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Trisha Oakley Kessler

Non-stipendiary PhD Scholar


Trisha Oakley Kessler is a Research Associate at the Woolf Institute. She received a BA (Hons) Degree in Theology and Religious Studies at Leeds University and studied for a Masters Degree in Jewish-Christian Relations.

For a number of years Trisha worked at the Institute creating their first public education programmes, working in particular with the Metropolitan Police Service.

She is presently a PhD candidate at the School of History, University College, Dublin, researching protectionism in the 1930s and how it shaped Irish society through the prism of Jewish Refugee Industries in provincial Ireland.

She teaches on a Special Subject Paper at the Faculty of History, University of Cambridge and is a Convenor of the Cambridge Modern Irish History Seminar.

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