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Academic Staff

Head of School

  • Professor Fran Brearton - Modern Irish and British Literature
  • Professor Mark Burnett - Renaissance Literature
  • Professor Brian Caraher - Modern Literature and Theory
  • Mr Garrett Carr - Creative Writing
  • Professor Ciaran Carson - Director of Seamus Heaney Centre
  • Dr Maria Cesario - Medieval Literature and Historical Linguistics
  • Dr Lucy Cogan - Eighteenth Century and Romantic Literature
  • Professor Ellen Douglas-Cowie
  • Dr Catherine Gander - American Literature
  • Professor Moyra Haslett - 18th Century Literature
  • Dr Eamonn Hughes - Irish Literary and Cultural Studies
  • Dr Derek Johnston - Broadcast Literacy
  • Dr Stephen Kelly - Later Medieval Literature
  • Dr Edel Lamb - Renaissance Literature
  • Professor Ed Larrissy - Poetry and Irish Writing
  • Dr Stefanie Lehner - Irish Literature
  • Dr Leon Litvack - Literature and Imperialism
  • Tim Loane - Creative Writing (Scriptwriting)
  • Professor Edna Longley - Irish and Modern Literature
  • Dr Andrea Mayr - English Language
  • Professor Hugh Magennis - Literature in Anglo-Saxon England
  • Dr Darran McCann - Creative Writing
  • Dr Gail McConnell - Contemporary Literature
  • Dr Philip McGowan - American Literature
  • Medbh McGuckian - Creative Writing (Poetry)
  • Dr Sinead Morrissey - Creative Writing (Poetry)
  • Glenn Patterson - Creative Writing (Fiction)
  • Julia Paul - Broadcast Literacy
  • Dr Andrew Pepper - American Literature
  • Dr Joan Rahilly - Phonetics and linguistics; clinical speech and language
  • Dr Shaun Regan - 18th Century Literature
  • Dr Marc Richards - Linguistics
  • Dr Daniel Sanjiv Roberts - Romanticism and Indian Literature in English
  • Dr Deborah Russell - Eighteenth Century and Romantic Literature
  • Professor Estelle A.M. Sheehan - 17th and 18th Century Literature; the classical tradition in English Literature
  • Dr Sinead Sturgeon - Irish Literature
  • Dr Caroline Sumpter - Victorian Literature
  • Professor John Thompson - Later Medieval Literature
  • Dr Malte Urban - Later Medieval Literature
  • Dr Ramona Wray - Renaissance Literature and Women's Writing
  • Royal Literary Fund Writing Fellow

  • Brian McAvera
  • Research Fellow

  • Dr Leontia Flynn