Author Bios: Ruth Finnegan

Ruth Finnegan OBE, an anthropologist and multi-award writer (fiction, nonfiction, screenplays), is Emeritus Professor of the Open University; holder of the Rivers Memorial Medal: Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, of British Academy and of the American Folklore Society; and Honorary Fellow of Somerville College Oxford. Her many academic publications, still continuing, focus on literary issues, communication and music; more recently she is editing an anthropologically inspired series for young adults (Balestier ‘Hearing Others’ Voices’) and has authored prize-winning screenplays and novels, both much influenced by her earlier classical studies (above all Homer), and by rhythms and drama of Greek lyric metres and (from her deep embedding in Ireland, land of her birth) by Irish and African story-telling.

Contact Information:
Website: ruthfinnegan.com
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Email: r.h.finnegan@open.ac.uk
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