Curriculum Vitae

Updated 05/2018.


University College Dublin

Master of Arts in Philosophy (First Class) (2011-2012)

Thesis: “Rebellious Matter: Towards an Ontology of Embodied Difference”.

Queen’s University Belfast

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Sociology and Politics (First Class) (2008-2011)

Dissertation: “Live Flesh: Materiality, Subjectivity, Agency”.


Irish Research Council, Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship (2013-2016)

ESB-Universities Ireland, North/South Postgraduate Scholarship (2011-2012)

Undergraduate Awards, ‘Social Studies' category: Overall Winner (2011)

Undergraduate Awards, 'International Relations and Politics' category: Highly Commended (2011)


Queen’s University Belfast, School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work

McLaughlin Prize (best work on disability) (2011)


Queen’s University Belfast, School of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy

David Mulholland Prize (best performance in dissertation) (2011)

Foundation Scholarship (2010)

Foundation Scholarship (2009)

Conference & Workshop Presentations

Disability, Technology, Time: The Technological Unconscious as an Unsafe Ground for Bodily Activity

‘Interrogating Prostheses’, Nordic Network Gender Body Health, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden, 15-16 May 2017

Disability and Prosthesis Beyond Utility and Function

'Disability, Arts and Health', Nordic Network for Gender, Body, Health, Bergen University, Bergen, Norway, 1-2 September 2016

Expression and The Structure of Behavior

‘Workshop with Donald A. Landes on Merleau-Ponty and the Paradoxes of Expression’, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, 18 May 2016

Atypical Morphology and the Normative Limits of Ability and Function

'Theorising the Body in Health and Medicine', Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands, 25-26 November 2015

Bioethics Without Normalcy

'Conceptualizing Disability as a Public Health Issue: Impairment, Enhancement and Emerging Biotechnologies', Fondation Brocher, Geneva, Switzerland, 26-27 January 2015


Mitchell, Jonathan (2011) "'Race', Nation and Belonging in Ireland," Irish Journal of Applied Social Studies: Vol. 11: Iss. 1, Article 1.

Teaching Experience

University College Dublin

Teaching Assistant

'Philosophy and Literature' (Level 2, 2017)

‘Feminist Legal Theory’ (Level 2, 2016)

‘Philosophy of Interpretation’ (Level 3, 2014)

‘Rationalism & Empiricism’ (Level 2, 2014)

‘Introduction to Greek Philosophy’ (Level 1, 2013)

‘Introduction to Arts’ (Level 1, 2012)

Facilitating tutorials, meeting students upon request, grading assignments.

Other Academic Experience

Peer Review: Hypatia (2017)

Peer Review: Somatechnics (2014)

Conference Assistant: The Inhuman Gaze, Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris (2018)

Conference Assistant: The Future of the Body, Long Room Hub, Trinity College, Dublin (2014)

Alumnus Judge: Undergraduate Awards (2013)

Indexer: Giffney & Shildrick (eds), Theory on the Edge: Irish Studies and the Politics of Sexual Difference (2013)


English – native speaker

French – speak and read with basic competence (Common European Framework A2.8)

Related Experience

Queen’s University Belfast

Student Union Council (2010-2011)

Community, Equality, Diversity Committee (2009-2011)

Student-Staff Consultative Committee (2009-2010)

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