University of West Georgia
Department of History
(Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2001; Associate Professor)
Modern Britain and Ireland, Nineteenth Century Europe, British Empire
Dr. de Nie teaches courses on world history, Britain, Ireland, and Europe in the nineteenth century. His first book, The Eternal Paddy: Irish Identity and the British Press, 1798-1882 (2004) was awarded the American Conference for Irish Studies Donnelly Prize. His edited projects include Lives of Victorian Political Figures: Charles Stewart Parnell (2007), (with Joe Cleary) Éire-Ireland Special Issue: Amongst Empires (2007), and (with Sean Farrell) Power and Popular Culture in Modern Ireland: Essays in Honor of James S. Donnelly, Jr. (2011). He has also published a number of essays in American and British journals and collected volumes. Dr. de Nie is currently working on a comparative study of Irish and British newspaper reporting on Egypt and the Sudan, 1881-1885.