Originally from Waterford, Ireland, Jonathan completed his undergraduate studies at the National University of Ireland, Galway, where he pursued Classics and Philosophy. During this time, Jonathan was awarded the Athenry Prize for Classics, finishing his degree with a double first. In 2013, Jonathan completed an internship with the department of Philosophy at NUI, Galway, on a project concerning the work of Edmund Husserl. This period was formative for his research interests, and ultimately led him to pursue Philosophy at postgraduate level. In 2014, Jonathan was awarded the Galway Doctoral Research Scholarship to pursue his doctoral studies, where he is currently researching the place of phenomenology in the work of Ludwig Wittgenstein and Martin Heidegger.
Undergraduate Award Overall & Programme Winner in 2015
University: National University of Ireland, Galway
Category: Classical Studies & Archaeology
Self and the Other: The Construction of Barbarian Identity in Antiquity