Professor

Biography

Fields of Study: Modern Britain and Ireland, 19th Century Europe, British Empire

Dr. de Nie teaches courses on Britain, Ireland, Europe in the 19th Century, World War Two, and world history. 
 
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 works include (with Tim McMahon and Paul Townend) Ireland in an Imperial World: Citizenship, Opportunism, and Subversion (2017), (with Karen Steele) Ireland and the New Journalism (2014), (with Sean Farrell) Power and Popular Culture in Modern Ireland:  Essays in Honor of James S. Donnelly, Jr. (2011), (with Joe Cleary) Èire-Ireland Special Issue:  Amongst Empires (2007), and Lives of the Victorian Political Figures:  Charles Stewart Parnell (2007).  He has published numerous essays in scholarly journals and collected volumes.  Dr. de Nie is currently working on a a study of the late-Victorian press and revolutionary Islam. 

Education / Degrees

  • B.A., History and English, Lehigh University, 1992
  • M.A., History, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1998
  • Ph.D., History, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2001
  • Courses Taught
  • Course Sections and Syllabi

    Fall 2017 Sections

    Summer 2017 Sections

    Spring 2017 Sections

    Summer 2016 Sections

    Spring 2016 Sections

    • HIST-1112 (Surv World History/Civiliz II) Section: 01
    • HIST-4251 (The Second World War) Section: 01W
    • HIST-6699 (Thesis) Section: 06

    Fall 2015 Sections

    • HIST-1112 (Surv World History/Civiliz II) Section: 02
    • HIST-4441 (Modern Ireland,1780 to Present) Section: 01W Download Syllabus [PDF]
    • HIST-6699 (Thesis) Section: 05
    • HIST-6699 (Thesis) Section: 06

    Summer 2015 Sections

    • HIST-1112 (Surv World History/Civiliz II) Section: 01

    Spring 2015 Sections

    • HIST-1112 (Surv World History/Civiliz II) Section: 01
    • HIST-3342 (Britain since 1688) Section: 01 Download Syllabus [PDF]

    Fall 2014 Sections

    Summer 2014 Sections

    • HIST-1112 (Surv World History/Civiliz II) Section: 01
    • HIST-6699 (Thesis) Section: 04
    • HIST-6699 (Thesis) Section: 05

    Spring 2014 Sections

    • HIST-1112 (Surv World History/Civiliz II) Section: 05
    • HIST-4484 (Senior Seminar) Section: 01 Download Syllabus [PDF]

    Fall 2013 Sections

    • HIST-1112 (Surv World History/Civiliz II) Section: 08
    • HIST-6686 (Ireland & Empire) Section: 01 Download Syllabus [PDF]

    Summer 2013 Sections

    Spring 2013 Sections

    • HIST-1112 (Surv World History/Civiliz II) Section: 03
    • HIST-4484 (Senior Seminar) Section: 01W Download Syllabus [PDF]
  • Publication List

    The Eternal Paddy: Irish Identity and the British Press, 1798-1882 (University of Wisconsin Press, 2004)

    Co-Editor (with Tim McMahon and Paul Townend), Ireland in an Imperial World: Citizenship, Opportunism, and Subversion (Palgrave MacMillan, forthcoming 2016).

    Co-Editor (with Karen Steele), Ireland and the New Journalism (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014).

    Co-Editor (with Sean Farrell), Power and Popular Culture in Modern Ireland: Essays in Honor of James S. Donnelly, Jr. (Irish Academic Press, 2010).

    Editor, Lives of Victorian Political Figures: Charles Stewart Parnell (Pickering & Chatto, 2007).

    Co-Editor (with Joe Cleary), Éire-Ireland Special Issue: Amongst Empires 42:1&2 (spring/summer 2007).

    “The Irish Press and Imperial Soldiering, 1882-1885" in McMahon, de Nie, and Townend (eds.), Ireland in an Imperial World: Citizenship, Opportunism, and Subversion (Palgrave MacMillan, forthcoming).

    “W.T. Stead, Liberal Imperialism, and Ireland,” in de Nie and Steele (eds.), Ireland and the New Journalism (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014).

    “Reflections,” in Michael de Nie and Sean Farrell (eds.), Power and Popular Culture in Modern Ireland: Essays in Honor of James S. Donnelly, Jr. (Irish Academic Press, 2010), 214-229.

    “The London Press and the American Civil War,” in Joel H. Wiener and Mark Hampton (eds.), AngloAmerican Media Interactions (Palgrave, 2007), 129-154.

    “Britannia’s Sick Sister: Irish Identity and the British Press, 1798-1882,” in Neil McCaw (ed.), Writing Irishness in Nineteenth-Century Culture (Ashgate, 2004), 173-193.

    “‘Speed the Mahdi!’The Irish Press and Empire, 1883-1885,” Journal of British Studies 51:4 (October 2012): 883-909.

    “Ulster will Fight? The British Press and Ulster, 1885-1886,” New Hibernia Review 12:3 (fall 2008): 18-39.

    “Pigs, Paddies, Prams, and Petticoats: Irish Home Rule and the British Comic Press, 1886-1893,” History Ireland 13:1 (January/February 2005): 42-47.

    “‘A Medley Mob of Irish-American Plotters and Irish Dupes’: the British Press and Transatlantic Fenianism,” Journal of British Studies 40:2 (April 2001): 213-240.

    “‘The French Disease’: the British Press and 1798,” Working Papers in Irish Studies 99:3 (June 1999): 1-8.

    “The Famine, Irish Identity, and the British Press,” Irish Studies Review 6:1 (April 1998): 27-36.

    “Curing ‘The Irish Moral Plague,’” Éire-Ireland 32:1 (spring 1997): 63-85.