John P. Harrington
- The cultural settings of modern Irish drama, at home and abroad
- The Irish Play on the New York Stage, 1874-1966. Irish Literature, History, and Culture. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 1997.
- Editor (with sociologist Elizabeth Mitchell). Politics and Performance in Contemporary Northern Ireland. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1999.
- ‘The Early Years and the Irish National Theatre that was Not.’ In A Century of Irish Drama: Widening the Stage, ed. Stephen Watt, Eileen Morgan and Shakir Mustafa. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2000. 3-17.
- ‘The Myths of Irish Drama.’ Review essay. Irish Literary Supplement (Fall 2000).
- ‘Samuel Beckett and the Counter-Tradition.’ In The Cambridge Companion to Twentieth-Century Irish Drama. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004.
- "New World Drama: Fashioning Irish Theater in Lower Manhattan," Princeton University Library Quarterly (Autumn-Winter 2007), pp. 306-326.
- "Transatlantic Transactions: Irish Players and American Reviewers" in Ireland and Transatlantic Poetics: Essays in Honor of Denis Donoghue. Ed. Brian G. Caraher and Robert Mahony. Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2007. pp. 168-179.
- The Life of the Neighborhood Playhouse on Grand Street. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2007. Nominated, American Theatre Book of the Year, Theatre Historical Society of America.
- Modern Irish Drama. Norton Critical Edition (anthology with introduction, historical documents, critical commentaries, chronology, bibliographies). New York: W. W. Norton, 1991; new edition, Modern and Contemporary Irish Drama, 2008.
- Editor, Irish Theater in America, Third annual collection of essays from the Irish Theatrical Diaspora Project. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2009.
North American Editor, Irish Studies Review.
Ex-President of the American Conference for Irish Studies, the largest and increasingly international scholarly organization devoted to interdisciplinary study of Ireland. ACIS is itself a dimension of diaspora phenomena.