Northern Ireland, the BBC, and Censorship in Thatcher's Britain
Robert J. Savage
Robert J. Savage, Director of the Boston College Irish Studies Program and Professor of History, Boston College
Robert J Savage directs the Boston College Irish Studies Program and is a professor in the university's History Department. He has published a number of books and articles that explore contemporary Irish and British history including The BBC's Irish Troubles: Television, Conflict and Northern Ireland (2015), which was short listed for the Ewart-Biggs Literary Award, and A Loss of Innocence? Television and Irish Society 1960-1972 (2010), which won the James S. Donnelly Sr. Book Prize from the American Conference for Irish Studies. Savage has been awarded Visiting Fellowships at the Long Room Hub, Trinity College, Dublin; at the University of Edinburgh, where he held a Leverhulme Visiting Professorship; at Queen's University, Belfast; and at the National University of Ireland, Galway.