Hilary Larkin, Ph.D.

Consulting Editor
Kansas City, MO

Hilary is a Consulting Editor at The Principal Post.

She is a free-lance writer, educator, and former academic who holds a B.A. in French and History, an M.A. in History, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Education from University College Dublin, as well as a Ph.D. in History from the University of Cambridge. She has published a monograph on the history English national identity, and is also the author of a book on nineteenth and early twentieth-century Irish history. She also has written numerous articles for scholarly journals and books.

Hilary has been an educator for twenty years, teaching at both university and secondary levels in Ireland, the UK and the USA. Most recently, she has taught at the University of Kansas, Rockhurst University and Catholic University of America. 

Currently, she is active as an educational consultant at the undergraduate and postgraduate level, working with Syzygy Global Education and Wentworth Education. 

With a background in music and the arts that includes diplomas in both violin and drama from the Royal Irish Academy of Music in Dublin, she is also a free-lance writer on culture and the arts for publications such as Bachtrack, Gramophone Magazine and Opera Wire. She has reviewed symphony, ballet and opera in Washington, D.C., Philadelphia and Kansas City. 

Originally from Ireland, Hilary now resides in the Kansas City area with her family.  

Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.
Oscar Wilde

Educational Consultant

Syzygy Global Education

2020 to present

Educational Consultant

Wentworth London



History Faculty, Catholic University of America

2015-2016; 2016-2017


History Faculty, University of Kansas 



St Paul’s School



University of Cambridge

PhD in History

University College, Dublin

M.A. in History, (equivalent of Summa Cum Laude)

University College, Dublin

Higher Diploma in Education (equivalent of Summa Cum Laude)

University College, Dublin

B.A. in French and History (Double first class honors, equivalent of Summa Cum Laude)

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