David Ryan

Head of School
School of History
University College Cork
Cork
Ireland

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Educated in India, Malaysia, Australia, Ireland and Canada, David Ryan, completely his BA (Toronto) in 1987 and his PhD (NUI) in 1992.  He subsequently worked in England at De Montfort University.  He has taught a wide range of modules on various aspects of US foreign policy, American history and international history.  Moreover, in both the UK and Ireland he has maintained a keen interest in graduate education and previously served as Head of Graduate Studies and currently acts as the Associate Dean for the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences and head of the Graduate School within the College.

He has published extensively on contemporary history and US foreign policy concentrating on the interventions in the post-Vietnam era, including Central America, Angola, Vietnam, and the Middle East amongst other places.  A full listing of books is provided below.  Dr. Ryan maintains an active engagement with a variety of professional associations and currently acts as Vice-Chair of the Transatlantic Studies Association with membership from throughout Europe, the Americas and Australia.  He serves as Senior Associate Editor of the Association's The Journal of Transatlantic Studies published by Routledge.  He has lectured in Ireland, the UK, France, Norway, Canada, and the United States including at the US Department of State and at the President Carter 30th Anniversary Conference in Athens, Georgia.  In 2008 he was invited to present his work at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.  He maintains an active engagement with a variety of journals and publishers including Borderlines, Comparative American Studies, History, History Today, International Affairs, Irish Journal of American Studies, Irish Studies, Journal of American Studies, Journal of Cold War Studies, Journal of Latin American Studies, Political Studies, Rethinking History, The International History Review, The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, The Journal of Transatlantic Studies, War in History.

Research interests:

History and Diplomacy of the United StatesUS Foreign PolicyUS intervention in regional conflictsTransatlantic relationsCollective Memory and US HistoryVietnam, Central America, Middle East, AngolaHistoriographyIntellectual and Cultural History

Books

 YearPublication
(2011)Contracted: Collective Memory & US Intervention since Vietnam.
David Ryan; (2011) Contracted: Collective Memory & US Intervention since Vietnam. London and New York: Routledge. [Details]
(2007)Frustrated Empire: US Foreign Policy from 9/11 to Iraq.
David Ryan; (2007) Frustrated Empire: US Foreign Policy from 9/11 to Iraq. London and Ann Arbor: Pluto and University of Michigan 2007. [Details]
(2003)The United States and Europe in the Twentieth Century. (Seminar Series).
David Ryan; (2003) The United States and Europe in the Twentieth Century. (Seminar Series). London: Addison Wesley Longman. [Details]
(2000)US Foreign Policy in World History. (New International History Series).
David Ryan; (2000) US Foreign Policy in World History. (New International History Series). London and New York: Routledge. [Details]
(1998)Co-authored text, The History Atlas of North America.
David Ryan; (1998) Co-authored text, The History Atlas of North America. *New York: MacMillan. [Details]
(1995)US-Sandinista Diplomatic Relations: Voice of Intolerance.
Ryan, David.; (1995) US-Sandinista Diplomatic Relations: Voice of Intolerance. London and New York: MacMillan. [Details]

Book Chapters

 YearPublication
(2011)'`The Dots Above the Detail: The Myopia of Meta-Narrative in George W. Bush¿s Declarative War of Ideas'
David Ryan; (2011) '`The Dots Above the Detail: The Myopia of Meta-Narrative in George W. Bush¿s Declarative War of Ideas' In: Ali Fisher and Scott Lucas (eds). Trials of Engagement: The Future of US Public Diplomacy. Leiden and Boston: Martinus Nijhoff. [No details]
(2009)''From the Tilt to the Unintended Transformation: The United States and Iraq, 1975-1992'
David Ryan; (2009) ''From the Tilt to the Unintended Transformation: The United States and Iraq, 1975-1992' In: America and Iraq: Policy-making, Intervention and Regional Politics. London and New York: Routledge. [No details]
(2008)'9/11 and US Foreign Policy'
David Ryan; (2008) '9/11 and US Foreign Policy' In: American Thought and Culture in the 21st Century (eds). Martin Halliwell and Catherine Morley (eds.), American Thought and Culture in the 21st Century. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. [No details]
(2008)'Collective Memory and US Identity since Vietnam'
David Ryan; (2008) 'Collective Memory and US Identity since Vietnam' In: Wilfried Raussert (ed.), Cultural Memory and Multiple Identities. Berlin and London: LIT Verlag. [No details]
(2006)'Option for the Poor: Liberation Theology and Anti-Americanization'
Ryan, David; (2006) 'Option for the Poor: Liberation Theology and Anti-Americanization' In: Alan McPherson (ed.), Anti-Americanism in Latin America and the Caribbean: Past and Present. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books. [No details]
(2006)'Vietnam, Victory Culture and Iraq: struggling with lessons, constraints and credibility from Saigon to Falluja'
Ryan, David & Dumbrell, John ; (2006) 'Vietnam, Victory Culture and Iraq: struggling with lessons, constraints and credibility from Saigon to Falluja' In: Dumbrell and Ryan (eds.), Vietnam in Iraq: Tactics, Lessons, Legacies, Ghosts. London and New York: Routledge. [No details]
(2005)''Mapping Containment: The Cultural Construction of the Cold War''
Ryan, David; (2005) ''Mapping Containment: The Cultural Construction of the Cold War'' In: Douglas Field (ed.), Culture and the Cold War. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. [No details]
(2003)''With One Hand Tied Behind Our Back: Collective Memory, the Media and US Intervention From the Gulf War to Afghanistan''
Ryan, David; (2003) ''With One Hand Tied Behind Our Back: Collective Memory, the Media and US Intervention From the Gulf War to Afghanistan'' In: Bernhard May and Michaela Hönicke Moore (eds). Bernhard May and Michaela Hoenicke Moore (eds), The Uncertain Superpower: Domestic Dimensions of U.S. Foreign Policy After the Cold War. *: Leske & Budrich. [No details]
(2000)''The United States, Decolonization and the World System''
Ryan, David & Pungong, Victor; (2000) ''The United States, Decolonization and the World System'' In: Ryan and Pungong (eds.), The United States and Decolonization: Power and Freedom. London & New York: Macmillan & St Martins. [No details]
(1997)'Ideologues and Ideologies in Latin America'
Ryan, David; (1997) 'Ideologues and Ideologies in Latin America' In: Will Fowler (ed.), Ideologues and Ideologies in Latin America. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press. [No details]
(1996)'US Expansionism: From the Monroe Doctrine to the Open Door'
Ryan, David; (1996) 'US Expansionism: From the Monroe Doctrine to the Open Door' In: Philip Davies (ed.), Representing and Imagining America. Keele: Keele University Press. [No details]
(1995)''Asserting US Power,''
David Ryan; (1995) ''Asserting US Power,'' In: Philip Davies (ed.), An American Quarter Century: US Politics from Vietnam to Clinton. Manchester: Manchester University Press. [No details]

