Meet the Team
The research team combines UCD’s strengths in cultural criticism and social network analysis, traditional humanities and new computational approaches, established and early stage researchers.
Maria Mulvany is an Irish Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of English, Drama and Film (2021-22) where she is currently working on a project provisionally entitled "Ghostly Fictions: Haunting, Trauma and Time in Contemporary Irish Historical Fiction".
Karen Wade is Lecturer in Cultural Analytics in the School of English, Drama and Film. Her current research interests include 19th-century and Romantic-era fiction, social network analysis, gender, autobiography and life-writing, correspondence, linguistic landscape, & book history.
Briony Wickes is European Research Council Research Fellow on VICTEUR. Research and teaching interests include nineteenth-century literature, the environmental humanities, and settler colonial studies.
Lauren Cassidy is a PhD student in the UCD School of English, Drama and Film. Her research interests include contemporary Irish feminist novels, gender and sexuality studies, and the digital humanities.