Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York

  Elizabeth Stack
Advisor: Daniel Soyer
Dissertation Title: Contested Citizens, Irish and German Immigrants in New York City 1880-1924

H. Dip in Education, University College Cork, 2005
M.A. History, University College Dublin, Ireland, 1998
B.A., History and English, University College Dublin, Ireland, 1997

Research Interests:
Elizabeth is researching immigration and politics in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.  She is especially interested in ethnicity and gender and identity formation in America.

Awards and Fellowships:
2010-2011 Graduate Assistantship
2011-2012 Graduate Assistantship
2012-2013 Graduate Teaching Assistantship
2013-2014 Senior Teaching Fellow
Spring 2013 Goldberger Fund, History Department
Summer 2013 GSAS Summer Research Travel Grant

"Carl Morris Loeb" in Immigrant Entrepreneurship: German-American Business Biographies, 1720 to the Present, vol. 4, edited by Jeffrey Fear. German Historical Institute, Washington, 2012. The Presentation Sisters and the Great Hunger in Listowel, Listowel Town Council Memorial for the Presentation Sisters, 2011.

Conference Presentations:
March 2012 “This is a Case Which Requires Your Immediate Attention”: Irish Emigrant Aid Societies in Nineteenth Century America. American Conference for Irish Studies, International Meeting

October 2011 Bread or Blood: The Great Hunger in an Irish Town, Irish Studies Institute, Fordham University, New York

September 2011 Commentator on Panel Women on the Margins: Gendered Spaces and Boundaries at Fordham University Conference Cities in History

October 2010 A Sojourn in New York 1853: Diary of Charles Cooper, Ships Surgeon: American Conference for Irish Studies, Mid – West Region

Courses Taught:
Irish America; Twentieth Century Ireland: Women in History and Literature; Crime and Punishment in America; US History Survey Course; Modern European History Survey Course


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