Selected Publications


Ulster’s Men: Protestant Unionist Masculinities and Militarization in the north of Ireland 1912 – 1923 (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2012).

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Holy Heritage: Covenanters in the Atlantic World, special edition of the Journal of Transatlantic Studies, co-editor, Volume 11, Issue 2 (May 2013).
Articles:  “The Covenanter Sensibility Across the Long Atlantic World”: 125-134.  “No Surrender? The Legacy of the Ulster Solemn League and Covenant”: 213-230.

“The Language of Sacrifice: Masculinities in Northern Ireland and the Consequences ofWar, 1916-1922”, Patterns of Prejudice: Special Edition – War and the Body, Volume 46, Nos. 3-4 (July/September 2012): 299-317.

“Blood-debts and Battlefields: Ulster Imperialism and Masculine Authority on the Western Front 1916-1918”, Journal of the Canadian Historical Association, 20, 2 (2009): 3-27.

Chapters in Edited Collections

“Men of Suvla: Empire, Masculinities and Gallipoli’s Legacy in Ireland and Newfoundland” in The Great War: From Memory to History, Jonathan Vance ed. (Wilfrid Laurier Press, 2015), 127-150.

“Standing on Guard? History, Identity, and the Quandaries of Citizenship Education in Canada” in Civic Pedagogies in Higher Education: Teaching for Democracy in Europe, Canada and the USA, Jason Laker, Kornelija Mrnjaus and Concepción Naval eds. (Palgrave, 2014), 102-31.

“Fighting in the Shadow: British and American Cultural Influences on Canadian Military Manhood” in Canadian Perspectives on Men and Masculinities, Jason Laker, ed. (Oxford University Press, 2011), 163-83.

“Arming the Men: Ulster Unionist Masculinities and the Third Home Rule Crisis” in Irish Studies in Britain: New Perspectives on History and Literature, Brian Griffin and Ellen McWilliams eds. (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010), 60-71.

Works in Progress:

Barr, Rebecca, Sean Brady & Jane G. V. McGaughey (eds.), Ireland and Masculinities in History: From the Sixteenth Century to the Present (Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming 2016)

 The Wild Men: Violence, Manliness and the Irish in the Canadas, 1798-1849

“The Wooing of Erin: Selling Canada to Irish Migrants, 1820-2015”

“‘There’s no getting away from it if you’re Irish’: Gender, The Diaspora and Gone With The Wind

McGaughey, Jane G. V. and Thomas J. Walker, “Off to Greener Pastures: On the Historical Precedents and Economic Consequences of Irish Migrations to Canada”

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