Linda Connolly is Full Professor of Sociology and the Director of the Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute. She is currently in the University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies as Visiting Scholar during the Lent Term 2022. Professor Connolly’s research interests include gender, Irish society, family, migration, war, violence and Irish studies. She is the author of several recent publications including on the gender-based violence women experienced in the Irish Revolution (1919-23) and led the Irish Research Council funded “Women and the Irish Revolution” project. She has published a number of books including The Irish Women’s Movement: From Revolution to Devolution (London and New York: Palgrave/Macmillan, 2003), Documenting Irish Feminisms: the Second Wave (with Tina O’Toole, republished in 2020, Galway: Arlen Press), Social Movements and Ireland (with Niamh Hourigan, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2006), The Irish Family (London: Routledge, 2014), and Women and the Irish Revolution: Feminism, Activism, Violence (Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2020). A new book monograph on women, violence and the Irish revolution is forthcoming.