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Profile: Dr. Darina Slattery

Dr. Darina Slattery is a Lecturer in Technical Communication and Instructional Design in the School of Culture and Communication. I have been teaching in UL in various capacities since 1998 but commenced my current position as Lecturer in Technical Communication and Instructional Design in 2003.  Throughout my school-going years, I considered becoming a teacher but… Continue reading Profile: Dr. Darina Slattery

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Profile: Dr Karol Mullaney-Dignam

Dr Karol Mullaney-Dignam, Department of History, University of Limerick I am a cultural historian who researches social, economic and political aspects of Irish music history, 1700s-1900s, historic houses and heritage narratives. I currently lecture in History at the University of Limerick, having previously lectured at Maynooth University. Inter-disciplinarity is an important aspect of my research… Continue reading Profile: Dr Karol Mullaney-Dignam

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Profile: Dr Tina O’Toole

Dr Tina O’Toole is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Limerick. She is the programme director for the MA English, and she currently serves as Treasurer for the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures (IASIL). In 2016 she was overall winner of the University of Limerick Excellence in Teaching Award. The… Continue reading Profile: Dr Tina O’Toole

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Profile: Dr Christina Morin

I took up my current position as Lecturer in English at UL in 2012, having previously lectured and pursued postdoctoral research at UCC, TCD, and QUB. I’d originally traveled to Ireland from the US as an impressionable, young study abroad student with a keen interest in Irish literature and culture. My experience at Trinity, where… Continue reading Profile: Dr Christina Morin

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Researcher profile: Dr Marina Cano

Dr Marina Cano recently joined the English section at the School of Culture & Communication, University of Limerick from the University of St Andrews, Scotland. Once upon a time I took a plane to Scotland. The plan was to stay for one year, but I ended up staying for eight years. During this time, I… Continue reading Researcher profile: Dr Marina Cano

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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: 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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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