Teaching and Supervision Team

A multicultural team with a variety of research interests and fields of expertise


Dr Armida De La Garza Mendez, Senior Lecturer in Digital Humanities, Areas of expertise: Internationalisation in Higher Education; Screen Media and their relation to culture, industry and education; collaborative, interdisciplinary research that bridges the gap between science and the arts. http://research.ucc.ie/profiles/A001/adelagarza

Dr Máire Leane, School of Applied Social Studies, Areas of Expertise: sexuality, motherhood and maternity, women and work, oral history, feminist social policy. http://research.ucc.ie/profiles/A012/mleane

Dr Elizabeth Kiely, School of Applied Social Studies, Areas of expertise: Feminist social policy, feminist research methodology. http://research.ucc.ie/profiles/A012/ekiely

Teaching and supervision team - current members (in alphabetical order)

Dr Rola Abu Zeid O'Neill, PhD candidate, Department of Sociology, Coordinator of Diploma in Women's Studies and Diploma in Development and Human Rights Studies, Areas of expertise: memory, conflict, gender and violence, social justice.  

Dr Emma Bidwell, Women's Studies and West Cork College, Areas of expertise: Queer theory, trans* and lesbian history, ecofeminism. https://www.westcorkcollege.ie/

Dr Fiona Buckley, Department of Government and Politics, Areas of expertise: gender politics, gender quotas, women and political executives, gender and elections. http://publish.ucc.ie/researchprofiles/B007/fbuckley

Dr Louise Crowley, School of Law, Areas of expertise: family law, divorce law, domestic violence. http://research.ucc.ie/profiles/B012/lcrowley

Dr Kathy D'Arcy, English/Creative Writing, Areas of expertise: creative writing, reflexivity, feminist activism. www.kathydarcy.com

Dr Laurence Davis, Department of Government and Politics, Areas of expertise: love, utopia, revolution, anarchism, LGBT+. http://publish.ucc.ie/profiles/B007/ldavis

Dr Amanullah De Sondy, Study of Religions Department, Areas of expertise: Islam, Muslims, religions, masculinity and race. http://research.ucc.ie/profiles/A040/amanullahdesondy

Dr Eluska Fernandez, School of Applied Social Studies, Areas of expertise: Public health, Social Policy, Methodology and Ethics. http://research.ucc.ie/profiles/A012/efernandez

Dr Catherine Forde, School of Applied Social Studies, Areas of expertise: Community development; sociology; social policy; social work education. https://www.ucc.ie/en/cgd/about/associates/education/drcatherineforde/

Prof Nuala Finnegan, Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies, Areas of expertise: gender and literature in Mexico, gender violence and femicide, global feminisms.http://publish.ucc.ie/researchprofiles/A018/nualafinnegan

Dr Eileen Hogan, School of Applied Social Studies, Areas of expertise: popular music, cultural policy, youth studies, subcultures. http://research.ucc.ie/profiles/A012/ehogan

Dr Liz Kyte, Women's Studies, Areas of expertise: histories of Irish feminisms and radicalism, women's history, and feminist biography.  

Dr Anna Kingston, School of Applied Social Studies, Areas of Expertise: mothering, community-based research, disability/autism. http://research.ucc.ie/profiles/A012/akingston

Dr Heather Laird, School of English, Areas of Expertise: Postcolonial feminist theory, Irish women writers, the representation of working-class Irish women in literature, The female bildungsroman. http://publish.ucc.ie/researchprofiles/A014/hlaird

Dr Melanie Marshall, School of Music and Theatre, Areas of expertise: music, gender, sexuality & class in early modern Italy http://publish.ucc.ie/researchprofiles/A021/mlmarshall

Prof. Caitríona Ní Dhúill, Department of German, Areas of expertise: German, Austrian and comparative literature from the late nineteenth century to the present day; utopian fiction and theory; gender theory; life writing and biography; ecocriticism, environmental humanities and literature in the Anthropocene. https://www.ucc.ie/en/german/staff/profcaitrionanidhuill/

Dr Maureen O'Connor, School of English, Areas of expertise: Irish women writers of the nineteenth and twentieth century, transatlantic Irishness, ecofeminism. http://publish.ucc.ie/researchprofiles/A014/maureenoconnor

Dr Cliona O'Gallchoir, School of English, Areas of expertise: women's writing, Irish women's writing, feminist literary theory. http://publish.ucc.ie/researchprofiles/A014/cgallchoir

Dr Roisin O' Gorman, Department of Theatre, School of Music and Theatre, Areas of expertise: visual culture, gender representation and performativity, movement and embodiment. http://research.ucc.ie/profiles/A027/rogorman

Dr Theresa O' Keefe, Department of Sociology and Criminology, Areas of expertise: feminism and social movements, gender and state violence, precarity and inequality in higher education. http://research.ucc.ie/profiles/A024/theresa.okeefe@ucc.ie

Prof Maggie O'Neill, Department of Sociology and Criminology, Areas of expertise: biographical and participatory research methods, sex work, migration. http://professormaggieoneill.com/

Dr Jacqui O' Riordan, School of Applied Social Studies, Areas of expertise: feminist ethics of care, migration, migrant children, sexuality. http://research.ucc.ie/profiles/A012/jacquior

Dr Catherine O'Sullivan, School of Law, Areas of expertise: law and literature, feminist legal theory, criminal law, social constructionism, female criminality. http://research.ucc.ie/profiles/B012/catherineosullivan

Dr Silvia Ross, Department of Italian, Areas of expertise: motherhood and literature, ecofeminism, representations of conflict and gender in literature, Italian feminism, space and gender. http://publish.ucc.ie/researchprofiles/A017/sross

Dr Vanessa Rutherford, School of Education, Areas of expertise: girls, gender, embodiment and body image, education and learning, teaching and power. http://research.ucc.ie/profiles/A013/vrutherford

Dr Darius Whelan, School of Law, Area of expertise: Employment equality law, Equal status law. http://research.ucc.ie/profiles/B012/dwhelan

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