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About the Executive Director

thomas e. hachey

Professor Thomas E. Hachey is Executive Director of the Center for Irish Programs at Boston College. He oversees the direction of the University's many Irish related initiatives including the Irish Institute, the Irish Studies Program, the renowned Burns Library's Irish collections, and Boston College-Ireland, located at 42 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin.

Dr. Hachey is a chaired professor in the Department of History. Prior to his BC appointment, Hachey served for over 30 years on the faculty at Marquette University, a tenure that included 14 years as chairman of the Department of History, 12 years as Executive Director of the Bradley Institute, and 7 years as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. A professor of Anglo-Irish history, Hachey has authored, and/or edited, seven books and several dozen scholarly articles in professional journals. His current research focuses on the issue of Irish neutrality from World War II to the Good Friday Agreement of 1998.


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Professor Thomas. E. Hachey

Thomas E. Hachey, Executive Director of the Center for Irish Programs at Boston College and University Professor of History