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Peter Moloney

ph.d. candidate


Office: Stokes Hall, Room S366

Dissertation Title: "From Common Market to European Union: Creating a new model state?"

Dissertation Committee: James Cronin (adviser), Devin Pendas, George Ross


BA, European Studies, University College Cork, Ireland
MA, History, Boston College

Research Interests:

Modern European Economic and Political History, the European Union, International Governance & Non-State Actors, Modern French History, Modern British History

Conference Papers

  • “Restoring a Tainted Picture: Re-evaluating Britain’s Role in the EC 1972-1992”, 19th International Conference of Europeanists, March 22-24, 2012, Boston (Council for European Studies, Columbia University)
  • “The Summit of ‘69: The Hague Summit & the Roots of the European Union”, Ninth Annual Loyola University Chicago History Graduate Student Conference, November 3, 2012.


  • “Re-evaluating Britain’s Role in the EC 1972-1992”, Pittsburgh Papers on the European Union, University of Pittsburgh (under review)
  • Online content for Valerie Hansen and Kenneth R. Curtis’ Voyages in World History, (Boston: Wadsworth, 2011)
  • Online content for F. X. Noble’s Western Civilization: Beyond Boundaries, 7th edition, (Boston: Wadsworth, 2012)

Awards & Fellowships

  • College Scholar, University College Cork, Ireland, 1992-1993
  • Teaching Fellowship, Boston College History Department, 2011-2013
  • Summer Research Grant, Boston College History Department, 2011, 2012