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Profile: Dr Cassie Smith-Christmas

"I have loved languages as far back as I can remember.  In fact, my mother often likes to remind me that I used to try and teach our cat how to speak English—not surprisingly, to little avail.  It wasn’t until I had the privilege of taking a class with Peter Mülhäusler at the University of… Continue reading Profile: Dr Cassie Smith-Christmas

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Profile: Professor Neil Robinson

I came to Limerick in January 2001 and am now Professor of Comparative Politics. My research interests are primarily in the area of Russian and post-Soviet politics. I came to study Russian politics through Soviet studies. I did a degree in Russian and Soviet Studies at Portsmouth Polytechnic. During my time at Portsmouth I was lucky… Continue reading Profile: Professor Neil Robinson

All posts, Modern Languages & Applied Linguistics, Researcher profiles

Profile: Dr Florence Le Baron-Earle

Dr Florence Le Baron-Earle, School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics "After completing a Degree in English Language, Literature and Culture in my native France, I came to UL as a Lingua in 2002. In brief, I taught pronunciation and various oral skills to first year students of French. Following this very positive experience, I completed… Continue reading Profile: Dr Florence Le Baron-Earle

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Researcher profile: Hope Davidson

Hope Davidson, PhD candidate, School of Law, University of Limerick I am a former solicitor and current PhD candidate in the School of Law. My main research interests are in medical law and ethics, mental health law and research ethics. I have a BA in History from TCD, and qualified as a solicitor in 1996.… Continue reading Researcher profile: Hope Davidson

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Profile: Dr Freda Mishan

Dr Freda Mishan, School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics With a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and French and motivated by my love of languages and different cultures, the field of TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) was an obvious choice for me. Originally from England, I came to Ireland via first… Continue reading Profile: Dr Freda Mishan

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Researcher Profile: Aoife Finnerty

"I am a current PhD student in the School of Law and my research is being supervised by Eoin Quill. I graduated with an LLB in Law and European Studies (German & Politics) from UL in 2009 and with a Master of Arts in Medical Ethics and Law from the Centre of Medical Law &… Continue reading Researcher Profile: Aoife Finnerty

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Researcher profile: Seán McKillen

I am currently a PhD research student in the Department of History. I graduated from the University of Limerick with a BA in English and History in 2012. I registered as a research MA student in November 2012, before transferring to the PhD register in late 2014. In February 2015, I was elected as President… Continue reading Researcher profile: Seán McKillen

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Profile: Dr Amanda Haynes

Dr Amanda Haynes is a senior lecturer in the Department of Sociology at the University of Limerick. Amanda’s research interests centre on the analysis of physical, discursive and classificatory violences, particularly those which are motivated by prejudice. She is a co-director of both the Hate and Hostility Research Group and the Power, Discourse and Society Research Group at the… Continue reading Profile: Dr Amanda Haynes

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Profile: Professor Helen Kelly Holmes

Prof. Helen Kelly Holmes is Professor of Applied Languages in the School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics, Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences at the University of Limerick. View her profile here. "I am Professor of Applied Languages in the School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics, but I actually started my university education… Continue reading Profile: Professor Helen Kelly Holmes

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Profile: Dr Carmel Hannan

Dr Carmel Hannan is a lecturer in the Department of Sociology. She is currently Course Director for the BA in Psychology and Sociology. View Carmel's full profile here. "Did you know that we, the Irish, are waiting longer and longer before we marry? In fact, the average age of Irish newlyweds has risen to its highest ever… Continue reading Profile: Dr Carmel Hannan

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Profile: Professor Margaret Mills Harper

Professor Margaret Mills Harper is the Glucksman Professor in Contemporary Writing in English at the University of Limerick. She is the current Director of the Yeats International Summer School and the President of the International Yeats Society. View Meg's full profile here. "I serve as the Glucksman Professor in Contemporary Writing in English at the University of Limerick. As… Continue reading Profile: Professor Margaret Mills Harper