The Smurfit-Stone Corporation Endowed Professorship in Irish Studies
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Dr. Eamonn Wall
Professor of English
A Unique Gift in Support of International Education
In 1996, Dr. Michael Smurfit pledged the funds to create the Smurfit-Stone Endowed Professorship in Irish Studies. As a major multinational corporation, Smurfit-Stone Corporation clearly exemplifies what it means to be a good corporate citizen in the era of global economic interdependence. Integral to the efforts to internationalize the University of Missouri-St. Louis, this professorship represents another important step in ensuring that our students and the local community understand and communicate with people of different cultures.
About Professor Wall
Eamonn Wall, a native of Co. Wexford who immigrated to the US in 1982, was educated at University College Dublin, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and the City University of New York-Graduate Center, where he received his Ph.D. in English.
The establishment of the Smurfit-Stone Distinguished Lecturer series has permitted International Studies and Programs to offer outstanding programs for campus and community audiences. The events include presenting speakers on Irish culture, literature, history, politics, and performers of Irish music and dance.
Dr. Eamonn Wall, Professor
University of Missouri-St. Louis
431 Lucas Hall
1 University Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63121-4400
Tel: 314-516-5589; Fax: 314-516-6757
Dr. Joel Glassman, Director
International Studies and Programs
Tel: 314-516-5753; Fax: 314-516-6757