Dr Daniel Ritchie is an Irish Research Council Post-Doctoral Fellow at the School of History and Archives, University College Dublin. He completed his Ph.D. thesis at Queen's University, Belfast and is currently working on a project related to the religious and intellectual history of antislavery. Dr Ritchie has had several articles published in leading peer-reviewed journals, and is the author of a forthcoming monograph, Evangelicalism, Abolitionism, and Parnellism in Irish Presbyterianism: The Public Life of Isaac Nelson, c. 1809-88 (Liverpool University Press).