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Professor James O'Shea

Professor

James O'Shea

Professor
School of Philosophy
01 716 8368
University College Dublin, School of Philosophy, Newman Building Belfield Dublin 4

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

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PERSONAL AWARD, PRIZE, HONOUR
Seed Funding Award (Conference Participation)
2014
COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
FOR AN UPDATED & COMPLETE LIST OF COMMITTEE & Other Professional Work, please see my UCD Promotions Application 2013. (This online list is incomplete.)
21 Jan 2013
COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
INTERNATIONALISATION COMMITTEE, College of Human Sciences, 2013-present
17 Sep 2012
PERSONAL AWARD, PRIZE, HONOUR
2012
Recipient of 50,000 Euro funding from Professor John McDowell (University of Pittsburgh) via his Mellon Foundation Distinguished Achievement Award to organise and host at UCD an international 'Sellars Centenary Conference' celebrating the work of Wilfrid Sellars (1912-2012) and held on June 4-8, 2012 http://www.sellarscentenary.com/ Due to my expertise in the philosophy of Wilfrid Sellars
PERSONAL AWARD, PRIZE, HONOUR
Seed Funding Award (Conference Participation)
2011
Panel Organiser and paper presenter at the First European Conference on Pragmatism and American Philosophy.
PERSONAL AWARD, PRIZE, HONOUR
UCD President's Fellowship
2010
COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
Hiring committee/interview board for full-time lectureship position in philosophy, 2002 (Rowland Stout appointed).
15 Oct 2002 - 15 Oct 2002
COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
Speaker programme organizer and chair for the U.C.D. Department of Philosophy Invited Speakers Seminars: responsible for inviting, organizing, and chairing a programme of local and international speakers (2000 to 2003).
18 Sep 2000 - 31 Aug 2003
COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
Service on ad hoc committee to restructure entirely the tutorial and essays requirements of the department (2000-1).
11 Sep 2000 - 31 Aug 2001
COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
Served as external assessor for a full-time lectureship appointment in the Department of Philosophy (Mental and Moral Science) at Trinity College Dublin, April 2000.
1 Apr 2000 - 1 Apr 2000
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION
American Philosophical Association
30 Dec 1999 - 30 Dec 1999
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION
British Society for the History of Philosophy.
30 Dec 1999 - 30 Dec 1999
COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
Departmental liaison to the Faculty of Arts, U.C.D., from 1999-2003.
30 Dec 1999 - 30 Dec 1999
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION
Hume Society
30 Dec 1999 - 30 Dec 1999
Member
COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
Responsible for all organisational matters concerning those American students in the Junior Year Abroad programme at U.C.D. taking courses in the Department of Philosophy (JYA liason), since 1998.
30 Dec 1999 - 30 Dec 1999
COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
Royal Irish Academy, Academy nominee serving on the Committee for the History and Philosophy of Science, from June 1999 to the present.
30 Dec 1999 - 30 Dec 1999
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION
U.K. Kant Society
30 Dec 1999 - 1 Jul 2011
Officer, UKKS Member Correspondent for Ireland
COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
Treasurer of the Irish Philosophical Club (since 1999), a long-standing philosophical society with members from the Republic and Northern Ireland, which holds a yearly conference with internationally renowned invited speakers.
1 Jan 1999 - 31 Dec 2014
COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
yearly contributions to UCD Open Days (School of Philosophy)
14 Sep 1998
COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
Ongoing contributions to the design and development of interdisciplinary (inter-faculty) programmes:
18 Sep 1995 - 30 Dec 1999
COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
Service on the department Postgraduate Committee (1994-7) and on the Exams Committee (2001-2)
12 Sep 1994 - 31 Aug 2002
COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
Attended U.C.D. health and safety instructional meetings, as Department of Philosophy liaison, 1993-4.
1 Sep 1993 - 30 Apr 1994
COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
Service as Year Coordinator (1997-2003 2nd Year Coordinator; 1992-1996 1st Year and MA coordinator)
1 Sep 1992 - 31 Aug 2003
COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
Deputy Head of School of Philosophy, Sept 2012-present
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