Sonja Tiernan

Sonja Tiernan is the Eamon Cleary Chair of Irish Studies and co-director of the Centre for Irish and Scottish Studies at the University of Otago, New Zealand. She has published in the area of gender and women's history in modern Ireland. She authored the first dedicated biography of Eva Gore-Booth and the first complete edition of Gore-Booth's poetry. Her most recent monograph is Irish women's speeches: voices that rocked the system (Dublin, 2021).