Moira J. Maguire
Dr. Maguire came to UALR in 2003. After receiving her Ph.D. from American University in Washing, D.C., she spent six years engaged in teaching and research at the National University of Ireland at Maynooth. She is in charge of the department’s assessment program. Her book, Cherished Equally? Precarious Childhood in Independent Ireland, is under contract with Manchester University Press.
“A Hidden Agenda? The Carrigan Committee and Child Sexual Abuse in the Twentieth Century” New Hibernia Review, 2007
(Co-author) “‘A Good Beating Never Hurt Anyone’: The Punishment and Abuse of Children in Twentieth Century Ireland” Journal of Social History 2005
“Foreign Adoptions and the Formation of Irish Adoption Policy, 1945-52” Journal of Social History 2002
“The Changing Face of Catholic Ireland: Conservatism and Liberalism in Ann Lovett and Kerry Babies Scandals” Feminist Studies Summer 2001