Edited Books

 YearPublication
(2009)
David Ryan and Patrick Kiely (Ed.). (2009) America and Iraq: Policy-making, Intervention and Regional Politics. London and New York: Routledge. [Details]
(2006)
John Dumbrell and David Ryan (Ed.). (2006) Vietnam in Iraq: Tactics, Lessons, Legacies, Ghosts. London and New York: Routledge. [Details]
(2000)
David Ryan and Victor Pungong (Ed.). (2000) The United States and Decolonization. London & New York: Macmillin & St Martins. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

 YearPublication
(2009)'Iraq and Vietnam: Endless Recurrence or Stirring Still'
David Ryan and David Fitzgerald; (2009) 'Iraq and Vietnam: Endless Recurrence or Stirring Still' [Details]
(2004)''Framing September 11: Rhetorical Device and Photographic Opinion,''
David Ryan; (2004) ''Framing September 11: Rhetorical Device and Photographic Opinion,'' [Details]
(2004)''Americanisation and Anti-Americanism at the Periphery: Nicaragua and the Sandinistas,''
David Ryan; (2004) ''Americanisation and Anti-Americanism at the Periphery: Nicaragua and the Sandinistas,'' [Details]
(2003)''Ten Days in September: The Creeping Irrelevance of Transatlantic Allies''
David Ryan; (2003) ''Ten Days in September: The Creeping Irrelevance of Transatlantic Allies'' [Details]
(1999)''US Colonialism in Post-War Latin America,''
David Ryan; (1999) ''US Colonialism in Post-War Latin America,'' [Details]

