Mary M. Burke


Coordinator, Irish Literature Concentration

Director of Honors Program



Professor of English and UConn Irish Literature Concentration Coordinator. Work has placed with NPR, the Irish Times, RTÉ, and Faber. Former U of Notre Dame Irish Institute NEH Fellow, MLA Irish Literature Committee chair, and a 2022 Trinity College Dublin LHR Fellow. Graduate of TCD and Queen’s University Belfast.


  • Race and Irish America
  • Irish and Irish-American minorities and identities
  • Irish Modern Drama and Prose
  • Joyce
  • Irish fashion history
  • Modern and Contemporary Irish Women’s Writing
Mary Burke
Contact Information
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Mailing AddressUniversity of Connecticut
Department of English
215 Glenbrook Road, U-4025
Storrs, CT 06269-4025
Office LocationAustin 123
Office HoursVariable, scheduled by Nexus (In person or virtual)
Courses3122 Irish Literature After 1939/Contemporary Irish Literature 3120 Irish Literature Before 1939/Early and Modern Irish Literature