Maureen E. Mulvihill
Maureen E. Mulvihill is an elected member (1991) of the Princeton Research Forum, Princeton, New Jersey, and formerly Associate Fellow (1983-1990) of the Institute for Research in History, New York City. She earned a PhD in Restoration & 18thC English Literature from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (1982) and studied with Sir Tyrone Guthrie in 1969. In the late 1980s, she engaged in post-doctoral work in Stuart Portraiture at the Yale Center for British Art, Yale University, and also in Scholarly Editing and in the History of the Book at the Rare Book School of Columbia University, New York City.
Her recent awards include an NEH Fellowship (Johns Hopkins University, 1990); Frances Hutner Conference Award (Princeton Research Forum, 1992, 1995); James Clifford Award Juror (American Society for Eighteenth-Century Stds., 1990); Honored Women Scholars (American Society for Eighteenth-Century Stds., 2001), etc. Her book credits include: Poems by Ephelia (NY, 1992; 2d printing, 1993), nominated by Rostenberg & Stern Rare Books-New York for an MLA First Book Award; 'Ephelia' (Ashgate UK, 2003); and an online multimedia monograph, Thumbprints of Ephelia: Text, Image, Sound (Resoundings, 2001; updated to 2006), at http://www.millersville.edu/~resound/ephelia/. She presently is at work on a fourth book, on Irishwomen's political texts, pre-1800.
She has published broadly in English and Irish literatures, and is presently an Advisory Editor, Encyclopedia of Irish-American Relations 3 vols (Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, forthcoming), to which she contributed profiles of Sir Michael Smurfit; Mary Robinson, Ireland president emerita; and Donald Keough (Director, Coca-Cola Company; Keough Institute of Irish Stds., Notre Dame U., and Dublin). She has been a visiting professor and guest speaker on several campuses.
Selected Online Publications
Maureen E. Mulvihill At Today In Literature:
11/23/2005, 2006. 'Ephelia' (Mary Stuart nee Villiers, Duchess of Richmond)