Justin Carville teaches Historical and Theoretical Studies in Photography and is
Chair of the Photography Programme at the Institute of Art, Design and Technology,
A former Government of Ireland Senior Research Scholar in the Humanities
and Social Sciences, and a Government of Ireland Research Fellow in the Humanities and Social Sciences, he has been a recipient of a number of research and fellowship awards including most recently a Moore Institute Research Fellowship at the Moore Institute for the Humanities and Hardiman Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway. Together with Professor Liam Kennedy he was a project leader on a three year project Photography and International Conflict:
Histories/Theories/Practices. Funded by an IRCHSS Major Projects Grant, the project established the website photoconflict.org as an educational resource.
In addition to contributing to numerous exhibition catalogues and edited volumes he has published essays in; Afterimage, Source, Circa, Next Level, The Journal of Early Popular Culture, The Journal of European Studies and Modernist Cultures. He has guest edited a special Ireland themed issue of The Journal of Early Popular Visual Culture and an issue of the journal Photographies on the photographic image and globalization. His publications include Photography and Ireland (Reaktion, 2011) and as editor Visualizing Dublin: Visual Culture, Modernity and the Representation of Urban Space (Peter Lang, 2013). He is currently working a book project The Ungovernable Eye: Photography, Race and Ireland.