Kieran O'Keefe

Kieran is a Ph.D. candidate studying Colonial and Revolutionary America. Before entering the Ph.D. program in 2016, Kieran received a bachelor's degree from Mount Saint Mary College and a master's degree from the University of Vermont. His master's thesis examined the Loyalist community of Newburgh, New York. Kieran’s dissertation focuses on Loyalists in the Hudson River Valley, exploring how violence, upheaval, and forced migration to Canada shaped Loyalist communities during and after the war. He has been published in New York History and the Journal of Religious History.


M.A., University of Vermont, 2016

B.A., Mount Saint Mary College, 2014