Award: Fulbright Irish Scholar Award
Institution: University College Dublin
Dr. Darragh Gannon is Head of Irish Studies at University College Dublin and Vice President of the Global Irish Diaspora Congress. He has published widely on the Irish diaspora and the Irish Revolution, including Proclaiming a Republic: Ireland, 1916 and the National Collection (Irish Academic Press, 2016), Ireland 1922: independence, partition, civil war, with Fearghal McGarry (Royal Irish Academy, 2021), and Conflict, Diaspora, and Empire: Irish nationalism in Great Britain, 1912-1922 (Cambridge University Press, 2022). He is currently completing a fourth book, entitled Worlds of Revolution: Irelandas aglobal momenta, 1919-1923. As Fulbright Irish Scholar, he will teach Irish History at Georgetown University; research the influence of Irish America on the creation of independent Ireland at the Library of Congress; and collaborate with the Irish Embassy in Washington DC to mark the centenary of the Irish State.