Catherine Wilsdon is the Programme Manager & Liaison for the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies based in Ireland. Before joining Notre Dame in 2017, she completed a Ph.D. in Literature on J.M. Synge in Europe at University College Dublin and lectured in various third-level institutions.
Dr. Wilsdon manages research programmes and partnerships for the Institute in Ireland, including the IRISH Seminar graduate summer programme, Analysing and Researching Ireland North and South (ARINS), and the Yeats at Notre Dame Initiative. She also teaches Notre Dame students studying at the National University of Ireland Galway for a semester.