Cormac Ó Gráda

Professor Emeritus of Economics, University College Dublin

Cormac Ó Gráda is Professor Emeritus of Economics at University College Dublin. Several of his recent publications, on topics ranging from the origins of the Industrial Revolution to London’s last plague epidemics, have been collaborations with Morgan Kelly. His best-known books are Ireland: A New Economic History (Oxford, 1994) Jewish Ireland in the Age of Joyce: A New Economic History (Princeton, 2006), and Famine: A Short History (Princeton, 2009). His latest, just out, is Eating People is Wrong and Other Essays on the History and Future of Famine (Princeton, 2015). He is past Editor of the European Review of Economic History.

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