Irish Speakers and the Empire CityIrish Speakers and the Empire City is a collaborative endeavor to try to identify and record the household information of residents of New York City born in Ireland who claimed Irish (Gaelic) as their mother tongue on the 1910 census.
National School System and the Irish Language Heaney Lecture 2015R scripts, codebook, data, and reproducibility file for plots used in the article "The National School System and the Irish Language in the Nineteenth Century," published as part of the 2015 Heaney Lecture Proceedings, Dublin City University/St. Patrick's College by Four Courts Press.
Comparing HathiTrust and Library of Congress Holdings, 1700-presentIn 2018 the HathiTrust Collections Committee had an interest in comparing the book holdings of the Library Congress to the open-access Hathifiles to get a sense of the digital library's coverage.
Dublin Past and Present Student Study Abroad ProjectThe results of my NYU CAS honors students' study abroad photographic reproduction project. The goal: recreate a handful of nineteenth-century prints depicting important structures in the city in order to capture changes and continuities over time.
An Irish-Speaking Island (2014)A study of the cultural dimensions of language shift and language contact in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, this book was awarded the Donald Murphy Prize for Distinguished First Book and the Michael J. Durkan Prize for Books on Language and Culture by the American Conference for Irish Studies.