Conference Publications

 YearPublication
(2007)The Carter Presidency: Lessons for the 21st Century
Ryan, David; (2007) Dilemmas and Lessons of Carter¿s Constructions of Foreign Policy: 'We are now free of that inordinate fear' The Carter Presidency: Lessons for the 21st Century Athens, Georgia, USA, [DOI] [Details]
(2007)Identity Politics in the Americas and Beyond
Ryan, David; (2007) US Identity and Foreign Policy: From Saigon to Managua Identity Politics in the Americas and Beyond University of Bielefeld, Germany, [Details]
(2007)British Association of American Studies
Ryan, David; (2007) Intellectuals and US Foreign Policy . In: University of Leicester, England eds. British Association of American Studies [Details]
(2006)Roundtable, the New American Studies, Department of American and Canadian Studies
Ryan, David; (2006) Projecting American Power Roundtable, the New American Studies, Department of American and Canadian Studies University of Birmingham, England, [Details]
(2005)15th Annual Conference, entitled Nation and Empire
Ryan, David; (2005) The Empire ¿for¿ Liberty: Foreign Policy Constructions of US Identity, The Other and Negative Liberty¿ 15th Annual Conference, entitled Nation and Empire London School of Economics, England, [Details]
(2005)Conference to launch the Centre for Diplomatic and International Studies
Ryan, David; (2005) Iraq and Vietnam,¿ Issues in American Foreign Policy Conference to launch the Centre for Diplomatic and International Studies University of Leicester, England, [Details]
(2005)Irish Association of American Studies
Ryan, David; (2005) The Empire ¿for¿ Liberty: Foreign Policy Constructions of US Identity, The Other and Negative Liberty¿ Irish Association of American Studies University College Cork, [Details]
(2005)the Transatlantic Studies Association
Ryan, David; (2005) Bush and Iraq: Evolutions of the Monroe Doctrine the Transatlantic Studies Association Nottingham, England, [Details]
(2005)European Consortium for Political Research
Ryan, David; (2005) The Other and Negative Liberty¿ European Consortium for Political Research Budapest, Hungary, [Details]
(2005)Fredrik Logevall, A Critique of Containment (Bernath Lecture), _Diplomatic History_ (28.4), (September 2004): 473-499. www.h-net.msu.edu, 4 May 2005
David Ryan; (2005) Fredrik Logevall, A Critique of Containment (Bernath Lecture), _Diplomatic History_ (28.4), (September 2004): 473-499. www.h-net.msu.edu, 4 May 2005 Fredrik Logevall, A Critique of Containment (Bernath Lecture), _Diplomatic History_ (28.4), (September 2004): 473-499. www.h-net.msu.edu, 4 May 2005 [Details]
(2005)H-Diplo/DH commentary: Ryan on Logevall (Bernath Lecture) (DH 28.4)
David Ryan; (2005) H-Diplo/DH commentary: Ryan on Logevall (Bernath Lecture) (DH 28.4) H-Diplo/DH commentary: Ryan on Logevall (Bernath Lecture) (DH 28.4) [Details]
(2004)Transatlantic Studies Association Conference
Ryan, David; (2004) Reagan and the Sandinistas: the Soviet Construct¿ Transatlantic Studies Association Conference University of Dundee, Scotland, [Details]
(2004)Post US Elections Forum, The Clinton Institute
Ryan, David; (2004) US Foreign Policy after the Elections Post US Elections Forum, The Clinton Institute University College Dublin, Ireland, [Details]
(2004)In the Shadow of the Superpowers: Europe during the Cold War
Ryan, David; (2004) The Construction of the ¿West¿ and the Subordination of Europe In the Shadow of the Superpowers: Europe during the Cold War The University of Hull, England, [Details]
(2003)the Transatlantic Association Roundtable
Ryan, David; (2003) The New US Security Agenda the Transatlantic Association Roundtable University of Wales at Aberystwyth, Wales, [Details]
(2003)Amatas Conference, Americanisation and the Teaching of the Humanities
Ryan, David; (2003) Teaching Imperial America Amatas Conference, Americanisation and the Teaching of the Humanities University of Central Lancashire, Preston, England, [Details]
(2003)Conference on Guatemala 1952-1954, U.S. Department of State
Ryan, David; (2003) U.S. Foreign Policy and the Guatemalan Revolution in World History Guatemala, 1952-1954 Conference on Guatemala 1952-1954, U.S. Department of State Washington, D.C., USA, [Details]
(2003)International Association of American Studies
Ryan, David; (2003) Framing September 11: Rhetorical Device and Photographic Opinion¿ International Association of American Studies Leiden, Netherlands, [Details]
(2003)The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations
Ryan, David; (2003) The Lessons of Vietnam, US Intervention and Nicaragua, 1979-1990¿ The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations George Washington University, Washington, D.C, [Details]
(2003)British Association of American Studies
Ryan, David; (2003) The Vietnam Syndrome after September11 British Association of American Studies University of Wales at Aberystwyth, Wales, [Details]
(2002)Inaugural Transatlantic Studies Conference
Ryan, David; (2002) Transatlantic Divisions? Europe, the Reagan Administration and Nicaragua Inaugural Transatlantic Studies Conference University of Dundee, Scotland, [Details]
(2001)British Association of American Studies
Ryan, David; (2001) The Vietnam Syndrome and the Reagan Doctrine British Association of American Studies Keele University, Keele, [Details]
(2000)The British Association for American Studies
Ryan, David; (2000) US Intervention in Regional Conflicts: Motivations, Strategies, Constraints The British Association for American Studies University of Swansea, Wales, [Details]
(2000)The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations 26th Annual Conference
Ryan, David; (2000) Containment, Commerce, and Colonialism: Allied Co-operation and Conflict in the Early Cold War Era The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations 26th Annual Conference Ryerson Polytechnic University, Toronto, Canada, [Details]
(2000)the Memory of the Catastrophe Conference
Ryan, David; (2000) Vietnam in American Memory: Narratives of the Nation and the Sources of Collective Memory the Memory of the Catastrophe Conference University of Southampton, England, [Details]
(1997)Society of Latin American Scholars
Ryan, David; (1997) Explaining US Policy on Nicaragua 1979-1990 Society of Latin American Scholars St. Andrews, Scotland, [Details]
(1997)British Association of American Studies
Ryan, David; (1997) Vietnam: War, Memory, Strategy British Association of American Studies University of Birmingham, England, [Details]
(1997)The United States and Vietnam: Historiography and Collective Memory
Ryan, David; (1997) The United States and Vietnam: Historiography and Collective Memory The United States and Vietnam: Historiography and Collective Memory University, Nantes, France, [Details]
(1996)Society for Latin American Studies, Annual Conference
Ryan, David; (1996) US Foreign Relations and Central American Ideologies in the Cold War Society for Latin American Studies, Annual Conference Devonshire Hall, University of Leeds, England, [Details]
(1995)Annual British Association of American Studies Conference
Ryan, David; (1995) Democracy and the Reagan Doctrine Annual British Association of American Studies Conference Selwyn College, Cambridge, England, [Details]
(1995)American Studies Conference
Ryan, David; (1995) US Expansionism: From Monroe to the Open Door American Studies Conference De Montfort University, Leicester, England, [Details]
(1995)¿Latin America in the Nineteenth Century
Ryan, David; (1995) The Monroe Doctrine: The Evolution of US Foreign Relations with Latin America in the Nineteenth Century ¿Latin America in the Nineteenth Century De Montfort University, Leicester, England, [Details]
(1994)29th Annual Northern Great Plains History Conference
Ryan, David; (1994) US Sandinista Diplomacy 29th Annual Northern Great Plains History Conference Augsburg College, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA, [Details]
(1993)The American Politics Group
Ryan, David; (1993) An Examination of Diplomatic Relations between the United States and Nicaragua during the Reagan Presidency The American Politics Group Manchester, England, [Details]
(1991)Jean Donovan Memorial Conference
Ryan, David; (1991) Extrajudicial Killing in El Salvador Jean Donovan Memorial Conference University College, Cork, Ireland, [Details]

