dylan trigg

Marie Curie Fellow














Dylan Trigg is a Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellow at University College Dublin/University of Memphis working on the phenomenology of anxiety. His Marie Curie proposal ranked as the second highest in Europe in the year 2013, earning an overall score of 99.1% (More here).

He has held CNRS/VolkswagenStiftung postdoctoral positions at  the Centre de Recherche en Epistémologie Appliquée (2011-2012) and Les Archives Husserl, École Normale Supérieure (2012-2013). He was also an Irish Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow at UCD, School of Philosophy researching the prehistory of the body in Merleau-Ponty's ontology (2012-2014). Collaborators include Dorothée Legrand (ENS), Shaun Gallagher (UOM), and Dermot Moran (UCD).

He earned his PhD at the University of Sussex (2009), submitting a thesis on the materiality of memory. His thesis was supervised by Tanja Staehler and Paul Davies, and examined by Edward S. Casey (Stony Brook) and Celine Surprenant (University of Sussex).

His research includes: phenomenology and existentialism; philosophies of subjectivity and embodiment; aesthetics and philosophies of art; and philosophies of space and place. Trigg has also taught widely in these areas, at the University of Sussex, University College Dublin, and the University of Memphis.

Major research awards have been received from Marie Curie Actions; The Wellcome Trust; The Irish Research Council; Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science [declined]; and Le Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS).

Recent lecture invitations have come from Harvard University, DePaul University, Sapienza University of Rome, and UC Berkeley. He has been a visiting researcher at École Normale Supérieure and Duquesne University, a keynote speaker at Radbound University Nijimegen and the University of Copenhagen,  and a visiting scholar at the  College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, as part of their Placemaking Lecture Series (funded by the Frances P. Rohlen Visiting Artists Fund). Active in the media, he has been interviewed by the BBC; The New York Post; Figure/Ground;  The Daily Illini; and The Irish Times.

Trigg is the author of four books, one co-edited volume, and several articles/chapters. His work has been translated into French, Russian, Chinese, and Latvian, and been reviewed in, amongst other places, the Los Angeles Review of Books; Emotion, Space, and Society; and Philosophy in Review. He is married to the French translator, Audrey Petit-Trigg.

All materials © Dylan Trigg 2015  

Photo: Pont Marie, Paris, 2012.

Funded by European Commission, Marie Curie Actions, FP7 - TPAB, Project Reference: 624968