Dr Sorcha Ní Fhlainn B.A. (UCD) M.A. (UCD) Ph.D (Dublin)
Sorcha Ní Fhlainn studied History and Politics at University College Dublin from 2000 - 2003. She went on to study for a Masters at the Clinton Institute of American Studies at UCD, graduating in 2004.
In 2009, she graduated from Trinity College Dublin with a PhD in English, which focused on Postmodern Vampires in Fiction, Culture and Film 1974-2008.
She has completed an edited collection on the Back to the Future Trilogy for McFarland publishers (2010), and has published articles and book chapters on 1980s culture, Postmodernism, the Gothic, Monsters and Vampires. She also works in the field of interdisciplinary studies and organizes six international conferences on the Gothic, Horror and the Monsters per year with Inter-Disciplinary.Net, a not-for-profit organization, where she is the Hub Leader on the 'Evil and Human Wickedness' conference projects. She is also a board member and contributor for the Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies.
In 2010/2011, she is tutoring on the American Genres course and guest lecturing on the M.Phil in Popular Literature, the M.Phil in Literatures of the Americas, and on the Senior Freshman Twentieth-Century Supernatural Fiction module. She is currently writing a monograph on Postmodern Vampires.
Sorcha Ní Fhlainn