Conference Contributions

 YearPublication
(1991)Jean Donovan Memorial Conference,
David Ryan; (1991) 'Extrajudicial Killing in El Salvador'. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Jean Donovan Memorial Conference, University College, Cork, Ireland , 09-NOV-91 - 09-NOV-91
(1992)The Irish Congress of Trade Unions and Trocaire Conference, Parnell Square,
David Ryan; (1992) 'Latin America: The People's Story'. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], The Irish Congress of Trade Unions and Trocaire Conference, Parnell Square, Dublin, Ireland , 07-NOV-92 - 07-NOV-92
(1993)The American Politics Group,
David Ryan; (1993) 'An Examination of Diplomatic Relations between the United States and Nicaragua during the Reagan Presidency'. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], The American Politics Group, Manchester, England , 04-JAN-93 - 04-JAN-93
(1994)Creighton House, lectures,
David Ryan; (1994) 'Democracy: The Individual and the World'. [Invited Seminars/Guest Lectures], Creighton House, lectures, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska, USA , 06-OCT-94 - 06-OCT-94
(1994)29th Annual Northern Great Plains History Conference,
David Ryan; (1994) 'US Sandinista Diplomacy'. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], 29th Annual Northern Great Plains History Conference, Augsburg College, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA , 30-SEP-94 - 30-SEP-94
(1994)Creighton University lectures,
David Ryan; (1994) 'Asserting Power within the Constraints of the Vietnam Syndrome'. [Invited Seminars/Guest Lectures], Creighton University lectures, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska, USA , 11-OCT-94 - 11-OCT-94
(1995)Annual British Association of American Studies Conference,
David Ryan; (1995) 'Democracy and the Reagan Doctrine'. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Annual British Association of American Studies Conference, Selwyn College, Cambridge, England , 12-APR-95 - 12-APR-95
(1995)Latin America in the Nineteenth Century,
David Ryan; (1995) 'The Monroe Doctrine: The Evolution of US Foreign Relations with Latin America in the Nineteenth Century'. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Latin America in the Nineteenth Century, De Montfort University, Leicester, England , 27-MAY-95 - 27-MAY-95
(1995)American Studies Conference,
David Ryan; (1995) 'US Expansionism: From Monroe to the Open Door'. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], American Studies Conference, De Montfort University, Leicester, England , 28-MAR-95 - 28-MAR-95
(1995)Historical and International Studies Seminar Series, De Montfort University,
David Ryan; (1995) 'US-Sandinista Diplomacy'. [Oral Presentation], Historical and International Studies Seminar Series, De Montfort University, Leicester, England , 15-MAY-95 - 15-MAY-95
(1995)Politics and International Relations Seminar Series, De Montfort University,
David Ryan; (1995) 'Vietnam: War, Memory, and Strategy'. [Oral Presentation], Politics and International Relations Seminar Series, De Montfort University, Leicester, England , 09-NOV-95 - 09-NOV-95
(1996)Seminar for CNN 'Cold War' television series production team,
David Ryan; (1996) Perspectives on the Cold War and the Inter-American Relationship. [Invited Oral Presentation], Seminar for CNN 'Cold War' television series production team, Jeremy Isaacs Productions, London, England , 01-OCT-96 - 01-OCT-96
(1996)Department of History, NTNU, lecture series,
David Ryan; (1996) 'American Foreign Policy, 1900-1939' and 'American Foreign Policy during World War II'. [Invited Oral Presentation], Department of History, NTNU, lecture series, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway , 05-SEP-96 - 06-SEP-96
(1996)Society for Latin American Studies, Annual Conference,
David Ryan; (1996) 'US Foreign Relations and Central American Ideologies in the Cold War'. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Society for Latin American Studies, Annual Conference, Devonshire Hall, University of Leeds, England , 31-MAR-96 - 31-MAR-96
(1997)Society of Latin American Scholars,
David Ryan; (1997) 'Explaining US Policy on Nicaragua 1979-1990'. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Society of Latin American Scholars, St. Andrews, Scotland , 04-APR-97 - 05-APR-97
(1997)Nantes University,
David Ryan; (1997) `The United States and Vietnam: Historiography and Collective Memory'. [Invited Seminars/Guest Lectures], Nantes University, Nantes University, Nantes, France , 16-OCT-97 - 16-OCT-97
(1997)British Association of American Studies,
David Ryan; (1997) 'Vietnam: War, Memory, Strategy'. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], British Association of American Studies, University of Birmingham, England , 06-APR-97 - 06-APR-97
(1999)Department of American and Canadian Studies,
David Ryan; (1999) 'Re-membering Vietnam: Tactical Considerations in US Intervention since 1975'. [Invited Seminars/Guest Lectures], Department of American and Canadian Studies, Birmingham University, England , 06-DEC-99 - 06-DEC-99
(2000)xx,
David Ryan; (2000) `US Defence and Security Policies at the Turn of the Century,¿ USA in World Affairs: Retrospect and Prospect. [Invited Seminars/Guest Lectures], xx, University of Cambridge, England , 10-MAY-00 - 17-MAY-00
(2000)The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations 26th Annual Conference,
David Ryan; (2000) 'Containment, Commerce, and Colonialism: Allied Co-operation and Conflict in the Early Cold War Era'. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations 26th Annual Conference, Ryerson Polytechnic University, Toronto, Canada , 24-JUN-00 - 24-JUN-00
(2000)The Memory of the Catastrophe Conference,
