of the field'
Linda Connolly (2006) 'Theories of social movements: a review of the field' In: Linda Connolly (eds). Social Movements and Ireland. Manchester: Manchester University Press. [Details]
2015 'Locating the Irish Family: Towards a Plurality of Family Forms'
Linda Connolly (2015) 'Locating the Irish Family: Towards a Plurality of Family Forms' In: Linda Connolly (eds). The 'Irish' Family. London and New York: Rutledge. [Details]
2015 'Introduction'
Linda Connolly (2015) 'Introduction' In: Linda Connolly (eds). The 'Irish' Family. London and New York: Routledge. [Details]
2014 'A New Vision for Irish Studies'
Linda Connolly (2014) 'A New Vision for Irish Studies' In: Tom Inglis (eds). Who are the Irish?. Manchester: Manchester University Press. [Details]

Edited Books

  Year Publication
2020 Women and the Irish Revolution
Linda Connolly (Ed.). (2020) Women and the Irish Revolution Indiana: Indiana University Press. [Details]
2015 The 'Irish' Family
Linda Connolly (Ed.). (2015) The 'Irish' Family London and New York: Routledge. [Details]
2006 Social Movements and Ireland
Linda Connolly and Niamh Hourigan (Ed.). (2006) Social Movements and Ireland Manchester: Manchester University Press. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2020 'Sexual Violence in the Irish Civil War: A Forgotten War Crime?'
Linda Connolly (2020) 'Sexual Violence in the Irish Civil War: A Forgotten War Crime?'. Women's History Review, [Details]
1999 'Feminist Politics and the Peace Process'
Linda Connolly (1999) 'Feminist Politics and the Peace Process'. Capital and Class, (69):145-160 [Details]
2005 'Comparing Ireland and Quebec: the case of Feminism'
Linda Connolly (2005) 'Comparing Ireland and Quebec: the case of Feminism'. Canadian Journal of Irish Studies, 31 (1):76-85 [Details]
2004 'The Limits of 'Irish Studies': Historicism, Culturalism, Paternalism'
Linda Connolly (2004) 'The Limits of 'Irish Studies': Historicism, Culturalism, Paternalism'. Irish Studies Review, :139-162 [Details]
1996 'The Women's Movement in Ireland 1970-1995: A Social Movements Analysis'
Linda Connolly (1996) 'The Women's Movement in Ireland 1970-1995: A Social Movements Analysis'. Irish Journal of Feminist Studies, 1 (1):43-77 [Details]
2019 'Informality, emotion and gendered career paths: The hidden toll of maternity leave on female academics and researchers'
Maxwell N.;Connolly L.;Ní Laoire C. (2019) 'Informality, emotion and gendered career paths: The hidden toll of maternity leave on female academics and researchers'. Gender, Work and Organization, 26 (2):140-157 [DOI] [Details]
2015 'Naming the parts: a case-study of a gender equality initiative with academic women'
O Grada, A., Ni Laoire, C., Linehan, C., Boylan, G., Connolly, L. (2015) 'Naming the parts: a case-study of a gender equality initiative with academic women'. Gender in Management, [IR Link] [Details]
2015 'Understanding the 'Irish' Family'
Linda Connolly (2015) 'Understanding the 'Irish' Family'. DUBLIN REVIEW OF BOOKS, [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
2019 'Sexual Violence in the Irish Revolution: an inconvenient truth?'
Linda Connolly (2019) 'Sexual Violence in the Irish Revolution: an inconvenient truth?' History Ireland, . [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2016 Energy Citizenship and Public Engagement in Energy Systems Transformations: Reflections on an Emergent Concept [Invited Lectures (Conference)]
Mullally G; Dunphy, NP; McCarthy, J; Connolly, L; Harris, C; Lennon, B; and Gaffney, C (2016) Energy Citizenship and Public Engagement in Energy Systems Transformations: Reflections on an Emergent Concept [Invited Lectures (Conference)] 2nd eseia Conference on Smart and Green Transitions in Cities and Regions Technical University, Graz, AT, 04/04/2016-06/04/2016 [Details]
2016 Energy System Transition Through Stakeholder Activation [Poster Presentation]
Dunphy NP, Mullally G, Connolly L, McCarthy J, Harris C, Lennon B, Gaffney C (2016) Energy System Transition Through Stakeholder Activation [Poster Presentation] 26th Irish Environmental Researchers' Colloquium Limerick, Ireland, 22/03/2016-24/03/2016 [Details]

Published Reports

  Year Publication
2018 Application for a Bronze Institutional Athena Swan Award, Maynooth University. ECU: 2018.
Connolly, L. (2018) Application for a Bronze Institutional Athena Swan Award, Maynooth University. ECU: 2018. Maynooth University, Maynooth University. [Details]
2012 Through the glass ceiling: Career progression programme and strategy for female academics and researchers.
O'Grada, A., Ni Laoire, C., Linehan, C. Connolly, L., & Boylan, G. (2012) Through the glass ceiling: Career progression programme and strategy for female academics and researchers. Department of Justice and Equality, UCC. [Details]

Blog

  Year Publication
2016 Linda Connolly's Blogspot.
Linda Connolly (2016) Linda Connolly's Blogspot. Blog [Details]

Electronic Article

  Year Publication
2020 How forced hair cutting was used as a weapon of war in Ireland.
Linda Connolly (2020) How forced hair cutting was used as a weapon of war in Ireland. Electronic Article [Details]

Electronic Publication

  Year Publication
2017 Walk 10. Walking with sociologist Linda Connolly in Cork.
Linda Connolly and Maggie O'Neill (2017) Walk 10. Walking with sociologist Linda Connolly in Cork. Electronic Publication [Details]

Foreword

  Year Publication
2020 Foreword: Trauma and Identity in Contemporary irish Culture.
Linda Connolly (2020) Foreword: Trauma and Identity in Contemporary irish Culture. London: Foreword [Details]
2018 Foreword: 1918 in 2018.
Linda Connolly (2018) Foreword: 1918 in 2018. Dublin: Foreword [Details]

Newspaper Articles

  Year Publication
2019 Sexual violence a dark secret of War of Independence and Civil War.
Connolly, L. (2019) Sexual violence a dark secret of War of Independence and Civil War. Newspaper Articles [Details]
2018 MacGill Summer School shows the way forward on gender issues.
Connolly, L. (2018) MacGill Summer School shows the way forward on gender issues. Newspaper Articles [Details]
2018 Creating a meaningful space for women's voices to be heard.
Connolly, L. (2018) Creating a meaningful space for women's voices to be heard. Newspaper Articles [Details]
2017 Why it's time for a woman to become president of an Irish university.
Linda Connolly (2017) Why it's time for a woman to become president of an Irish university. Newspaper Articles [Details]
2016 Symphysiotomy report begets more questions.
Linda Connolly (2016) Symphysiotomy report begets more questions. Newspaper Articles [Details]

Research Paper

  Year Publication
2020 How Irish families have evolved over time from a sociological perspective.
Linda Connolly (2020) How Irish families have evolved over time from a sociological perspective. Research Paper [Details]

Working Paper

  Year Publication
2019 Towards a further understanding of the violence experienced by women in the Irish Revolution.
Connolly, L. (2019) Towards a further understanding of the violence experienced by women in the Irish Revolution. Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute: Working Paper [Details]

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
Athena SWAN Gender Equality Steering Group, Maynooth University Chair 2017 /
Royal Irish Academy, Social Sciences Committee Member 2015 / 2018

Reviews

  Journal Role
Irish Journal Of Sociology Editor-in-Chief