Faculty Directory--Jim Smyth
Jim Smyth, Professor of History, holds a B.A. from Trinity College, Dublin, and Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge. Before coming to Notre Dame, he taught at Oxford and Cambridge Universities. He has written extensively on seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Ireland and is the author of The Men of No Property: Irish Radicals and Popular Politics in the Late Eighteenth Century (1992, 1998). He is editor of a collection of essays, Revolution, Counter-Revolution and Union, Ireland in the 1790s (2000), and author of The Making of the United Kingdom, 1660-1800: Religion, Identity and State in Britain and Ireland (2001). He was Mellon Visiting Fellow, Folger Institute, Washington, DC in 2002-2003.