David Ryan ; (2000) `Vietnam in American Memory: Narratives of the Nation and the Sources of Collective Memory'. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], The Memory of the Catastrophe Conference, University of Southampton, England , 16-APR-00 - 16-APR-00
(2000)The British Association for American Studies,
David Ryan; (2000) `US Intervention in Regional Conflicts: Motivations, Strategies, Constraints'. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], The British Association for American Studies, University of Swansea, Wales , 07-APR-00 - 07-APR-00
(2001)xx,
Regular guest on since 2001.; (2001) Regular guest on several radio stations. [Other], xx, BBC Leicester, World Service, Cambridgeshire, Three Counties and the Asian Network , 02-JAN-01 - 01-OCT-04
(2001)Department of European Studies, Loughborough University,
David Ryan; (2001) 'US Foreign Policy, Europe and Regional Conflict'. [Invited Seminars/Guest Lectures], Department of European Studies, Loughborough University, Loughborough University, England , 02-MAY-01 - 02-MAY-01
(2001)British Association of American Studies,
David Ryan; (2001) `The Vietnam Syndrome and the Reagan Doctrine'. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], British Association of American Studies, Keele University, Keele, England , 13-APR-01 - 13-APR-01
(2002)The Transatlantic Conference,
David Ryan ; (2002) 'Transatlantic Divisions? Europe, the Reagan Administration and Nicaragua'. [Conference Organising Committee Member], The Transatlantic Conference, University of Dundee, Scotland , 08-JUL-02 - 11-JUL-02
(2002)US Discussion Group, Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatam House,
David Ryan; (2002) Member of US Discussion Group. [Other], US Discussion Group, Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatam House, Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatam House, London , 02-SEP-02 - 01-OCT-08
(2002)Framing September 11: Cultural Diplomacy and the Image of America,
David Ryan; (2002) 'Image, Rhetoric and Nationhood'. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Framing September 11: Cultural Diplomacy and the Image of America, Department of American and Canadian Studies, University of Birmingham , 25-SEP-02 - 25-SEP-02
(2002)Department of American and Canadian Studies,
David Ryan ; (2002) The Vietnam Syndrome after September 11. [Invited Oral Presentation], Department of American and Canadian Studies, University of Birmingham, England , 02-DEC-02 - 02-DEC-02
(2002)British International Studies Association,
David Ryan; (2002) Discussant, on the Carter Presidency and Human Rights. [Oral Presentation], British International Studies Association, London School of Economics, London, England , 16-DEC-02 - 16-DEC-02
(2002)xx,
David Ryan; (2002) 'From ABM to SDI' and 'Missile Defence from Bush to Bush'. [Invited Seminars/Guest Lectures], xx, University of Cambridge, England , 25-MAR-02 - 25-MAR-02
(2003)Roundtable, the Transatlantic Association,
David Ryan; (2003) 'The New US Security Agenda'. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Roundtable, the Transatlantic Association, University of Wales at Aberystwyth, Wales , 11-APR-03 - 13-APR-03
(2003)British Association of American Studies,,
David Ryan; (2003) 'The Vietnam Syndrome after September 11'. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], British Association of American Studies,, University of Wales at Aberystwyth, Wales , 11-APR-03 - 13-APR-03
(2003)Conference on Guatemala 1952-1954,
David Ryan; (2003) 'U.S. Foreign Policy and the Guatemalan Revolution in World History Guatemala, 1952-1954'. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Conference on Guatemala 1952-1954, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C., USA , 14-MAY-03 - 16-MAY-03
(2003)The US as the Single Superpower, seminar xx,
David Ryan; (2003) US/European Relations: Regional Conflicts in the Post-war Period. [Invited Seminars/Guest Lectures], The US as the Single Superpower, seminar xx, University of Cambridge, England , 11-FEB-03 - 11-FEB-03
(2003)Department of Politics, University of Dundee,
David Ryan; (2003) 'The Vietnam Syndrome after September 11'. [Invited Oral Presentation], Department of Politics, University of Dundee, University of Dundee, Scotland , 04-MAR-03 - 04-MAR-04
(2003)International Association of American Studies,
David Ryan; (2003) 'Framing September 11: Rhetorical Device and Photographic Opinion'. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], International Association of American Studies, Leiden, Netherlands , 22-MAY-03 - 25-MAY-03
(2003)The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations,
David Ryan; (2003) 'The Lessons of Vietnam, US Intervention and Nicaragua, 1979-1990'. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations, George Washington University, Washington, D.C., USA , 06-JUN-03 - 08-JUN-03
(2003)The Rothermere Institute, Oxford University, England,
David Ryan; (2003) 'Americanisation and Anti-Americanism at the Periphery: From Central America to 9/11'. [Invited Seminars/Guest Lectures], The Rothermere Institute, Oxford University, England, University of Oxford, England , 29-APR-03 - 29-APR-03
(2003)Amatas Conference, Americanisation and the Teaching of the Humanities,
David Ryan; (2003) 'Teaching Imperial America'. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Amatas Conference, Americanisation and the Teaching of the Humanities, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, England , 17-JAN-03 - 17-JAN-03
(2004)In the Shadow of the Superpowers: Europe During the Cold War,
David Ryan; (2004) The Construction of the West and the Subordination of Europe. [Oral Presentation], In the Shadow of the Superpowers: Europe During the Cold War, The University of Hull, England , 24-AUG-04 - 25-AUG-04
