Dr Edward Madigan is a Lecturer in Public History and First World War Studies at Royal Holloway, University of London. His work combines cultural, religious and military history and his main research interests are British identity and culture in wartime and the British and Irish experience and memory of the Great War.
As a historian of the Great War and the Irish Revolution, Dr Edward Madigan has appeared on British, Irish, U.S. and Australian television. He formerly represented the Commonwealth War Graves Commission on the UK Government's Centenary Events Planning Group, and he currently sits on the Executive Committee of the International Society for First World War Studies and the editorial board of the 1914-1918 Online Encyclopedia. His first book, Faith Under Fire: Anglican Army Chaplains and the Great War, was published in 2011 and he recently co-edited a volume of essays on the Irish history, memory and commemoration of the period 1912-1923.