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Dr Sarah Comyn


Sarah Comyn

Post Doc Research Fellow Lvl I
School of English, Drama and Film
University College Dublin, School of English Drama and Film, Humanities Institute Ireland Belfield Dublin 4


Dr. Sarah Comyn is an IRC Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of English, Drama and Film. She was previously an ERC Postdoctoral Fellow working with Prof. Porscha Fermanis on the SouthHem project. Dr. Comyn completed her PhD in English at the University of Melbourne. Her thesis explores the complex relationship between political economy and the novel over a 250-year period, and has recently been published with Palgrave Macmillan as 'Political Economy and the Novel: A Literary History of "Homo Economicus"'. In 2016 she held a Chawton House Library Visiting Fellowship where she researched the political economic writings of Jane Marcet, Maria Edgeworth, and their literary networks.


  • PhD
    University of Melbourne Australia


  • Graduate Certificate in Advanced Leadership and Learning
    University of Melbourne, Australia1 Jul 2011 - 29 Jun 2012