Rhona Richman Kenneally
Rhona Richman Kenneally is a professor and past chair in Concordia’s Department of Design and Computation Arts, and a fellow of the School of Canadian Irish Studies. She is also editor of the Canadian Journal of Irish Studies. She holds a BA in English Literature, an MA in Canadian history and a PhD in architecture.
Richman Kenneally’s funded research and teaching work spans design studies and food studies and explores the complex interrelations between people and the things, buildings and other living beings that co-constitute the natural and built environment.
Her most recent project is a study of mid-20th-century Irish households and the changes brought on by new domestic technologies. Richman Kenneally won a Distinguished Teaching Award from the Faculty of Fine Arts in 2014.
She is the spouse of Michael Kenneally, principal of Concordia’s School of Canadian Irish Studies, and the proud parent of Gavin Kenneally, BEng 12, who was valedictorian at his convocation and recipient of the Concordia Medal, and is currently a PhD candidate in robotics at the University of Pennsylvania.