adjunct associate professor, history department
Robert Savage teaches European, Irish and British history in the Boston College Department of History. His research has been funded by the College of Arts and Sciences and through fellowships and grants by the Leverhulme Trust of Great Britain, the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Edinburgh, the Department of Education and Science, Ireland, the Irish-American Cultural Institute and the National University of Ireland. He is a member of the Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences, Post Graduate Assessment Board and a member of the editorial board of The Historian.
- A Loss of Innocence? Television and Irish Society (2010)
- Ireland in the new century: Politics, Culture and Identity, editor and contributing author (2003)
- Sean Lemass: A Biography (1999)
- Irish Television: a Political and Social History (1996)
Articles and Chapters:
- "'A Stranger Among Us’ Edward Roth and the Establishment of Irish Television' in History Ireland (f2010)
- 'Sean Lemass and the Advent of Irish Television' in The Age of Sean Lemass: Ireland 1945-1973 (2005)
- "'The Soil of Ireland for the People of Ireland': The Politics of Land in Irish Visual Imagery 1850-1936" in Eire/Land, Boston College (2003)
- "Sexual Abuse and the Irish Church: Crisis and Responses" (with James Smith) Occasional Papers (2003). The Church in the 21st Century, Boston College Online Publication.
- "Constructing/Deconstructing the image of Sean Lemass's Ireland: The Tear and the Smile", in Nationalism: Visions and Revisions; Film Institute of Ireland (1999)
- "Strongholds and Relics, Images of 'The Troubles'"; in Re/Dressing Cathleen: Contemporary Works from Irish Women Artists; Boston College (1997)
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