Prof Linda Connolly

Social Sciences Institute (MUSSI)

Director

Iontas Building
2nd Floor
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(01) 708 6171

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.

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
2018 'Foreword: 1918 in 2018'
Connolly, L. (2018) 'Foreword: 1918 in 2018' In: Ryan, L. and Ward, M (eds). Irish Women and the Vote: Becoming Citizens. Dublin: Irish Academic 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]
2015 'Introduction'
Linda Connolly (2015) 'Introduction' In: Linda Connolly (eds). The 'Irish' Family. London and New York: Routledge. [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]
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
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
2019 'Informality, emotion and gendered career paths: The hidden toll of maternity leave on female academics and researchers'
Maxwell, N., Connolly, L., Ni Laoire, C. (2019) 'Informality, emotion and gendered career paths: The hidden toll of maternity leave on female academics and researchers'. Gender, Work and Organization, 25 (6):1-18 [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]

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 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]

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]