About Helena Sheehan

Emeritus Professor

Dublin City University

Degrees

PhD 1980 Trinity College, Dublin University
MA 1970 Temple University, Philadelphia
BS 1967 St Joseph’s College, Philadelphia

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Academic Interests

  • History of ideas / sociology of knowledge / contending world views
  • History of marxism
  • Science studies: epistemology, philosophy of science
  • Media studies: news, current affairs, television drama

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Academic Teaching

School of Communications, Dublin City University

History of ideas

Social history and television drama

World views
Philosophical perspectives on science
Reading media
Television drama
Reading news
Science technology and society
Science technology and society
Technology and society

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Selected interviews on tv & radio

  • Sto Kokkino 22 July 2015
  • RTE tv news 20 June 2015
  • ERT (Greek national television) 13 June 2013
  • Morning Ireland 14 June 2013
  • Late Debate 14 June 2013
  • Newstalk 14 June 2013
  • ERT Zakynthos September 2013 and 2014
  • TV3: Tonight with Vincent Browne 30 June 2011
  • BBC, CNN, NPR, RTE, CBC 24 February 2011
  • Newstalk: Talking History 25 December 2007
  • RTÉ: Spirit Moves 7 January 2007
  • RTÉ: The Brenda Power Show 29 July 2005
  • RTÉ: News: Morning Ireland 9 November 1999
  • RTÉ: News: Morning Ireland 2 December 1998

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