- Grade/Statut : Professeur
- Établissement : Hofstra University
- Volet : Anglais
Maureen Murphy is the Joseph L. Dionne Professor of Curriculum and Teaching at Hofstra University. A past president of the American Conference for Irish Studies and a past chair of the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures, Murphy was one of the six senior editors of the Dictionary of Irish Biography which was published in nine volumes by Cambridge University Press (2009). Murphy directed and was the chief writer of the New York State Great Irish Famine Curriculum (2001) which won the National Conference for the Social Studies Project Excellence Award in 2002. She is currently the historian of the Mission of Our Lady of the Rosary/Watson House Project. Murphy edited Irish Literature: A Reader (1987, rev.ed.2006) with James MacKillop. She edited Asenath Nicholson's Annals of the Famine in Ireland (1998) and Ireland’s Welcome to the Stranger (2002). She has been awarded honorary degrees by the State University of New York and the National University of Ireland. She has just published Compassionate Stanger: Asenath Nicholson ant the Great Irish Famine (Syracuse University Press, 2015).
- Asenath Nicholson and the Great Famine