Stephanie Rains is Associate Professor of Media Studies at Maynooth University.  Her most recent book, Advertising and Consumer Culture in Ireland, 1922-1962: Buy Irish was published by Liverpool University Press in 2022.  Her previous monographs were The Irish-American in Popular Culture, 1945-2000, Irish Academic Press in 2007, and Commodity Culture and Social Class in Dublin, 1850-1916 in 2010, also with Irish Academic Press. She has also published media and cultural history articles in Irish Studies Review, Media History, Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, and Irish University Review.