Rodney Sharkey, PhD
Associate Professor, English
Weill-Cornell Medicine - Qatar

Dr. Rodney Sharkey is a native of Dublin in Ireland where he studied literature at University College Dublin (B.A. and M.A.) and Trinity College (Ph.D.). He is associate professor of English at WCM-Q and has been resident in Doha for eleven years. His specialized fields of interest are in literature, critical theory, performance dynamics and the intersection of psychiatry and creativity.  He publishes regularly in journals such as The Journal of Beckett Studies, The James Joyce Studies Annual and Modern Culture. He has won a number of Excellence in Teaching awards while at Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar, and is the mentor for the WCM-Q Psyche Interest Group. He recently delivered the WCM-Q Grand Rounds on the role of the arts in treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.