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International Student Services

Ryan Dye

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International Education
Middle East Institute

Main Campus
Ambrose Hall, 300C
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803


Dr. Dye is the director of the Middle East Institute and International Education.

Education and Training

PhD, Northwestern University

BS, University of Notre Dame
Program of Liberal Studies

At St. Ambrose since 2000.

Courses Taught

Colonial American and the Atlantic World
Modern Britain
The History of the British Empire
Modern Ireland
Immigration to the United States, 1600-2000
The Modern Middle East
The Irish-American Experience
New Student Seminar
Jacksonian American, 1815-1850
Revolutionary America, 1763-1815
War and Peace in Northern Ireland
United States History to 1865

Recent Publications

"Irish-American Ambivalence Toward the Spanish-American War," New Hibernia Review, 11:3 (Autumn 2007): 98-113.
"Leo R. Ward, Irish America's Rural Man of Letters," American Catholic Studies, 118:4 (Winter 2007): 19-35.
"Catholic Protectionism or Irish Nationalism? Religion and Politics in Liverpool, 1829-1845," Journal of British Studies,  40:3 (July 2001): 357-90.

Professional Activities

Forum on Education Abroad
Association of International Education Administrators

Dr. Dye's CV (pdf)