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Dr. Margaret Ó hÓgartaigh works at Harvard University and is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland. She was a Fulbright Fellow in Boston. She is the author of Kathleen Lynn: Irishwoman, Patriot, Doctor (2006), Edward Hay, Historian of 1798, Catholic Politics in an era of Wolfe Tone and Daniel O'Connell (2010) and Quiet Revolutionaries: Irish Women in Education, Medicine and Sport, 1861-1964 (2011).


Ph.D., History, University College, Dublin, 1999.

‘Far from few: professional women in Ireland, 1880-1930.’

M.A., History, First-Class Honours, Summa Cum Laude, National University of Ireland, Galway, 1991.

Third-Level Teaching and Research

2012-Present, Harvard University:

Global Histories

2009-2011, All Hallows College, Dublin City University:
Lecturing and supervising MA and Ph.D. students, Historical Methodologies and Historiography.

2008, University of Limerick:
Irish History, 1741-1851; Gender, Medicine and the State, 1837-1948. Examiner for MA in History.

2008, School for International Training, US undergraduates:
Irish History: From Rebellion to Republic, 1798-1949.

2005-2006, National University of Ireland, Galway:
Women in Medicine and Education, 1876-1955; Theories of Knowledge.

1998-2000, 2001-2004, St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra, Dublin City University:
Ireland, 1690-1850; Europe, 1715-1815; Medieval Ireland, 400-1200; Historiography.

2000-2001, Boston College as a Fulbright Fellow:
Women in Medicine in Ireland and the US, 1876-1955. Advisor to Ph.D. students.

2000, National University of Ireland, Maynooth:
Irish Medical History, 1876-1937.

1998, Dublin City University:
Renaissance and Reformation, 1453-1648; Europe, 1715-1815. Examiner for Women in Irish and European Society, 1789-1914.

1993-1996, University College, Dublin:
Renaissance, 1453-1603; Age of the Black Death, 1300-1400; Modern Ireland, 1800-1972; European History, 1660-1870; Irish Women’s History, 1800-1900.

1990-1991, National University of Ireland, Galway:
Renaissance and Reformation, 1453-1648; British and Irish History, 1485-1707.

Awards and Fellowships

US$59,590 from the Auditing Standards Board of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the International Auditing and Assurance Board for a research project on the framing of auditors’ responsibilities when conducting a financial statement audit and the message conveyed in an unqualified audit.

€6,000 from the Irish Accountancy Educational Trust for the construction of a database of accounting and corporate governance archives in Ireland.

Fulbright Fellow, Boston College, USA.

Fellow, Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland.

Research Fellow, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand.

Awarded ERASMUS funding to study at the European University Institute in Florence.

Finished 2nd in National University of Ireland, Galway, Graduate of the Year Competition.

Extra-Curricular Activities

Won silver medal for Ireland in athletics at the European Masters' Games, Sweden. Won Northern Ireland and New Zealand athletics titles, plus 5 All Ireland medals.

Lecture on Late Eighteenth-Century Ireland to Brigidine and Presentation Sisters, Melbourne, Australia, July 9th, 2014.