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Patricia Kennon

MU

Dr Patricia Kennon is an Associate Professor in English Literature in the School of Education, Maynooth University. She is the Secretary of NAES (the Irish national section of the European Society for the Study of English), the chair of MU SexGen (an interdisciplinary network of Maynooth University faculty and researchers on research in genders and sexualities), and a former President of the Irish Society for the Study of Children’s Literature. Her research interests address a wide range of issues regarding intersections of literature and the arts for children and young adults, childhood, young adulthood, and power. She has been nominated for and has won a range of institutional, national, and international awards for teaching and learning. 

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