BiographyMaeve O'Riordan is lecturer in women's and cultural history at the School of History.
She is interested particularly in nineteenth and twentieth century social history, country house studies material culture, women's history and feminist history. Maeve has maintained her interest in gender equality in higher education and has worked in the Higher Education Authority, the Irish Research Council and Women's Studies at UCC since completing her PhD.
She won an Irish Research Council Scholarship for her PhD in UCC in 2010 and for her postdoctoral fellowship at the Centre for the Study of Historic Irish Houses and Estates at Maynooth University in 2014.
Maeve is book reviews editor of the Women's History Association of Ireland.