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University College Dublin:
  • Master of Arts in Philosophy (First Class) (2011-2012)
    Thesis: “Rebellious Matter: Towards an Ontology of Embodied Difference”.
Queen’s University Belfast:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Sociology and Politics (First Class) (2008-2011)
    Dissertation: “Live Flesh: Materiality, Subjectivity, Agency”.


Queen’s University Belfast, School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work:
  • McLaughlin Prize (best work on disability) (2011)
Queen’s University Belfast, School of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy:
  • David Mulholland Prize (best performance in dissertation) (2011)
  • Foundation Scholarship (2010)
  • Foundation Scholarship (2009)


Conference & Workshop Presentations

  • Inter-mundane Technology as an Unsafe Ground for Habit and Possibility
    Presented at Habit and Social Experience, School of Philosophy, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, 7-8 December 2018
  • Some Implications of Enactivism for a Conception of Disability
    Presented at A Workshop On and With Tony Chemero, School of Computer Science, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, 27-28 June 2018
  • Disability and The Inhuman
    Presented at The Inhuman Gaze and Perceiving Otherwise, Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris, France, 6-9 June 2018
  • Disability, Technology, Time: The Technological Unconscious as an Unsafe Ground for Bodily Activity
    Presented at Interrogating Prostheses, Nordic Network Gender Body Health, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden, 15-16 May 2017
  • Disability and Prosthesis Beyond Utility and Function
    Presented at Disability, Arts and Health, Nordic Network Gender Body Health, Bergen University, Bergen, Norway, 1-2 September 2016
  • Expression and The Structure of Behavior
    Presented at Workshop with Donald A. Landes on Merleau-Ponty and the Paradoxes of Expression, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, 18 May 2016
  • Atypical Morphology and the Normative Limits of Ability and Function
    Presented at Theorising the Body in Health and Medicine, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands, 25-26 November 2015
  • Bioethics Without Normalcy
    Presented at Conceptualizing Disability as a Public Health Issue: Impairment, Enhancement and Emerging Biotechnologies, Fondation Brocher, Geneva, Switzerland, 26-27 January 2015

Teaching Experience

Occasional Lecturer (University College Dublin):
  • Phenomenology and Disability, ‘Phenomenology and Existentialism’ (Level 2, 2018)
Tutor (University College Dublin):
  • ‘Phenomenology and Existentialism’ (Level 2, 2018)
  • ‘Philosophy and Literature’ (Level 2, 2017)
  • ‘Feminist Legal Theory’ (Level 2, 2016)
  • ‘Philosophy of Interpretation’ (Level 3, 2014)
  • ‘Rationalism & Empiricism’ (Level 2, 2014)
  • ‘Introduction to Greek Philosophy’ (Level 1, 2013)
  • ‘Introduction to Arts’ (Level 1, 2012)
    (Facilitating tutorials, meeting students upon request, grading assignments)

Other Academic Experience

  • Co-editor: special issue of Women, Gender & Research (Kvinder, Køn & Forskning), ‘Interrogating Disability and Prostheses’ (forthcoming 2021).
  • Conference Assistant: The Inhuman Gaze, Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris (2018)
  • Peer Reviewer: Hypatia (2017)
  • Peer Reviewer: Somatechnics (2014)
  • Conference Assistant: The Future of the Body, Long Room Hub, Trinity College, Dublin (2014)
  • Alumnus Judge: Undergraduate Awards (2013)
  • Indexer: Giffney & Shildrick (eds), Theory on the Edge: Irish Studies and the Politics of Sexual Difference (2013)



  • English – native speaker
  • French – speak and read with basic competence (Common European Framework A2.8)

Related Experience

  • Queen’s University Belfast Student Union Council (2010-2011)
  • Queen’s University Belfast Community, Equality, Diversity Committee (2009-2011)
  • Queen’s University Belfast Student-Staff Consultative Committee (2009-2010)