Simon is a mature student at the University of Limerick. He is from Roscommon and have been living in Limerick for the last five years. He is currently in his second year studying Sociology and Politics. Prior to this he was a trained HCA working within nursing homes and the community and this lead him to develop an interest leading to professional role in advocacy for marginalised and disadvantaged groups. He IS doing his internship with the HHRG to gain a better understanding of hate crime; the people who experience it and the difficulties in legislating for it in an Irish context.
Siobhan is from Northwest Territories, Canada and is currently studying law and public administration at Dalhousie University, Canada. She is thrilled to be expanding her understanding of access to justice and international approaches to the law as an intern with the HHRG. She is confident that her experience with the HHRG will be invaluable to her future endeavours. After graduation, Siobhan will be clerking at a Canadian court before completing her articles at a global law firm.
Freya is currently pursuing a joint arts degree in Sociology and Digital Culture and Communications here at the University of Limerick. She is undertaking an internship with the HHRG as part of her coop experience and is delighted to have gained so much knowledge from the placement. Upon graduating Freya hopes to complete a postgraduate degree in technical communications before establishing a career in technical writing.
Dr Piotr Godzisz
We look forward to welcoming Dr Piotr Godzisz to the ECSH in September 2021 as a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow. Dr Godzisz will join the ECSH to work on the diffusion of international hate crime norms in EU accession states. He will work with Dr Amanda Haynes (Sociology) and Dr Jennifer Schweppe (Law). Dr Godzisz completed his PhD in Criminology at University College London and will join UL from Birmingham City University.
Clodagh McEniry has completed a B.A. in New Media and English. She undertook an internship with HHRG as part of her coop experience in 2017. This internship motivated her to pursue a career in hate research. Her Final Year Project, How an Online Imageboard Played a Role in a Hate-Motivated Mass Shooting: A Case Study of 4chan, 8chan and the Christchurch Mosque Shooting, inspired her to continue her studies in the field. She has been accepted into the MA programme for Law, Human Rights and Criminal Justice at UL.