Dr
Seán
Mac Risteaird

Primary Department
Fiontar & Scoil na Gaeilge
Role
Ollamh Cúnta
Phone number: 01 700
5292
Campus
Campas na Naomh Uile
Room Number
AHC S125

Academic biography

Iarscoláire de chuid Choláiste Pobail Ráth Chairn é Seán Mac Risteaird. Bhain sé a chuid cáilíochtaí acadúla amach in Ollscoil Mhá Nuad. Dhírigh a thionscnamh Ph.D. ar na scríbhneoirí comhaimseartha Micheál Ó Conghaile agus Cathal Ó Searcaigh agus an léamh curtha i gcomhthéacs theoirc na haiteachta mar uirlis léirmheastóireachta. Chaith sé tréimhsí ag teagasc in Ollscoil Mhá Nuad, in St Thomas University (Fredericton, Ceanada) agus i gColáiste Hibernia ar an Máistreacht Ghairmiúil san Oideachas (Bunmhúinteoireacht) agus tá suim ar leith aige in oiliúint ábhair oidí. D’oibrigh sé mar Oifigeach Forbartha don tsraith scrúdaithe Teastas Eorpach na Gaeilge (TEG) idir 2017-2019 in Ollscoil Mhá Nuad. Tá spéis mhór aige i léinn na haiteachta (queer studies), i gcúrsaí inscne, agus sa chritic chultúrtha agus liteartha. Is ball é Seán de lárionad SEALBHÚ, Lárionad Taighde DCU um Fhoghlaim agus Teagasc na Gaeilge. 

A past pupil of Coláiste Pobail Ráth Chairn, Seán completed his academic qualifications in Maynooth University. His Ph.D. project focused on the contemporary Irish writers Micheál Ó Conghaile and Cathal Ó Searcaigh where he deployed queer theory as a mode of literary criticism. Seán taught in various third level institutions including Maynooth University, St Thomas University (Fredericton, Canada) and on the Professional Masters in Education (Primary Education) in Hibernia College and thus has a keen interest in teacher education. Seán then went on and worked as a Development Officer for Teastas Eorpach na Gaeilge (TEG) between 2017-2019 in Maynooth University. His research interests include queer studies, in gender, and in cultural and literary criticism and theory. Seán is a member of SEALBHÚ, the cross-faculty research centre for the learning and teaching of Irish.