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Dr. Fergal O’Doherty

Humanities Bldg – Room 301I
(760) 744-1150 ext. 2970
fodoherty@palomar.edu

B.A. State University of New York, Stony Brook
M.A. City University of New York
Ph.D. City University of New York

Professor O’Doherty began his studies at the Convent of Mercy in Derry, The Christian Brothers school in Derry, and St Columb’s College, also in Derry. He attended the State University of New York, Stony Brook (B.A., honors) and the City University of New York (M.A. and Ph.D.).  He is passionate about reading memoir, poetry and drama in his classes. He is also passionate about serving developmental writers from underserved backgrounds, such as International Students, older students, LGBTQ students, and disabled students. He believes that Palomar’s greatest strength is its diversity and the faculty’s commitment to servicing all sectors of our community.