Prof Frank Shovlin B.A., M.A., M.St., D.Phil.

Professor of Irish Literature in English Institute of Irish Studies


    Personal Statement

    Living and working in Liverpool since 2000, Professor Shovlin is a native of the West of Ireland. He was educated at University College Galway where he took his BA and MA degrees before moving on to St John's College, Oxford where he completed his D. Phil. in 2000.

    Prizes or Honours

    • Co-director of John McGahern Summer School (NUI Galway and Leitrim County Council, 2013)
    • Overseas Conference Grant (British Academy, 2007)
    • AHRC Research Leave (Arts and Humanities Research Council, 2005)
    • British Academy Small Grant (British Academy, 2005)
    • British Academy Small Grant award (British Academy, 2002)

    Funded Fellowships

    • Moore Institute Visiting Fellowship (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2013)
    • Leverhulme Study Abroad Fellowship (Leverhulme Trust, 2012)
    • Cora Maud O'Neal Fellowship at Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin (Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, 2009)
    • St John's College, Oxford visiting scholarship (St John's College Oxford, 2005)