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
He has held CNRS/VolkswagenStiftung
postdoctoral positions at
Centre de Recherche en Epistémologie Appliquée (2011-2012) and
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
come from Harvard University, DePaul University, Sapienza
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
New York Post; Figure/Ground;
Daily Illini; and
The Irish Times.
Trigg is the
author of four books,
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.