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College Announces New Faculty and Ph.D. Studentships

UCD College of Arts and Humanities Announces New Faculty and Ph.D. Studentships

From left to right: Steffen Rimner, Sarah Comyn, Martha Shearer, Sean Leatherbury, Victoria Durrer and Tomas McAuley 

The UCD College of Arts and Humanities is delighted to announce the expansion of its faculty with 12 new members, the majority of whom were recruited through the UCD Ad Astra Fellows recruitment scheme in 2019. 

In tandem, the College also announces seven generously funded Ph.D. Studentship across a broad range of projects. 

New Faculty:

UCD School of Art History

Assistant Professor Victoria Durrer
Assistant Professor Sean Leatherbury 

UCD School of English, Drama and Film

Assistant Professor Sarah Comyn
Assistant Professor Treasa De Loughry 
Associate Professor Adam Kelly 
Assistant Professor Martha Shearer 

UCD School of History

Assistant Professor Steffen Rimner
Assistant Professors Lindy Brady and Irial Glynn will join the School of History in Autumn 2020. 

UCD School of Irish, Celtic Studies and Folklore

Associate Professor Ríona Nic Congáil
Assistant Professor Fangzhe Qui 

UCD School of Music

Assistant Professor Tomas McAuley 

Ph.D. Studentships:

The UCD College of Arts and Humanities Ph.D. studentships are open to EU and non-EU candidates and are for a maximum of four years, renewable each year, subject to satisfactory progress. The award includes full tuition fee waiver, a generous Ph.D. stipend and a fund for research.   

Find out more here.

College of Arts and Humanities

University College Dublin Belfield Dublin 4 Ireland
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