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Dr Maurice Walsh

Senior lecturer, Kingston University.

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Overview

Dr Maurice Walsh teaches journalism at Kingston University. He is the author of The News from Ireland: Foreign Correspondents and the Irish Revolution which was a TLS 'Book of the Year' choice for 2008.  An award-winning documentary maker, he has reported from Africa, Asia, Latin America, the United States and Europe. His essays, reviews and reportage have appeared in Granta, the London Review of Books, the Dublin Review, the New Statesman, and many other newspapers in the UK, Ireland and the US. He was Knight Wallace Fellow at the University of Michigan in 2001, Alistair Horne Fellow at St Antony's College, Oxford in 2010/11.  

Qualifications

Year gained Subject
2006 PhD: Foreign correspondents and the Irish Revolution, 1918-1923. Goldsmiths College, University of London.
2000 Masters by Research (distinction): Foreign correspondents and the Anglo-Irish war 1919-1921. Goldsmiths College, University of London.

Career Highlights

Year Position held
2010 - 2011 Alistair Horne Fellow, St Anthony's College, Oxford.
2010 - Senior lecturer in journalism, Kingston University.
1997 - 2008 BBC London - documentary maker and assistant editor.
1994 - 1996 BBC Mexico and Central America correspondent.
1992 Reporter on BBC Radio 4 current affairs programme, File on Four.
1991 BBC Latin America correspondent.
1989 - 1990 Reporter/presenter on RTE Television.
1986 - 1988 Central America correspondent, The Guardian.
1980 - 1986 Staff reporter, The Irish Times, Dublin.

Research

Books:

The News from Ireland: Foreign Correspondents and the Irish Revolution 1919-1923. (I.B. Tauris, 2008).

 

 

 

 

Academic Accolades

2001 - Knight Wallace Journalism Fellow, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA.

2010 - 2011 - Alistair Horne Fellow, St Anthony's College, Oxford.

 

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