Thomas M. Truxes

Clinical Assistant Professor, Irish Studies And History


Ph.D., 1985, Trinity College, Dublin; M.A., Trinity College (Hartford, Connecticut); M.B.A., Syracuse University; B.S., Boston College

Areas of Research/Interest

Early-modern Irish history; Ireland and the Atlantic world before 1800; early-modern maritime history; the overseas trade of British America; eighteenth-century urban life, particularly New York City

Letterbook of Greg & Cunningham, Merchants of New York and Belfast, 1756-57,  Volume 28 of the British Academy’s Records of Social and Economic History (Oxford University Press, 2001).

Irish-American Trade, 1660-1783 (Cambridge University Press, 1988).

“London’s Irish Merchant Community and North Atlantic Commerce in the Mid-Eighteenth Century,” in Irish and Scottish Mercantile Networks in Europe and Overseas in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, David Dickson, Jan Parmentier, and Jane Ohlmeyer, eds. (Ghent: Academia Press, 2007).

“Transnational Trade in the Wartime North Atlantic: The Voyage of the Snow Recovery,” Business History Review 79 (winter 2005).

“Waddell Cunningham (1729-97)” in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford University Press, 2004).