Dr. Vincent Carey
Professor of History
Chair of Sport & Wellness
My current research project is a book on atrocities and atrocity literature in early modern Ireland. It is tentatively titled, Atrocity, History and Memory: Ireland in European Perspective.
- Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1991. Specialization: History
- M.A., National University of Ireland, Maynooth, 1985. Specialization: History
- Diploma: National University of Ireland, Maynooth, 1983. Specialization: Education
- B.A., National University of Ireland, Maynooth, 1982 (with Honors). Specialization: History and Geography
- Social history of early modern Europe.
- Colonialism and European expansion in the early modern world.
- Intellectual history: humanism, reformation and the renaissance.
- Sixteenth century Ireland.
- Tudor England.
- Ireland in the sixteenth century.
- Renaissance influences on early modern English colonialism.
- Early modern English literature on Ireland.
- Early modern Europe.
- “‘As lief to the gallows as go to the Irish wars’: Human Rights and the Abuse of the Elizabethan Soldier in Ireland, 1600-1603,” History 99 (July, 2014), 468-86.
- “‘What’s Love Got to Do With It’: Gender and Geraldine Power on the Pale Border” in Thomas Herron and Michael Potterton, eds., Dublin and the Pale in the Renaissance (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2011), 93-103.
- “Elizabeth I and State Terror in Sixteenth Century Ireland” in Donald Stump, Linda Shenk and Carole Levin, eds., Elizabeth I and the ‘Sovereign Arts’: Essays in Literature, History, and Culture” (Tempe, AZ: Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies), 2011, 201-216.
- “Icons of Atrocity: John Derricke’s Image of Irelande” (1581) in Allison Kavey, ed. World Building and the Early Modern Imagination (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010), 233-254.