Aifric Doherty

PhD student at Department of Education

Visiting address:
von Kraemers allé 1 A
752 37 Uppsala
Postal address:
Box 2136
750 02 Uppsala

Short presentation

Supervised by Sociology of Education & the History of Ideas department, Aifric's project analyses the conceptual history of meritocracy in higher education, wherein she integrates political theory, sociology and philosophy

Prior, she worked at Irish Writers Centre Dublin, and translated for the EU Commission in Brussels. Broader interests include politics, linguistics, and art & literary criticism

She is happy to respond to enquiries via email - má tá Gaeilge agat, le do thoil bain úsáid aisti!

Higher Education

2016: Spanish Language, Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca (full funding provided by Santander Scholarship)

2016 - 2020: BA European Studies, Trinity College Dublin (French and Political Science major); Erasmus year at Sciences Po, Paris (2018 - 2019).

2020 - 2021: MSc European Studies (Politics/Philosophy), London School of Economics.

Languages: English (native), Irish (C1 TEG awarded 2023; native), French (C1 DALF awarded 2020; fluent), Spanish (B2 DALF awarded 2016; proficient), Italian (intermediate), Swedish (basic).

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