University College Dublin | An Coláiste Ollscoile, Baile Átha Cliath

UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland | Director: Professor Liam Kennedy

Global Irish Civic Forum
June 2015

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    President Clinton addresses the Institute Sept 2010


Professor Liam Kennedy

Professor Liam Kennedy (Director, UCD Clinton Institute for American Studies)  is experienced in giving interviews on a wide variety of topics.

Prof Kennedy is an expert in fields of American Studies, including American culture, politics and foreign policy. He has particular interest in the relationship between US domestic and international affairs, including transatlantic relations, and in the role of media in framing understanding of the US. He is the author of books on American intellectuals and on urban culture in the US; he is currently writing books on images of America at war and on public diplomacy in the twenty-first century. 

A native of Northern Ireland, he received his higher degrees from University of Nottingham and was a lecturer in American Studies at University of Birmingham before coming to UCD.

Contact: +353 1 7161561



Dr. Eugenio Lilli


Eugenio is Lecturer and Coordinator of the Masters Program in American Politics and Foreign Policy, at the UCD Clinton Institute

His primarily focused on issues of US foreign policy, the Middle East, terrorism, and democracy promotion.

Previously, I lectured at King’s College London, UK, (2015-16), at the Joint Services Command and Staff College, part of the UK Defence Academy (2011-13), and at John Cabot University in Rome (2016). I was also Honorary Visiting Research Fellow at City University London (2015-16).

From 2014 to 2016 I was the founding chairperson of King’s College London’s US Foreign Policy Research Group. Moreover, I contribute to media outlets such as Al-Jazeera and The Telegraph. I also peer review book proposals on US foreign policy and international affairs for Routledge and SAGE.

For more information about myself and my publications visit my website: WebAgora

You can also follow my work on Facebook and on Twitter: @EugenioLilli



Eugenio has given interviews to newspapers, magazines and radio stations on various topics relating to US Foreign Policy, The Middle East, International Terrorism and US Presidents



Telephone: +353 1 7161593