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Assoc Professor

Emer O'Beirne

Associate Professor
School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics
01 716 8515
University College Dublin, School of Languages Cultures and Linguistics, Newman Building Belfield Dublin 4


After completing my BA (Mod.) in German and French at Trinity College Dublin, I spent a year studying critical theory at the University of California (Irvine) before completing my doctorate at the University of Oxford (Wolfson College). After two more years working as a lectrice at the University of Paris-Nanterre (Paris X), I took up a Lectureship at the University of Exeter in the UK.I spent three very happy years there before deciding to return to Dublin to work at UCD.


  • Part-time tutor in French
    University of Oxford30 Dec 1990 - 30 Jun 1992
  • Lecturer in French
    University of Exeter, French1 Sep 1994 - 31 Aug 1997
  • Senior Lecturer in French
    University College Dublin30 Dec 1999
  • Part-time tutor in French
    University of Warwick5 Jan 1992 - 30 Jun 1992


  • BA (Mod)
    Trinity College Dublin
  • DPhil
    Oxford University UK