Dr. Leanne McCormick

Dr. Leanne McCormick is a Senior Lecturer in Modern Irish Social History at Ulster University. She has published widely on areas relating to sexuality, women and history of medicine with a focus on Northern Ireland. 


She was the co-author of the Mother and Baby Homes and Magdalene Laundries in Northern Ireland, 1922-1990, report published in January 2021. Leanne is working on a new project ‘Queer Northern Ireland: sexuality before liberation’ and is one of the investigators on the project, 'Bad Bridget: Criminal and Deviant Irish Women in North America, 1838-1918'.

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