The Project Team

As a unique collaboration between researchers in literature and data analytics, the Nation, Genre and Gender project’s research team combines UCD’s strengths in cultural criticism and social network analysis, traditional humanities and new computational approaches, established and early stage researchers.

Principal Investigator: Professor Gerardine Meaney


Gerardine Meaney is Professor of Cultural Theory in the School of English, Drama and Film at UCD.


Associate Investigator: Dr. Derek Greene


Derek Greene is a Lecturer at the School of Computer Science at  UCD and a funded investigator at the Insight Centre for Data Analytics.


Dr. Karen Wade


Dr. Karen Wade is a postdoctoral research fellow in the UCD School of English, Drama and Film.


Dr. Maria Mulvany


Dr. Maria Mulvany is a research assistant in the UCD School of English, Drama and Film.


Siobhán Grayson


Siobhán Grayson is a doctoral researcher in computer science at the Insight Centre for Data Analytics, UCD.

Management Committee

Professor Gerardine Meaney (chair)
Dr. Anne Mulhall (co-chair)
Dr. Fionnuala Dillane
Professor Pádraig Cunningham
Professor Nicholas Daly
Dr. Derek Greene
Professor Margaret Kelleher
Dr. Michael Pierse (QUB)

Associated Researchers

Professor Pádraig Cunningham‌

Professor of Knowledge and Data Engineering, UCD School of Computer Science and Informatics

Dr Anne Mulhall

Lecturer, UCD School of English, Drama and Film

External Collaborators

Dr Michael Pierse

Lecturer, Queen’s University Belfast School of Arts, English and Languages