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Dr. Jill M. O'Mahony B.A, M.A., PhD

Title:

Lecturer in Sociology

School/ Department:

School of Humanities - Arts

Telephone:

+353 0 51 302271

Room Name/ Num:

C208 Convent Building

Campus:

College Street

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My Biography

Jill O'Mahony is a lecturer in the Department of Arts. Jill graduated with a double major Bachelor's of Arts in Sociology and English from NUI Maynooth in 2005, and in 2008 she recieved her MA from the University of Manchester in Post 1900: Literature, Theory and Culture. In 2014 she graduated with her doctorate in Sociology.

Research

Jill's areas of interest include maritime sociology, postcolonial studies, political anthropology, cultural sociology, sexuality and gender and political sociology. She would be interested in supervising postgraduate projects on, or relating to, any of these topics.

Teaching

Jill has been a member of staff in the Waterford Institute of Technology since 2008. She has taught Sociology on Arts, Social Science, Early Childhood Studies, Criminal Justice Studies and Social Care courses.

Professional

Professional Organisations:

Book Review Editor for the Irish Journal of Anthropology                                                  2016 →
Secretary of the Sociological Association of Ireland                                           2015 →
Peer-Reviewer for Journal of International Political Anthropology                                       2015 →
Member of COST action Oceans Past Platform                                                               2015 →
Member of the Sociological Association of Ireland                                                            2010 →
Member of the  Postcolonial Studies Association                                                             2014 →
Member of The International Organisation for the study of Religion and Gender                  2014 →
Member of the Anthropological Association of Ireland                                                       2016 →
Member of the International Political Anthropology                                                            2010 →

Publications and Conferences

Edited Books

O’Mahony, J. M. & O,hAoda, M. 2011. The Willow’s Whisper, Cambridge Scholar’s Press: Newcastle.

 

Articles

O’Mahony, J.M. 2018. chapter in Holm, Poul and Brady, Niall. Bayscapes, 'Work Identity in Irish Fishing Villages: An exploration of the socio-economic dimensions of fishing villages in the South and East of Ireland.'. Sidestone Press.

O’Mahony, J.M. 2018. Sovereign State, Occupied Bodies (Forthcoming).

O’Mahony, J.M. 2011. Searching for Tradition Poetry Ireland. Dublin.

O’Mahony, J.M. 2014. Theorising Beyond Critique: Celebrity Society. Firenze Press: Florence.

 

Guest Speaking

O’Mahony, J.M. 2011. 'Irish Poetry and Imagery.' Irish Society and Culture Summer School. University of Limerick.

O’Mahony, J.M. 2013. 'Imagery, Meaning and Poetry in Irish Language and Native American cultures.' School of Irish Studies, Glucksman Ireland House, New York University.

 

Conferences

O’Mahony, J.M. 2009. 'Ecstatic Poetry.' International Political Anthropology. WIT.

O’Mahony, J.M. 2012. 'Truth and Representations.' Social Pathologies of Contemporary Civilisation. UCC.

O’Mahony, J.M. 2013. 'Poesis and the Abyss.' International Political Anthropology. WIT.

O’Mahony, J. M. 2014. 'Sovereignty and the Female body in postcolonial Ireland.' Religion and Gender. Utrecht University. Netherlands.  

O’Mahony, J.M. 2015. 'Social Solidarity in Fishing Communities.' Sociological Association of Ireland. Trinity College Dublin.

O’Mahony, J.M. 2016. 'Culture, Economy and Gender in Fishing Villages.' Bayscapes: Oceans Past Platform. Trinity College Dublin.