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Andrea Knox

Senior Lecturer

Department: Humanities

ADSS Andrea Knox Facultystaff 255Andrea Knox is Senior Lecturer (0.5) in History and Women’s History and was appointed in 1994. Previously she taught on the B.Ed. History and Geography degree at Coach Lane, and part-time at the University of Newcastle and Sunderland Polytechnic. She also worked in adult education for NACRO. Andrea is currently writing a book about Irish women who were political and religious migrants and their activities in early modern Spain.

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Northumbria University
Lipman Building, Room 403
City Campus, Newcastle upon Tyne

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Irish Women on the Move: Migration and Mission in Spain, 1499-1700, Knox, A. 13 Aug 2020
  • Out with the Bad Air, In with the Good: Irish Dominican and Poor Clare Sisters in Spain and the redesign of Convent interiors, Knox, A. Oct 2019, Ireland and the Iberian Atlantic, Valencia, Spain, Albatros Ediciones
  • Speaking, Writing and Performing Mary Magdalene in Irish Convents in Early Modern Spain (1499 to 1639), Knox, A. 1 Nov 2019, In: Bulletin of Contemporary Hispanic Studies
  • The Right Kind of Catholics: Irish Settlement in the Crown of Aragon, 1590-1700, Knox, A. 28 Jun 2018, El poder entra la ciutat i la regió, Lleida, Catalonia, PAGÈS EDITORS
  • Her-Book Lined Cell: Irish Nuns and the development of texts, translation and literacy in late medieval Spain, Knox, A. 2015, Nuns’ Literacies: The Kansas City Dialogue, Turnhout, Brepols Press
  • Nuns on the Periphery?: Irish Dominican nuns and assimilation in Lisbon, Knox, A. 2015, Catalonia and Portugal: The Iberian Peninsula from the periphery, Bern, Peter Lang
  • The convent as cultural conduit: Irish matronage in early modern Spain, Knox, A. 2009, In: Quidditas
  • Women of the wild geese: Irish women migrants in Spain, 1750-1775., Knox, A. Jul 2005, In: Immigrants and Minorities
  • Testimonies to history : reassessing women's involvement in the 1641 rising, Knox, A. Oct 2004, Irish Women and Nationalism: Soldiers, New Women and Wicked Hags, Irish Academic Press
  • Female criminality and subversion in early modern Ireland, Knox, A. Jul 2002, Crime, gender, and sexuality in criminal prosecutions, Westport, Greenwood


  • Teacher Training PGCE September 01 1994
  • History MPhil September 01 1994

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