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Last Name
Southeast Missouri State University
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Ireland, settlement, castles, landscapes, material culture, natural environment, digital humanities, medieval Europe, colonization, interdisciplinary history, pre-modern studies, agriculture, land use
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About Me

Victoria L. (Vicky) McAlister completed her Ph.D. at Trinity College Dublin and is trained both as a historian and as an archaeologist. She is Associate Professor in the Department of History and Anthropology at Southeast Missouri State University. In 2019 she published The Irish Tower House: Society, Economy and Environment c. 1300-1650 with Manchester University Press. She is writing a book titled The Insular Globe: Environmental Change and Landscapes of Colonization, Ireland, 1000-1700 and directing an interdisciplinary digital project examining the modern landscape remnants of medieval vernacular settlement and land use.

Recent Publications
Media Coverage
Country Focus
Expertise by Geography
British Isles, Ireland, Western Europe
Expertise by Chronology
1, 2, 6
Expertise by Topic
Environment, Material Culture, Rural & Agrarian History