Dr Mary Kelly


I am a human geographer specializing in the areas of social, cultural and historical geography. I have been at Kingston University since February 2013. I am currently Course Leader for the BSc Geography and I am the ECE Research Ethics Faculty Lead. My modules include: Introduction to Human Geography, Social and Cultural Geography, Geographical Theory and Practice and Global Rural Geographies.

Academic responsibilities

Senior Lecturer/Course Director


  • PhD (2008) Geography, NUI Maynooth, Ireland
  • MPhil (1999) Geography, University College Cork, Ireland
  • BA (1994) Geography and Sociology, University College Cork, Ireland

Teaching and learning

My modules include: Introduction to Human Geography, Geographical Theory and Practice, Advanced Research and Fieldwork Methods, Development Geographies and Global Rural Geographies.

Undergraduate courses taught


Areas of specialism

  • Historical geography

Research student supervision

Main supervision

Other supervision


Number of items: 5.


Slingsby, Aidan, Kelly, Mary and Dykes, Jason (2014) Featured graphic. OD maps for showing changes in Irish female migration between 1851 and 1911. Environment and Planning A, 46, pp. 2795-2797. ISSN (print) 0308-518X

Kelly, Mary (2013) Writing the colonial past in postcolonial Ireland: an Anglo-Irish response. Historical Geography, 41, pp. 137-155. ISSN (print) 1091-6458

Fotheringham, A. Stewart, Kelly, Mary H. and Charlton, Martin (2013) The demographic impacts of the Irish famine: towards a greater geographical understanding. Transactions Of The Institute Of British Geographers, 38(2), pp. 221-237. ISSN (print) 0020-2754

Kelly, Mary (2012) When things were 'closing-in' and 'rolling up': the imaginative geography of Elizabeth Bowen’s Anglo-Irish war novel 'The Last September'. Journal of Historical Geography, 38(3), pp. 282-293. ISSN (print) 0305-7488

Conference or Workshop Item

Kelly, Mary (2013) Imaginative geographies, family histories, the Irish past and postcolonial present. In: History, postcolonialism and tradition: The Postcolonial Studies Association conference 2013; 12 - 13 Sep 2013, Kingston Upon Thames, U.K.. (Unpublished)

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