(2004)The Transatlantic Studies Association Conference,
David Ryan; (2004) 'Reagan and the Sandinistas: the Soviet Construct'. [Conference Organising Committee Member], The Transatlantic Studies Association Conference, University of Dundee, Scotland , 12-JUL-04 - 12-JUL-04
(2004)History Society, UCC,
David Ryan; (2004) 'Highway 8: From 9/11 to Iraq'. [Oral Presentation], History Society, UCC, University College Cork, Ireland , 02-NOV-04 - 02-NOV-04
(2004)Department of History and Media, Faculty of Humanities,
David Ryan; (2004) 'The Lessons of Vietnam, US Intervention and Nicaragua, 1979-1990'. [Invited Oral Presentation], Department of History and Media, Faculty of Humanities, University of Lincoln, England , 08-DEC-04 - 08-DEC-04
(2004)Post US Elections Forum,
David Ryan; (2004) `US Foreign Policy after the Elections,'. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Post US Elections Forum, The Clinton Institute, UCD, Ireland , 18-NOV-04 - 18-NOV-04
(2008)The Ardilaun Lectures,
David Ryan; (2008) 'Vietnam, Learning from History and Iraq'. [Invited Seminars/Guest Lectures], The Ardilaun Lectures, Alexandra College, Dublin , 04-DEC-08 - 04-DEC-08
(2008)The Philosophical Society,
David Ryan; (2008) 'On US Power and Responsibility'. [Invited Oral Presentation], The Philosophical Society, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland , 30-OCT-08 - 30-OCT-08
(2009)War and Identity,
David Ryan; (2009) Organiser, 36 papers. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], War and Identity, The Clinton Institute, UCD, Ireland , 20-MAR-09 - 21-MAR-09
(2009)The evolving landscape of Irish graduate education, Irish Universities Association, Fourth Level Network Annual Conference,,
David Ryan; (2009) `Getting the balance right: Research training, graduate education and completion,'. [Oral Presentation], The evolving landscape of Irish graduate education, Irish Universities Association, Fourth Level Network Annual Conference,, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland , 10-NOV-09 - 10-NOV-08
(2009)A Conference of the 50th Anniversary of the Publication of William Appleman Williams¿ Tragedy of American Diplomacy,
David Ryan; (2009) 'Tragedy after Tragedy: The Failure to Recognise Limits in US.'. [Editorship of Whole Conference Proceedings], A Conference of the 50th Anniversary of the Publication of William Appleman Williams¿ Tragedy of American Diplomacy, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA , 24-APR-09 - 25-APR-09
(2009)The Clinton Institute Seminar Series,
David Ryan; (2009) 'The Legacies of Vietnam'. [Invited Seminars/Guest Lectures], The Clinton Institute Seminar Series, The Clinton Institute for American Studies, University College Dublin, Ireland , 04-FEB-09 - 04-FEB-09
(2010)Working at the Margins: The US and the Periphery, 1945-Present,
David Ryan; (2010) The Peripheral Centre: Nicaragua in US Policy and Imagination at the End of the Cold War. [Oral Presentation], Working at the Margins: The US and the Periphery, 1945-Present, Nottingham University , 08-SEP-10 - 10-SEP-10
(2010)The West and the Rest: The Atlantic Community in the Global Arena,
David Ryan; (2010) US Foreign Policy and the Hierarchy of Alterity: The Decolonization Dilemma. [Oral Presentation], The West and the Rest: The Atlantic Community in the Global Arena, Torino-Vercelli, Italy , 27-MAY-10 - 29-MAY-10
(2011)Landscapes of Secrecy: The CIA in History, Fiction and Memory,
David Ryan; (2011) `The CIA and the mining of Nicaragua¿s harbours in 1984,¿. [Invited Oral Presentation], Landscapes of Secrecy: The CIA in History, Fiction and Memory, University of Nottingham, England , 30-APR-11 - 30-APR-11
(2011)Transatlantic Studies Association,
David Ryan; (2011) `An American State of Mind: Vietnam in the Balkans, 1993-1999,¿. [Invited Oral Presentation], Transatlantic Studies Association, University of Dundee, Scotland , 13-JUL-11 - 13-JUL-11
(2011)History, Memory and American Foreign Relations,
David Ryan; (2011) ¿Let me say to those who invoke the memory of Vietnam:¿ Reagan and Central America. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], History, Memory and American Foreign Relations, The Clinton Institute, University College Dublin , 09-APR-11 - 09-APR-11
(2008)Transatlantic Studies Association, University of Dundee, Scotland,
David Ryan; (2008) History, Diplomacy, IR Panel, circa 40 papers. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Transatlantic Studies Association, University of Dundee, Scotland, University of Dundee, Scotland , 14-JUL-08 - 17-JUL-08
(2008)War and Identity, UCC, April 2008,
David Ryan; (2008) War and Identity, UCC, April 2008. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], War and Identity, UCC, April 2008, UCC , 01-JUL-08 - 01-JUL-08
(2007)The Trials of Public Diplomacy,,
David Ryan; (2007) The Dots above the Detail: The Myopia of Meta-Narrative in the Declarative `War of Ideas',. [Invited Oral Presentation], The Trials of Public Diplomacy,, British Council, London, England , 11-APR-07 - 11-APR-07
(2007)'Teaching Vietnam', The Clinton Institute,
David Ryan; (2007) 'Teaching Vietnam'. [Invited Oral Presentation], 'Teaching Vietnam', The Clinton Institute, The Clinton Institute, UCD, Ireland , 17-FEB-07 - 17-FEB-07
(2007)The Carter Presidency: Lessons for the 21st Century,
David Ryan; (2007) 'Dilemmas and Lessons of Carter's Constructions of Foreign Policy: We are now free of that inordinate fear.'. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], The Carter Presidency: Lessons for the 21st Century, Athens, Georgia, USA , 19-JAN-07 - 19-JAN-07
(2007)Is Iraq another Vietnam, with Robert Brigham,,
