Matthew A. Schownir

  • Limited Term Lecturer
  • PhD European History: Purdue University, 2017
    MA in History: Purdue University
    BA in History: Huntington University

Department Information

History // Limited Term Lecturer

Office Information

  • Office: UNIV 110
  • Office Phone: (765) 494-4132
  • Office Fax: (765) 496-1755
  • Office Hours: M 9:30-10:30; T 10:00-11:00
  • E-mail:
  • Courses

  • History 103: Introduction to the Medieval World
    History 240: East Asia and Its Historic Tradition
    Taught: History 104: Introduction to the Modern World
    TA History 103: Introduction to the Medieval World
    TA History 104: Introduction to the Modern World
    TA History 105: Survey of Global History
    TA History 152: United States since 1877

  • Specialization

  • Modern European history; history of the British Empire, modern Britain and Ireland, and global immigration and culture in the 19th Century British Commonwealth; the Irish diaspora; American legal history.  Matthew's dissertation is titled "Eire in the Empire: Irish Settlement, Violence, and Identity Formation in New South Wales and Upper Canada, 1823-1868"

  • Recent Publications:

    “The Politics of Comparison: The Racialisation of Home Rule in British Science, Politics and Print, 1886-1923,” in Gabriel Doherty, ed., _The Home Rule Crisis: 1912-14_ (Cork: Mercier Press, 2014).

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