John B. Roney, Ph.D.

John B. Roney, Ph.D.


Prior to joining the faculty in 1990, Dr. Roney taught at Redeemer University College and Wilfrid Laurier University, Ontario.

Treasurer for the New England American Conference for Irish Studies. Member of the American Conference for Irish Studies, Irish Environmental History Network, International Maritime Economic History Association, Kerry Archaeological and Historical Society, Nederlandse Vereniging voor Zeegeschiedenis, North Atlantic Fisheries History Association, American Historical Association, the American Society of Church History, the Conference on Faith and History (past executive officer), and Phi Alpha Theta Honors Society. 

Faculty advisor for Celtic Club and Men's Ice Hockey team.

Degrees and Certifications

    • BA from King's College in 1975
    • MA from Wheaton College in 1980
    • PhD from the University of Toronto in 1989

Teaching Responsibilities

    • Western European History

Research Interests & Grants

    Early modern to modern Ireland, Great Britain, France, Switzerland and Low Countries.  Environmental history and fisheries, social and intellectual history.

Publications and Presentations

John Roney

Contact Information

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