Academic Staff


Post-doctoral Fellows 2016/2017:


Research Fellows 2016/2017:


The major administrative duties within the department are handled by the following staff members. If you have a question relating to any of these categories, feel free to e-mail the appropriate person.

  • Department Administrator: Colette Connolly (e-mail:, telephone: +353 (0)21 490-2588)
  • Head of Department: Professor Don Ross 
  • Director of Graduate Studies: Dr. Alessandro Salice
  • Directors of Undergraduate Studies: Dr. Vittorio Bufacchi and Dr. Joel Walmsley

Staff Office Hours, 2nd Semester, 2017-2018

  • Dr. Vittorio Bufacchi – Mondays 9:30am-11:30am
  • Dr. Jason Dockstader – Mondays 4:00pm-5:00pm
  • Dr. Katherine Furman – Wednesdays 1:30pm-3:30pm
  • Dr. Adam Loughnane – Tuesdays 2:00-3:00pm and Wednesdays 1:00-2:00pm
  • Dr. Cara Nine – Mondays 2:00pm-3:00pm; Wednesdays 3:00pm-4:00pm
  • Dr. Xiao Ouyang – Wednesdays 2:00-4:00pm and Thursdays 1:00-3:00pm
  • Prof. Don Ross (Head of Department) – Mondays 1:00pm-2:00pm; Thursdays 11:15am-12:15pm or by appointment
  • Dr. Alessandro Salice – Mondays 1:30pm-2:30pm
  • Dr. Margaret Steele – Thursdays 10:30am-11:30am and 1:30pm-2.30pm and by appointment
  • Dr. Joel Walmsley - Thursdays 10am-12 noon

Department of Philosophy


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