Peer-Reviewed Scholarship:

Jennifer McLaren, ‘An Irish Surgeon in Barbados and Demerara: Vexation, Misery and Opportunity’, in Ireland’s Imperial Connections, 1775-1947, ed. Daniel Roberts and Jonathan J. Wright (Palgrave Macmillan, Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies, 2019).

Jennifer McLaren, ‘Celebrating the Battle of the Saintes: Imperial News in England and Ireland, 1782,’ Éire-Ireland, vol.51:1 & 2, Spring-Summer 2016. Author copy attached: McLaren Saintes 2016

PhD Thesis:

‘Irish Lives in the British Caribbean: engaging with Empire in the Revolutionary Era’, Macquarie University, 2018.

Masters of Research Thesis:

‘Celebrating the Battle of the Saintes: imperial news in England and Ireland, 1782,’ Macquarie University, 2014.

Scholarly Blogs:

‘Irish Lives in the Caribbean: Engaging with Empire,’ Irish Diaspora Histories Network (2018).


Review of The Bodyline Fix: How women saved cricket by Marian Stell, History Australia, forthcoming.

Review of Human Capital and Empire: Scotland, Ireland, Wales and British Imperialism in Asia, c.1690-c.1820 by Andrew Mackillop, Australasian Journal of Irish Studies, forthcoming.

Review of Country House Collections: Their lives and afterlives, edited by Terence Dooley and Christopher Ridgway, Irish Studies Review 30 (4) (2022): 498-9.

‘Malcolm Campbell on Ireland’s farthest shores in the Pacific: Review of Ireland’s Farthest Shores: Mobility, Migration, and Settlement in the Pacific WorldHistory Australia 19, no.3 (2022): 618-9.

Hamilton: a revolution on stage?’ History Australia 18, no.3 (2021): 605-6.

Review of Mark S. Quintanilla, An Irishman’s Life on the Caribbean Island of St Vincent, 1787—90: The Letter Book of Attorney General Michael Keane, Australasian Journal of Irish Studies, 20 (2020): 177-9.

Review of ‘Elizabeth Malcolm and Dianne Hall, A New History of the Irish in Australia‘, Australian Historical Studies 50, no.2 (2019): 278-9.

Public History Projects:

Female Factory Online:  Adopt-a-Convict: Biography of Ann Lambert (2018).

St John’s Cemetery Project: Biography of Sarah Bell (2019).