David Ryan; (2007) Is Iraq another Vietnam?. [Invited Oral Presentation], Is Iraq another Vietnam, with Robert Brigham,, Clinton Institute for American Studies, UCD, Ireland , 15-NOV-07 - 15-NOV-07
(2007)The Transatlantic Studies Association,
David Ryan; (2007) Annual Conference, 140 Papers, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, July 2007. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], The Transatlantic Studies Association, Cork, Ireland , 09-JUL-07 - 12-JUL-07
(2007)Identity Politics in the Americas and Beyond,
David Ryan; (2007) 'US Identity and Foreign Policy: From Saigon to Managua,'. [Plenary Lecture], Identity Politics in the Americas and Beyond, University of Bielefeld, Germany , 18-NOV-07 - 18-NOV-07
(2007)British Association of American Studies,
David Ryan; (2007) 'Intellectuals and US Foreign Policy,'. [Oral Presentation], British Association of American Studies, University of Leicester, England , 21-APR-07 - 21-APR-07
(2006)NUI Seminar Series,
David Ryan; (2006) 'Vietnam, Victory Culture and Iraq: Struggling with Lessons, Constraints and Credibility from Saigon to Falluja.'. [Invited Oral Presentation], NUI Seminar Series, NUI Galway , 22-FEB-06 - 22-FEB-06
(2006)UCD Seminar Series,
David Ryan; (2006) 'Vietnam and Iraq,' Department of History. [Invited Oral Presentation], UCD Seminar Series, University College Dublin, Ireland , 11-MAR-06 - 11-MAR-06
(2006)Projecting American Power and the New American Studies,
David Ryan; (2006) Projecting American Power, Roundtable. [Invited Lectures (Workshops)], Projecting American Power and the New American Studies, Department of American and Canadian Studies, University of Birmingham, England , 11-MAY-06 - 11-MAY-06
(2006)The United States and Iraq: Reflections and Projections,,
David Ryan; (2006) The Clinton Institute for American Studies, UCD, November 1, 2006. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], The United States and Iraq: Reflections and Projections,, The Clinton Institute, University College Dublin, Ireland , 01-NOV-06 - 01-NOV-06
(2006)Transatlantic Studies Association,,
David Ryan; (2006) History, Diplomacy, IR Panel organiser. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Transatlantic Studies Association,, University of Dundee, Scotland , 10-JUL-06 - 13-JUL-06
(2005)The Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism (ASEN), 15th Annual Conference, Nation and Empire,
David Ryan; (2005) 'The Empire for Liberty: Foreign Policy Constructions of US Identity, The Other and Negative Liberty,'. [Oral Presentation], The Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism (ASEN), 15th Annual Conference, Nation and Empire, London School of Economics, England , 21-APR-05 - 21-APR-05
(2005)Issues in American Foreign Policy: A Conference to launch the Centre for Diplomatic and International Studies,
David Ryan; (2005) 'Iraq and Vietnam,'. [Oral Presentation], Issues in American Foreign Policy: A Conference to launch the Centre for Diplomatic and International Studies, The University of Leicester, England , 23-MAR-05 - 23-MAR-05
(2005)The Transatlantic Studies Association,
David Ryan; (2005) History, Diplomacy, IR Panel organiser. [Conference Organising Committee Member], The Transatlantic Studies Association, University of Nottingham, England , 11-JUL-05 - 14-JUL-05
(2005)The World after 9/11,
David Ryan; (2005) The World after 9/11. [Conference Organising Committee Member], The World after 9/11, UCC, Ireland , 01-FEB-05 - 01-FEB-05
(2005)Inventing Traditions: Food and History,
David Ryan; (2005) Inventing Traditions: Food and History. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Inventing Traditions: Food and History, UCC, Ireland , 01-MAR-05 - 01-MAR-05
(2005)Department of History Seminar Series,
David Ryan; (2005) 'The Lessons of Vietnam, US Intervention and Nicaragua, 1979-1990'. [Oral Presentation], Department of History Seminar Series, Department of History, University College Cork, Ireland , 09-MAR-05 - 09-MAR-05
(2005)The Irish Association of American Studies,
David Ryan; (2005) 'The Empire for Liberty: Foreign Policy Constructions of US Identity, The Other and Negative Liberty.'. [Oral Presentation], The Irish Association of American Studies, University College Cork, Ireland , 23-APR-05 - 23-APR-05
(2005)'Vietnam and Iraq' Channel Islam International, Johannesburg, South Africa,
David Ryan; (2005) 'Vietnam and Iraq' Channel Islam International, Johannesburg, South Africa. [Oral Presentation], 'Vietnam and Iraq' Channel Islam International, Johannesburg, South Africa, * , 04-MAY-05 - 04-MAY-05
(2005)Lecture Series, The Clinton Institute,
David Ryan; (2005) 'Vietnam, Victory Culture and Iraq: Struggling with Lessons, Constraints and Credibility from Saigon to Falluja'. [Invited Oral Presentation], Lecture Series, The Clinton Institute, The Clinton Institute, University College, Dublin, Ireland , 23-NOV-05 - 23-NOV-05
(2005)The Transatlantic Studies Association,
David Ryan; (2005) 'Bush and Iraq: Evolutions of the Monroe Doctrine?'. [Conference Organising Committee Member], The Transatlantic Studies Association, Nottingham, England , 13-JUL-05 - 13-JUL-05
(2005)The European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR),
David Ryan; (2005) 'The Empire for Liberty: Foreign Policy Constructions of US Identity, The Other and Negative Liberty'. [Oral Presentation], The European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR), Budapest, Hungary , 10-SEP-05 - 10-SEP-05
(2008)The Edinburgh International Book Festival,
David Ryan; (2008) Book reading and discussion on Frustrated Empire. [Invited Oral Presentation], The Edinburgh International Book Festival, Edinburgh International Book Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland , 18-AUG-08 - 18-AUG-08

