Rebecca Carr is a PhD candidate in European Studies. Her thesis, supervised by Dr Clemens Ruthner, is entitled "No Man's Land: Mythology of War, Masculinity and Homeland in Greek and Serbian Aftermath Cinema". She holds two BAs (Hons), one in Psychology (George Washington University) and one in Film, Literature and Drama (Dublin Business School), as well as an MPhil in Textual and Visual Studies (Trinity College Dublin).
For her second undergraduate dissertation, "Defamiliarisation in the Arts of War", she evaluated the utilisation of the Formalist ostranenie technique in anti-war texts from various artistic mediums.
In addition to writing her thesis and lecturing at Trinity College about World War I's socio-cultural impact on Germany, Carr contributes to an online curriculum supplement that educates secondary school students about society through science fiction films. She also tutors secondary school students in film literacy and cultural studies. Carr is dedicated to bridging the public and academic communities through an exchange of culture and theory.