Christina Hunt Mahony directed the postgraduate Center for Irish Studies at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. She is the author of Contemporary Irish Literature: Transforming Tradition and editor of Out of History: Essays on the Writings of Sebastian Barry. She has recently contributed chapters to The Oxford Handbook of Modern Irish Theatre and The Cambridge History of Irish Autobiography and is a Senior Research Fellow in The School of English at Trinity College, Dublin.

cmahony@tcd.ie