Jane Ohlmeyer


Jane Ohlmeyer is Erasmus Smith's Professor of Modern History and Vice-President for Global Relations at Trinity College Dublin. She has also taught at the UCSB, Yale and the University of Aberdeen. A passionate teacher and an internationally established scholar of early modern Irish history, she was the founding Head of the School of Histories and Humanities and a driving force behind the development of the Trinity Long Room Hub and the 1641 Depositions Project.

She is the author of Civil War and Restoration in the Three Stuart Kingdoms and Ireland from Independence to Occupation, 1641-1660. For her latest book, Making Ireland English, Prof Jane Ohlmeyer examined how the aristocracy – an ethnically and religiously diverse group that embraced some of the most influential men in early modern Ireland - helped to make Ireland English.