Smithsonian Journeys Experts
Hilary Lennon is an expert in Irish literature and lectures and researches on a wide variety of subjects relating to Irish literature, culture, and history. Hillary completed her Ph.D. at Trinity College Dublin and is now the Harriet O'Donovan Sheehy Research Fellow in the School of English, University College Cork, where she lectures in the area of Irish literature. Her publication Selected Letters of Frank O'Connor is forthcoming from Cork University Press. Hillary has served as the academic leader on many Smithsonian programs in Ireland.