Karen Holland

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:



Ruane Center for the Humanities 123


Ph.D. - Providence College

Area(s) of Expertise:

Early Modern Europe

Awards and Honors:

Committee to Aid Faculty Research Grant Providence College

Davis Instructional Technology Grant Providence College

Selected Publications:

Holland, K. (2011) The Sidney Women In Ireland, c. 1556-1594. Sidney Journal Special Issue: Sir Henry Sidney in Ireland and Wales.(29), 45-70.

Holland, K. (2000) Form over Function: Irish Quilting, 1850-2000. New Hibernia Review.(4), 9-22.

Holland, K. (1999) Review of Heritage of Ireland by Nathaniel Harris. (4),

Selected Presentations:

Holland, K. American Conference for Irish Studies. , Fort Lauderdale, FL - "Paper: God in His Providence as the Hero of Londonderry 1689" February, 2014

Holland, K. Sixteenth Century Society and Conference. , San Juan, Puerto Rico - "Paper: Mother of One, Wife of the Other: Joan Fitzgerald's Role as Irish Peacemaker" October, 2013

Holland, K. Michael F. Crowley Lecture. Museum of Newport Irish History, Newport, RI - "Paper: The Hero of the Siege of Londonderry, 1689?" February, 2013

Holland, K. American Conference for Irish Studies. , New Orleans, LA - "Paper: The Sidney Women in Ireland" March, 2012

Holland, K. The New College Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Studies. , Sarasota, FL - "Paper: Mary Dudley Sidney in Ireland, 1565-1567" March, 2012