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Staff Members

There are three full-time and permanent academic staff in the Department who are assisted by a number of others on a contract/part-time basis.

Dr. Niall Keane

  • Qualifications: B.A., M.A. (NUI), M.Phil. (KU Leuven), Ph.D. (KU Leuven)
  • Position: Senior Lecturer and Head of Department
  • Research Interests: Phenomenology; Hermeneutics; Ancient philosophy; Nineteenth-Century German philosophy
  • Telephone: 353-61-204579
  • Email: niall.keane@mic.ul.ie
  • Niall Keane Profile  

Dr. Catherine Kavanagh

  • Qualifications: B.A., M.Phil. (NUI), M.M.S (University of Notre Dame), Ph.D. (University of Notre Dame)
  • Position: Senior Lecturer
  • Research Interests: Ancient Philosophy; Neo-Platonism; Medieval philosophy, Philosophical theology; Patristic Philosophy 
  • Telephone: 353-61-204904
  • Email: Catherine.Kavanagh@mic.ul.ie

Dr. Basil Vassilicos

  • Qualifications: B.A. (Penn State University), M.A. (KU Leuven), Ph.D. (KU Leuven)
  • Position: Lecturer
  • Research Interests: Social and Political Philosophy; Phenomenology; Environmental Ethics; Philosophy of Technology; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Culture
  • Telephone: 353-61-204576
  • Email: Basil.Vassilicos@mic.ul.ie


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