Associations

 AssocationFunctionFrom / To
US Discussion Group, Chatham House, Royal Institute International Relations Member17-DEC-02 / 31-DEC-08
Libertas Advisory Board01-DEC-05 / 30-DEC-09
British International Studies Association Member21-DEC-06 / 07-DEC-07
International Association for American Studies Member16-DEC-02 / 29-DEC-04
The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR), Ohio, United States. Member01-SEP-96 / 30-DEC-99
The Society of Latin American Scholars (SLAS), London, England. Member01-SEP-95 / 30-DEC-99
The British Association of American Studies (BAAS), (England) Member01-APR-95 / 30-DEC-99
The Transatlantic Studies Association (TSA), international. Vice Chair01-SEP-01 / 31-DEC-11
The International Association of American Studies (IAAS), international. Member01-MAY-03 / 01-MAY-04
Historical Sociology and International Relations Working Group, London School of Economics, UK Member01-SEP-03 / 30-DEC-99
The Latin American Studies Association (LASA), USA. Member01-SEP-05 / 30-DEC-99
The Irish Association for American Studies (IAAS), Ireland. Member01-APR-05 / 30-DEC-99

Committees

 CommitteeFunctionFrom / To
Academic Council Graduate Studies Committee Chair2011 / 2014
Research Committee, School of Arts and Humanities, De Montfort University, England. Representative, Department of Historical and International Studies1992 / 1994
Faculty of Humanities Research Committee Representative for History and as Tutor Responsible for the Postgraduate Centre1999 / 2003
Faculty of Humanities Research Degrees Committee Tutor for Postgraduate Centre1999 / 2003
Department Management Group Development of Postgraduate Culture1999 / 2003
University Higher Degrees Committee Head of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Humanities, De Montfort University, England2003 / 2004
University Sub-Committee on Research Training Head of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Humanities, De Montfort University, England.2003 / 2004
Faculty Research Committee Head of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Humanities, De Montfort University.2003 / 2004
Department Graduate Studies Committee, Department of History, UCC Member and Secretary from June 20052004 / 1899
Quality Assurance Committee, Department of History, UCC Member2004 / 1899
Planning and Research Committee, Department of History, UCC Member2004 / 1899
Research Officer, Department of History, UCC Research Officer, Department of History, UCC2005 / 1899
Research Committee, Department of History, UCC Chair2010 / 2013
College, Graduate Studies Committee Member 2006-2007 / Chair from 2007 to 20102006 / 2010
College, Strategic Planning Committee Member2006 / 2008
Academic Council, Graduate Studies Committee Member2006 / 2008
Department of HIstory Faculty Liaison Committee Member2004 / 2006
External Examiner, University of Birmingham, UK 1999 / 2003
External Examiner, Lincoln University 2004 / 2008

Employment

 EmployerPositionFrom / To
Department of History, UCC Senior Lecturer01-SEP-04 /
Department of Historical and International Studies, De Montfort University, UK Principal Lecturer01-JAN-92 / 01-JAN-04
Department of Modern History, University College Cork College Lecturer01-JAN-89 / 01-JAN-92

Education

 YearInstituionQualificationSubject
1987University of Toronto, Canada BAPolitics / International Relations
1992University College Cork PHDHistory

Consultancy

 ClientDescription
Oxford Analytica : 2 Reports

Reviews

 JournalRole
Rethinking History (Routledge). Member of Editorial Board
Baas Postgraduate Journal Member of Editorial Board
Journal Of Transatlantic Studies Editor
49th Parallel, Editor
Journal Of Transatlantic Studies Editor
Power Nevin JosephDoctoral DegreeCo-SupervisedFitzgibbon JacquelineDoctoral DegreeO Sullivan StevenDoctoral DegreeKidd Geraldine MaryDoctoral Degree
 Term (ID))TitleLinkSubject
2014US Collective Memory, Intervention and the Impact of Vietnam since 1968 HI3129US Collective Memory, Intervention and the Impact of Vietnam since 1968
2014US Foreign Policy and Contemporary History HI6026US Foreign Policy and Contemporary History