Education

University College Cork, Ireland
Digital Arts and Humanities PhD, Oct 2012 – Present

University College Cork, Ireland
MA in American Literature and Film, Oct 2010 – Dec 2011
First Class Honours

Thesis: “Reservation Evil: Psychological Zombies, Trauma and Humour in Sherman Alexie’s Literature.”

This study examines the significance of trauma in Native American literature, the correlations of trauma symptomatology with the zombie genre Alexie uses, and the multifunctional use of humour in the self-prescribed treatment of trauma in Native American culture.

University College Cork, Ireland
BA (Hons) in English and Psychology, Oct 2007 – 2010
First Class Honours

Honours and Awards:
DAH PhD Scholarship from CACSSS
College Scholar of the Year 2009 & 2010

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