Dr Michael Patrick Cullinane
PhD, MA, BA
Senior Lecturer in History; Director of Distance Learning
Department of Humanities
Lipman Building, room 330 Newcastle upon Tyne
phone: +44 (0) 191 227 4606 fax: +44 (0) 191 227 3696 firstname.lastname@example.org
Born and raised in New Jersey, Michael has studied American foreign policy and transatlantic relations since 2001. He has taught and researched at University College Cork (National University of Ireland) on US history in the Progressive Era and Cold War before coming to Northumbria. His current book, Liberty and American Anti-Imperialism, 1898-1909 explores the history of opposition to early twentieth century American foreign policy. Although living on this side of the “pond” for some time, Michael is a stalwart baseball fan and still cannot grasp score-less sports.
PhD, University College Cork, 2010
MA, University College Cork, 2006
BA, University College Cork, 2002
Michael teaches on a wide range of survey and specialist modules, including:
- HI0409 – From Sea to Shining Sea: American History, 1776-2008
- HI0532 – American Foreign Relations and Empire, 1776-2010
- HI0604 – The Vietnam War
- HI0633 – Theodore Roosevelt, an American Polygon
Michael’s current research interests are in the history of the United States and transatlantic relations in the early twentieth century, including cultural elements of diplomacy and statecraft, Anglo-American relations and the life and times of Theodore Roosevelt. He is currently working on an explanation for presidential statues in London’s sacred spaces, and a history of Theodore Roosevelt after his death.
Michael welcomes enquiries from students considering postgraduate research in the research areas outlined above.
Affiliations and Memberships
Reviews Editor, Journal of Transatlantic Studies
Management Committee, Transatlantic Studies Association
Member, Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations
Member, Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era
Member, American Historical Association
Member, British Association of American Studies
Member, Theodore Roosevelt Association (Advisory Board - Class of 2015)
Treasurer, Transatlantic Studies Association
Member, Historians of the Twentieth Century United States
Member of Northumbria University US History Research Group
Member of Northumbria University Histories of Activism Research Group
Awards and Fellowships
2013: North American Studies Fellow (2013), Eccles Centre at the British Library
2012: 2012/13 William Dearborn Fellowship in American History at Harvard University
Liberty and American Anti-Imperialism (New York and London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012).
[as editor with David Ryan], The ‘Other’ in US History and Foreign Policy (Forthcoming).
[editor with Clare Elliott], Perspectives on Presidential Leadership: An International View of the White House (New York and London: Routledge, forthcoming).
Chapters and Articles:
"Theodore Roosevelt in the Eyes of the Allies," Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era (forthcoming).
"The 'Gentlemen’s' Agreement: Exclusion by Class," Immigrants and Minorities, 32, no. 3 (January, 2014).
'The 1920 Election and the Harding Compromise: Forgetting Progressivism and Internationalism while Remembering TR', L’héritage de Théodore Roosevelt: Impérialisme et Progressismeed, 1912-2012, eds. Serge Ricard and Claire Delahaye (Paris: L’Harmattan, 2012).
‘Imperial “Character”: How Race and Civilization Shaped Theodore Roosevelt’s Imperialism,’ America’s Transatlantic Turn: Theodore Roosevelt and the ‘Discovery’ of Europe, eds. Hans Krabbendam and John M. Thompson (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012).
‘The Legacy of Theodore Roosevelt through Motion Pictures, 1919-2009,’ A Companion to Theodore Roosevelt, ed. Serge Ricard (Wiley-Blackwell, 2011).
‘Transatlantic Dimensions of the Anti-Imperialist Movement, 1899-1909,’ Journal of Transatlantic Studies, Vol. 8, No. 4 (December, 2010).
‘Invoking Teddy: The Inspiration of John McCain’s Foreign Policy,’ Diplomacy and Statecraft, Vol. 19, No. 4 (December, 2008).
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