Colour photo taken from the top of a pontoon. The ramp leads down from the foreground to the pontoon, surrounded by calm dark blue sea. There is a low line of green hills on the horizon. The top half of the image is filled with blue sky.


[POSTPONED: New date TBC]. Speaking as part of a Philosophy of Disability workshop organised by the Minorities & Philosophy chapter at University College Dublin.

Colour photo taken from a small old green and blue wooden rowing boat, with the back of the boat visible in the immediate foreground. The boat is on a calm dark lake. Distant hills and a misty sky are visible beyond.


March 26th 2021. Infantilization, Dehumanization & Cognitive Disability. Full recording available here. Blog post summarizing the talk here. As part of the British Postgraduate Philosophical Association seminar series.

December 10th 2020. Notes From The Lunatic Fringe: A Thought Experiment Talks Back. At “Intersectional and Transnational Perspectives on Minorities and Philosophy” organised by the Minorities & Philosophy chapter at University College Dublin. Full recording (incl. captions) available here.

April 19th 2019. Speaker as part of panel event at University College Cork, “What does it mean to be autism friendly?”.

November 23rd 2018. Speaking about the essay The Living Mind: Explanation and Experience in Nan Shepherd’s ‘The Living Mountain’, authored for issue two of Bloomers Mag. Launch event at The Guesthouse, Cork, Ireland.

July 3rd 2017. Phenomenally Conscious: Intuitions, Explanations & the Mind-Body Debate. Presented at the 4th Annual Conference by Women in Philosophy, Vrije University (Amsterdam)

June 17th 2017. Negotiated Terms: Churches, Charms & Melting Pots in the Seychelles Archipelago. Presented at the 6th Annual Conference for the Irish Society for the Academic Society of Religions.

AwardYearAwarding Body
Pierce Malone Scholarship in Philosophy2019National University of Ireland
Graduate of the Year2019University College Cork
Peel Memorial Prize2019University College Cork
Honorable Mention: APA Undergraduate Public Philosophy Awards2019American Philosophical Association
Iress Award2017Irish Society for the Academic Study of Religion
College Scholar2015-2019University College Cork

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