Gerardine Meaney is Professor of Cultural Theory and Director of the UCD Centre for Cultural Analytics. Her current research interests are in gender, ethnic and national identities in literature and culture and the application of new digital methodologies to humanities research. She is the author of Reading the Irish Woman: Cultural Encounter and Exchange, 1714-1960, with Bernadette Whelan and Mary O'Dowd (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2013); Gender, Ireland and Cultural Change (New York: Routledge, 2010) intro online; Nora, Ireland into Film Series (Cork: Cork University Press and the Irish Film Institute, 2004); (Un)like Subjects: Women, Theory, Fiction (London and New York: Routledge, 1993; reissued Routledge Library Editions, 2012) and 26 articles and book chapters on gender and culture, from Joyce to The Wire. She was one of the major co-editors of the Field Day Anthology of Irish Writing: Women's Writing and Traditions, volumes 4 and 5 (Cork: Cork University Press, 2002). Her recent research projects include 'Nation, Genre and Gender: A Comparative Social Network Analysis of Irish and English Fiction (1800-1922), funded by the IRC (www.nggprojectucd.ie), and a multimedia centenary celebration of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (www.joyceportrait100.com).