David is an Irish Research Council PhD Scholar who is looking at the influence queer identities held over pop music in the 1980s. His research interests also extend beyond pop music, to other intersections of queer sexualities and popular culture. He is also an experienced Social Justice expert with a demonstrated history of working in various clinical, health care and NGO industries.

Jean-Philippe lectures in Comparative Literature and Sexuality Studies at Dublin City University. He researches and publishes on literary and artistic representations of Mexican, Irish and French 20th and 21st centuries, focusing on the relationship between sexuality, gender and the aesthetic treatment of evil, trauma, angst or perversion.

Both are part of EROSS