Lawrence W. Kennedy
Professor of History
Office: St. Thomas Hall 255
RESEARCH and TEACHING INTERESTS:
U.S. History: Gilded Age and Progressive Era, urban, race and ethnicity; Modern Irish History.
U.S. History to 1877
U.S. History: 1877 to the Present
Race in American History
America and the World, 1877-1929
History of United States Immigration
History of Urban America
HIST 490 :
Seminar in History
Work in Progress
"The Irish Question in Boston: Myths, Politics and Identity"
Boston: A Topographical History Third enlarged edition.
With Walter Muir Whitehill
The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2000.
Planning the City upon a Hill: Boston since 1630
University of Massachusetts Press, 1992. Paper, 1994.
Named a Choice Outstanding Academic Book, 1994.
Selected Articles and Chapters
"Young Patrick Collins and Boston Politics After the Civil War"
Historical Journal of Massachusetts Volume 38 Number 1 (Spring 2010).
"The Irish Question and Boston Politics" in Boston's
Edited by James O'Toole and David Quigley
Boston: Northeastern University Press, 2004.
"Pulpits and Politics: Anti-Catholicism in Boston"
Historical Journal of Massachusetts Volume 28 Number 1 (Winter 2000).
"Boston's First Irish Mayor: Hugh O'Brien, 1885-1889"
in Massachusetts Politics: Selected Historical Essays.
Edited by Jack Tager, Martin Kaufman and Michael F. Konig.
Westfield, MA: Institute of Massachusetts Studies, 1998.
The University of Scranton
Associate Professor, 1998-2004
Assistant Professor, 1992-1998
Boston Redevelopment Authority
Boston College High School
St. Sebastian's Country Day School
|Ph.D.||1987||Boston College, American History|
|A.M.||1978||Boston College, History|
|A.B.||1975||Boston College, Political Science|
American Historical Association
Organization of American Historians
The American Conference for Irish Studies