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People

Director Professor Liam Kennedy Lecturer Dr. Eugenio Lilli Adjunct Professor Professor Robert Brigham Manager Catherine Carey Subject Extern Examiners Professor Stephen Shapiro, University of Warwick  (2015/16 – 2018/2019) Professor David Ryan, University College Cork  (2012/13 – 2014/15) Professor Scott Lucas (University of Birmingham) (2008/09 – 2011/12) Advisory Board Ted Smyth […]

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Mission

Through research, teaching and public engagement the UCD Clinton Institute promotes advanced study of the United States and its global relations.

History

History

In May 2001, the Government of Ireland recommended that an Institute for American Studies should be established in Ireland. It also decided that it should be named for the 42nd President of the United State, President William Jefferson Clinton, in recognition of his role both personally, as well as those […]

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Studying America in Ireland

This is a fascinating time to study the United States as it comes to terms with its global status as a ‘unipolar’ power and the Clinton Institute offers a very fresh perspective on the US in the 21st century. Under conditions of Globalization the meanings of ‘America’ circulate widely today […]

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UCD and American Studies

UCD has a long and distinguished history in the teaching of American Studies. A Chair in Modern English and American Literature was held by Professor Denis Donoghue as far back as 1960. In more recent years the university has fostered a unique range of expertise and experience in the teaching […]

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America and Ireland: Re-imagining Priorities

America and Ireland: Re-imagining Priorities

In association with the Washington Ireland Program 16th November 2016 Crowell & Moring, 1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20004 Report by Ted Smyth (Chair, UCD Clinton Institute Advisory Board) The UCD Clinton Institute and the Washington Ireland Program hosted a timely forum in Washington, DC on November 16 on […]

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Diaspora Toolkit

May 2016 Funded by The Department of the Taoiseach In May 2015, following tender, the Minister for Diaspora Affairs at the Department of the Taoiseach, Mr. Jimmy Deenihan, TD commissioned the Clinton Institute to develop a Local DiasporaToolkit.  The production of the Toolkit follows on from a commitment in the […]

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Progressivism in America: Past Present and Future

2013-2015 Funded in association with the Roosevelt Institute, New York Discussing the challenges facing the progressive movement in the United States and exploring potential solutions to policy challenges such as health care, climate change, rising inequality and terrorism, as well as the consequences of the emergence of the Tea Party. […]

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