· The Baltimore Black Sox: A Documentary History offers a detailed history of the Baltimore Black Sox. The completed manuscript is currently under review. Portions of the book have been published as scholarly articles and as blogs:
o Joe Gans: Star of the Ring and the Diamond
o Charles "Square Deal" Cromwell: Blackball Umpire
o UD's McKenna finds rare photo of baseball legends Satchel Paige, Mule Suttles, Rap Dixon and Dick Lundy in Baltimore
o Photographic Treasure Trove of Baseball History
o "A Field of Their Own: The Baltimore Black Sox and Maryland Park."
· William Butler Yeats.
o "Violence, Transcendence, and Resistance in the Manuscripts of Yeats's "Leda and the Swan"" by McKenna, Bernard - Philological Quarterly, Vol. 90, Issue 4, Fall 2011 | Online Research Library: Questia
o "Yeats and the Aesthetics of Nationalism in Print and Material Culture, 1899-1938."
§ 1899: "Yeats, Beltaine, and the Aesthetics of Cultural Idealism." New Hibernia Review 17.2 (Summer 2013): 136-151.
§ 1903: "Yeats, Samhain, and the Aesthetics of Cultural Nationalism: 'A Supreme Moment in the Life of a Nation.'" Irish Studies Review 18.4 (Fall 2010): 401-419.
§ 1909: "Yeats, The Arrow, and the Aesthetics of a National, Moral Culture." The Journal of Modern Literature 38.2 (Winter 2015): 16-28.
§ 1924: "Yeats, 'Leda,' and the Aesthetics of To-Morrow: 'The Immortality of the Soul.'" New Hibernia Review 13.2 (Summer 2009): 16-35.
§ 1926: "'Silent Ambassadors' Yeats, Irish Coinage, and the Aesthetics of a National, Material Culture." Yeats-Eliot Review 36.3-4 (Fall-Winter 2015): 21-38.
§ 1936: "'Call Back the Soul': Yeats, Ireland, and the Aesthetics of Cultural Renewal in The Oxford Book of Modern Verse:" Yeats-Eliot Review 27.1-2 (Spring-Summer 2010): 2-11.
§ 1938: "Yeats, On the Boiler, The Aesthetics of Cultural Disintegration and a Program for Renewal: 'Of our own rich experience.'" The Journal of Modern Literature 35.4 (Summer 2012): 73-90
· Finnegans Wake
o "'Soul of the Devil's Pig': Comedy and Affirmation in James Joyce's Finnegans Wake." Etudes Irlandais 34.1 (Spring 2009): 91-104.
o "This same prehistoric barrow 'tis, the Orangery--Duelling and Dual Communities in Finnegans Wake." Lit: Literature, Interpretation, Theory 10.2 (Summer 1999): 131-47.
· Rupture, Representation, and the Refashioning of Identity in Drama from the North of Ireland, 1969-1994 (Contributions in Drama and Theatre Studies,) (9780313320293): Bernard McKenna: Books