Professor of the Practice of History; Director of the History Core
Professor Savage teaches courses on Modern Irish, British and European History and courses in media, film and propaganda and in research methodology. He also collaborates with colleagues in the Departments of Fine Arts, Philosophy and English to teach interdisciplinary courses that explore the intersection of art, memory, narrative and history. Professor Savage is the Director of the History Core Program and served as one of the directors of the University’s Irish Studies Program from 1995 to 2010. He recently completed a Visiting Fellowship at the Long Room Hub Arts and Humanities Research Institute, Trinity College Dublin (Spring, 2018) and a Visiting Research Professorship in the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics at Queens University, Belfast (2017-2018). His current research project is a book length study of the broadcast media in the United Kingdom during the 1980s.