Primary Department
School of English
Academic Staff
Work Area/Key Responsibilities
Phone number:
01 700
All Hallows
Room Number
AHC S221

Academic biography

Gearóid O'Flaherty is an Assistant Professor in the School of English. He holds a B.A. in English Literature and History from University College Dublin and a PhD in English from the University of Kent (Canterbury). He joined the School of English, DCU in 2016 and lectures on several different modules including Tragedy and Comedy, Shakespeare, Gothic (Literature & Film), and Irish, European and American Drama.

He is the Teaching and Learning Convenor for the School of English.

Research interests

His research interests include nineteenth and twentieth century Anglo-Irish literature and cultural studies.  He has a particular interest in the influence Irish émigré writers had on the Irish Literary Revival – such as Wilde, Shaw, Joyce and Beckett and how their experiences of exile helped influence their own formation of a national and cultural identity within Ireland, the wider Irish Diaspora and the international literary world.  Additional areas of teaching and/or research interest include the authors and writings of Greek Tragedy, the 1890’s fin-de sieclé era, Gothic literature and cinema, Victorian periodicals, Modernism, Postcolonial literature, Dystopian Literature and Film.