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Dr Rebecca Anne Barr
Room 301, Floor 1, Tower 1
tel.: 353 (0)91 495609

Literature of the 'long' eighteenth century; masculinity and literature; printing and print culture; the novel: contemporary poetry and visual culture.  

Dr Victoria Brownlee
[on leave Semester 2, 2017-18]
Room 512, Floor 3, Tower 1
tel.: 353 (0)91 493974

16th- and 17th-century English literature; religious and devotional writings; the early modern Bible and reformed exegesis, women’s devotional writings. 

Dr Dermot Burns
Room 506, Floor 3, Tower 1
tel.: 353 (0)91 492630

Medieval literature, chivalric and Arthurian literature, medieval aesthetics and poetic art, Renaissance drama, English Romanticism, fiction of adolescence, monsters and heroes in fiction, service learning: literacy acquisition and learning styles.

Professor Daniel Carey
Room 504, Tower 1
tel.: 353 (0)91 493083

Early modern travel writing; literature and colonialism; early modern literature and philosophy; John Locke; seventeenth-century literature and science; eighteenth-century fiction, esp. Defoe; the Enlightenment and postcolonial theory.

Dr Clíodhna Carney
Room 507, Tower 1
tel.: 353 (0)91 492701

Chaucer, medieval poetics, gifts and exchange, Spenser's Faerie Queene

Professor Marie-Louise Coolahan 
[On Research Leave 2017-18]  
Room 503, Tower 1
tel.: 353 (0)91 493787

16th- and 17th-century English literature; Irish- and English-language women's writing in the early modern period; Renaissance manuscript culture.

Mr Tom Felle

Room 302, Tower 1
tel.: 353 (0)91 492049

Print and digital journalism; data journalism and social media journalism

Dr Sorcha Gunne
[on leave Semester 2, 2017-18]
Room 304, Tower 1
tel.: 353 (0)91 493786

Gender studies and transnational feminism, world-literature, postcolonial literature and theory, and contemporary literature.

Ms Aoife Harrington
Accounts Administrator (Friday mornings only)
Room 311, Tower 1
tel.: 353 (0)91 494334

Dr John Kenny
Room 305, Floor 1, Tower 1
tel.: 353 (0)91 495612

Twentieth-century literature; contemporary Irish and world fiction; history of criticism, especially literary journalism and reviewing of all periods; the works of John Banville; Creative Writing and Practice.

Dr Frances McCormack
Room 307, Floor 1, Tower 1
tel.: 353 (0)91 495348

Old and Middle English Literature; in particular the works of Chaucer, religious and devotional literature, and heresy

Mr Mike McCormack

Room 306, Tower 1
tel.: 353 (0)91 493410

Creative Writing

Ms Dearbhla Mooney
Academic Administrator
Room 509, Tower 1
tel.: 353 (0)91 493339

Dr Andrew Ó Baoill
Room 513, Floor 3, Tower 1
tel.: 353 (0)91 494480


Dr Muireann O'Cinneide
Room 501, Tower 1
tel.: 353 (0)91 495388

19th-century literature; research specialisms in women's writing, politics and literature, and colonial & post-Colonial writing, particularly travel writing.

Ms Irene O'Malley
Room 511, Tower 1
tel.: 353 (0)91 492567
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Ms Bernadette O'Sullivan
Room 336, Arts Millennium Building
tel.: 353 (0)91 492777


Dr Adrian Paterson
Room 502, Tower 1
tel.: 353 (0)91 492568

Modernism; fin de siècle and twentieth century literature; literature and the arts, especially music; orality, print, performance, technology, including radio broadcasting; the works of W.B.Yeats, Ezra Pound, James Joyce.

Dr Richard Pearson
[on leave Semester 2, 2017-18]
Room 308, Floor 1, Tower 1
tel.: 353 (0)91 495613

Nineteenth-century literature; print culture and the literary marketplace in the nineteenth-century; archaeology and anthropology in fiction; the writings of W.M.Thackeray and Charles Dickens; William Morris and the arts and crafts movement; digital humanities.

Professor Lionel Pilkington
Room 514, Tower 1
tel.: 353 (0)91 493078

Irish drama, theatre and Irish cultural history, postcolonialism and Irish studies, culture and politics in Northern Ireland..

Dr Lindsay Ann Reid
[On Sabbatical Leave, 2017-18]
Room 515, Floor 3, Tower 1
tel.: 353 (0)91 492565

Tudor and Jacobean Literature; Middle English Literature; Classical Mythology; Ovidianism; Adaptation, Intertextuality, and Reception Sudies; Periodisation; Book History and Early Print Culture

Dr Irina Ruppo-Malone
Room 506, Floor 3, Tower 1
tel.: 353 (0)91 493129

Special interests include Ibsen Studies, Irish Literary Revival (in particular the work of W.B. Yeats, J.M. Synge, and James Joyce), 20th Century Drama, 20th Century Irish Fiction, the Literature of the Fantastic, Literary and Dramatic Adaptation, and Academic Writing.

Professor Sean Ryder
Room 501, Tower 1
tel.: 353 (0)91 493009

19th-century Irish culture; the works of Thomas Moore and James Clarence Mangan; digital humanities: critical editing; film studies

Dr Elizabeth Tilley
Head of Discipline
Room 508, Tower 1
tel.: 353 (0)91 492581

19th century Gothic literature and history of the novel; 19th century serials, Irish publishing history and periodical production; book history; links between art and literature 

Dr Justin Tonra 
Room 303, Tower 1
tel.: 353 (0)91 492566

19th-Century Literature; Digital Humanities; Book History; Textual Studies; Bibliography; Scholarly Editing.

Additional Teaching Staff

Dr Fiona Bateman   
Mr Eoin Byrne (Centre for Irish Studies)
Dr Coralline Dupuy  
Dr Nessa Cronin (Centre for Irish Studies)
Dr Sean Crosson (Huston Film School)
Dr Conn Holohan (Huston Film School)
Mr Martin Keaveney 
Ms Mary McPartlan
Ms Kirry O'Brien
Mr Toner Quinn
Ms Anna Sikora
Dr Kerry Sinanan
Dr Ann Torres (Marketing)   

Teaching Staff from the O'Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre & Performance

Prof. Patrick Lonergan   
Dr Miriam Haughton 
Ms Marianne Kennedy 
Dr Charlotte McIvor  
Dr Ian Walsh 

Retired Staff

Prof Kevin Barry
Dr Julia Carlson Kilroy
Prof Tadhg Foley
Prof Adrian Frazier
Dr Catherine LaFarge
Prof Hubert McDermott
Dr Riana O'Dwyer