Dr. James MacKillop is an eminent scholar of Celtic history and culture, having been
Visiting Fellow in Celtic Languages at Harvard University, Professor of English at the State
University of New York, Visiting Professor at the Université de Rennes and President of the
American Conference for Irish Studies. His many publications include the Dictionary of
Celtic Mythology (1998), Fionn mac Cumhaill (1986) and Irish Literature: A Reader (1987,
2005). He is based in Syracuse, New York.