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Kenneth Hugh Connell

educator

Kenneth Hugh Connell, British educator. Recipient George Unwin Memorial prize London School Economics, 1940, Leverhulme Research student, 1940-1941; Madden prize Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, 1951.

Background

Connell, Kenneth Hugh was born on September 6, 1917 in Southampton, England. Son of James and Susanna (Cambridge) Connell.

Education

Bachelor of Science (Economics) with 1st class honors, London School Economics, Political Science, 1940, Doctor of Philosophy., London, 1948. Master of Arts, University of Oxford, 1950.

Career

History U. College Wales, Aberystwyth, 1941, Liverpool (England) University, 1941-1945, London School Economics, 1946-1949. Official fellow Nuffield College, University of Oxford, 1949-1952. Lecturer economics University of Oxford, 1950-1952.

Member of faculty Queens U., Belfast, Northern Ireland, 1953-1973, senior lecturer economics history, 1953-1966, head department economics and social history, 1961-1970, reader economics and social history, 1966-1967, professor economics and social history, 1967-1970, professor Irish social history, 1970-1973. Visiting fellow Research School Social Sciences, Institute Advanced Studies, Australian National U., Canberra, 1965-1966, All Souls College, Oxford, 1970-1971. Member economics, social history committee Social Science Research Council, London, 1968-1972.

Works

  • Author: The Population of Ireland, 1750-1845, 1950, Irish Peasant Society, 1968. General editor, contributor projected Oxford Economic and Social History of Ireland. Editorial committee A New History Ireland (Royal Irish Academy), 1964-1973.Contributor professional journals.

Membership

Member of faculty Queens U., Belfast, Northern Ireland, 1953-1973, senior lecturer economics history, 1953-1966, head department economics and social history, 1961-1970, reader economics and social history, 1966-1967, professor economics and social history, 1967-1970, professor Irish social history, 1970-1973. Member economics, social history committee Social Science. Fellow Royal History Society, Economics History Society (council 1951-1959, 62-71), Economics and Social History Society Ireland (president 1970-1973).

Member Royal Irish Academy, International Union Science Study Population.

Connections

Married Hanna Schumer, July 3, 1945. Children: Myral Caroline, Monica Bridget.

father:
James Connell

mother:
Susanna (Cambridge) Connell

spouse:
Hanna Schumer

children:
Myral Caroline Connell

Monica Bridget Connell