Award: Fulbright Irish Student Award
Institution: University of Cambridge
Dr Richard Butler is lecturer in modern Irish urban history at the Centre for Urban History, University of Leicester. He is also Secretary of the Society for the Study of Nineteenth-Century Ireland (SSNCI). His PhD is from the University of Cambridge. While on his Fulbright Student Award at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2014-15, Richard completed his doctoral studies on the history of Irish public architecture from c. 1750-1850, working with Prof. James S. Donnelly, Jr., one of the leading scholars of Irish history in the United States. Richard is also on the Board of the Irish-US Alumni Association (IUSA). Find out more here.