Colin Barr (Associate Professor and Chair) is a specialist in modern British, Irish, and British Imperial History. He holds a BA from Stonehill College in Massachusetts and an M.Phil. and PhD from the University of Cambridge. His books include Nation-Nazione: Irish Nationalism and the Italian Risorgimento, edited with Michele Finelli and Anne O'Connor (forthcoming, 2011), The European Culture Wars in Ireland: The Callan Schools Affair, 1868-1881 (2010) and Paul Cullen, John Henry Newman, and the Catholic University of Ireland, 1845-65 (2003), and he has published articles in a number of leading international journals, including The English Historical Review, The Historical Journal, The Proceedings of the British Academy, and The Journal of Ecclesiastical History. Dr Barr is also the co-editor of The Correspondence of Paul Cullen (Irish Manuscripts Commission), a project that recently received a major grant from the Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences. His current research project is a history of the Irish Catholic Church in the British Empire between 1830 and 1922. Before coming to Florida, Dr Barr was a Government of Ireland Research Fellow in the Humanities and Social Sciences at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. Dr Barr is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.