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Department Staff Profiles

Dr. Eugene O'Brien





 Dr Eugene O'Brien

Qualifications: B.Ed. M.A. (N.U.I.), Ph.D. (University of Limerick) 

Position: Senior Lecturer and Head of  Department

Research Interests:

Literary and Cultural Theory, Literature and Ethics, Contemporary Irish Poetry, Literature and Irish Politics, Nationalism

Office: G65

Telephone: +353-61-204989

Email: Eugene.OBrien@mic.ul.ie

Eugene O'Brien CV 2016.pdf

To view a selection of Eugene O’Brien’s publications on the Mary Immaculate Research Repository (MIRR) click here

Dr. Kathryn Laing







Dr Kathryn Laing (On research leave 2014-2015)

Qualifications: BA (Rhodes Uni.), M.Phil (Oxford University); D.Phil (Oxford University) IRCHSS Post-Doctoral Fellow (NUIG) 2000-2002

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests:

Late-nineteenth/early-twentieth century Irish women’s writing: Hannah Lynch; modernism and modernist women’s writing: Rebecca West, Virginia Woolf, Elizabeth Bowen; Textual Studies: Editing Theory and History of the Book; fiction in English from Southern Africa

Office: R223

Telephone: +353-61-204562

Email: Kathryn.laing@mic.ul.ie 

Kathryn Laing Research CV 2016.pdf

To view a selection of Kathryn Laing’s publications on the Mary Immaculate Research Repository (MIRR) click here

Dr. John McDonagh





Dr John McDonagh

Qualifications: B.A., H.D.E. (N.U.I.); M.A., Ph.D. (University of Warwick)

Position: Senior Lecturer AllItems.aspx

Research Interests:

Contemporary Postcolonial literature and theory; Contemporary Irish Poetry; Translation studies; life and work of Brendan Kennelly and Paul Durcan.

Office: N34

Telephone: +353-61-204383

Email: John.McDonagh@mic.ul.ie

 John McDonagh CV 2016.pdf

To view a selection of John McDonagh’s publications on the Mary Immaculate Research Repository(MIRR) click here

Dr. Anne O'Keefe






Dr Anne O'Keefe

Qualifications: B.Ed. (NUI), MA (UL), PhD (UL)

Position: Senior Lecturer

Research Interests:

Corpus linguistics; the discourse of Irish English; spoken media discourse; the grammar of spoken language; teaching spoken grammar; academic writing; English as a second language in Ireland.

Director of the http://www.ivacs.mic.ul.ie/ 

Office: G15

Telephone: +353-61-204957

Email: anne.okeeffe@mic.ul.ie 

CV Dr Anne O'Keeffe 2016.pdf 


Dr Eóin Flannery

Qualifications: B.A. (NUIG); M.A. (NUIG); Ph.D. (Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick)

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests:

The gothic; postmodern and postcolonial literature and theory, film; visual cultures, Irish writing; Ecocriticism, cultural theory.

Office: L108

Telephone: +353-61-204386


Dr Eóin Flannery - CV 2017.pdf

To view a selection of Eóin Flannery's publications on the Mary Immaculate Research Repository (MIRR) (to follow) 


Dr Donna Mitchell

Qualifications: B.A. (Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick); M.A. (Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick); Ph.D. (Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick)

Position: Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow

Research Interests: Victorian and contemporary Gothic literature; Irish Gothic; Women's literature; Feminist theory; Gender studies

Office: G51

Telephone: +353-61-204935


Donna Mitchell Public CV March 2016.pdf

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