University College Dublin logo
A placeholder for a user photo.

Assoc Professor

P.J. Mathews

Associate Professor
School of English, Drama and Film
716 8488
University College Dublin, School of English Drama and Film, Newman Building Belfield Dublin 4


Associate Professor P.J. Mathews completed his doctoral research at Trinity College Dublin and joined the School in 2004. Prior to that he lectured at St Patrick's College, Dublin City University (2001-2004) and Trinity College Dublin (1999-2001). He was Director of the Parnell Summer School from 2002-05 and was appointed Naughton Fellow and Visiting Associate Professor of English at the University of Notre Dame for 2007-08. Dr Mathews is the founder and Director of academic podcasting of UCDscholarcast (, Associate Member of Prismes Irish Studies Strand, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3, and co-convenor of the Irish Studies Doctoral Research Network. He is currently a member of the Governing Board of RTÉ, Ireland's national broadcaster, and Academic Director of the Yeats Winter School, Sligo.


  • BA
  • MA


  • Irish
    Can read, speak and understand
  • Spanish; Castilian
    Can read, speak and understand