Researchers at UCD


Dylan Trigg

Marie Curie Research Fellow

School of Philosophy
UCD School of Philosophy
Newman Building
University College Dublin
Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland



Dylan Trigg is a Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellow (UCD/University of Memphis) working on the phenomenology of anxiety. He has held CNRS/VolkswagenStiftung postdoctoral positions at  the Centre de Recherche en Epistémologie Appliquée (2011-2012) and Les Archives Husserl, École Normale Supérieure (2012-2013). He was also an Irish Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow at UCD, School of Philosophy researching the prehistory of the body in Merleau-Ponty's ontology (2012-2014).  His Marie Curie proposal ranked as the second highest in Europe in the year 2013, earning an overall score of 99.1%

He earned his PhD at the University of Sussex (2009), submitting a thesis on the materiality of memory. His thesis was supervised by Tanja Staehler and Paul Davies, and examined by Edward S. Casey (Stony Brook) and Celine Surprenant (University of Sussex).

Major research awards have been received from Marie Curie Actions; The Wellcome Trust; The Irish Research Council; Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science [declined]; and Le Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS).

Recent lecture invitations have come from Harvard University, DePaul University, Sapienza University of Rome, and UC Berkeley. He has been a visiting researcher at École Normale Supérieure and Duquesne University, a keynote speaker at Radbound University Nijimegen,  and a visiting scholar at the  College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, as part of their Placemaking Lecture Series (funded by the Frances P. Rohlen Visiting Artists Fund). 

Trigg is the author of four books, one co-edited volume, and many articles/chapters. His work has been translated into French, Russian, Chinese, and Latvian, and been reviewed in, amongst other places, the Los Angeles Review of Books; Emotion, Space, and Society; and Philosophy in Review.