People

Administrative Team

Name Member Type Affiliation
Dr James Cunningham Institute Director J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics
Dr Paul O’Connor Associate Director School of Medicine, NUI Galway
Dr Srinivasan Raghavendran Associate Director J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Ms Gwen Ryan Administrative Assistant Whitaker Institute
Ms Angela Sice Development Officer Whitaker Institute

Executive Management Committee

Dr James Cunningham, Whitaker Institute Director

Ms Angela Sice, Whitaker Institute Development Officer

Prof Patrick Dolan, Director of the UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway

Dr Paul O’Connor, Whitaker Institute Associate Director

Dr Niall O’Dochartaigh, School of Political Science and Sociology, NUI Galway

Dr Molly Byrne, School of Psychology, NUI Galway

Prof Kevin Leyden, School of Political Science and Sociology, NUI Galway

Dr Raghavendra Srinivas, Whitaker Institute Associate Director

Dr Nata Duvvury, School of Political Science and Sociology, NUI Galway

Dr Frances Fahy, School of Geography and Archaeology, NUI Galway

Research Members

Name Member Type Affiliation
Dr Tom Acton Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Ms Valentina Azarov PhD Student Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway
Ms Mary Barrett Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Mr Chris Barry Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Prof Margaret Barry Academic Staff School of Health Sciences, NUI Galway
Ms Maureen Bergin Research Assistant Whitaker Institute
Mr Ben Breen PhD Student J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Ms Patricia Browne
Mr Sean Browne PhD Student J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Dr Lucy-Ann Buckley Academic Staff School of Law, NUI Galway
Dr Molly Byrne Academic Staff School of Psychology, NUI Galway
Dr Aoife Callan Research Fellow J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Dr John Canavan Academic Staff Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway
Ms Bridin Carroll PhD Student School of Geography and Archaeology, NUI Galway
Dr Mary Cawley Academic Staff School of Geography and Archaeology, NUI Galway
Mr Riad Cheik PhD Student J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Mr Trevor Clohessy PhD Student J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Mr Liam Coen Research Fellow School of Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway
Ms Maebh Coleman PhD Student School of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering, NUI Galway
Dr Patrick Collins Academic Staff School of Geography and Archaeology, NUI Galway
Mr Frank Conaty Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Dr Kieran Conboy Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Ms Lena Connolly PhD Student J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Ms Rebecca Corless Research Assistant Socio-Economic Marine Research Unit, NUI Galway
Dr Kathryn Cormican Academic Staff School of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering, NUI Galway
Dr José A. Cortés-Vásquez Academic Staff School of Geography and Archaeology, NUI Galway
Ms Chiara Costanza PhD Student School of Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway
Dr Sharon Coyle Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Mr Michael Coyne Teaching Assistant School of Law, NUI Galway
Dr Nessa Cronin Academic Staff Centre for Irish Studies, NUI Galway
Dr Seán Crosson Academic Staff Huston School of Film & Digital Media, NUI Galway
Mr Eoin Cullina PhD Student J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Dr John Cullinan Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Dr Deidre Curran Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics
Mr John Currie Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Prof Chris Curtin Academic Staff School of Political Science & Sociology
Dr Emer Curtis Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics
Mr Peter Cush PhD Student
Dr Shane Darcy Academic Staff Irish Centre For Human Rights, NUI Galway
Dr Louis De Paor Academic Staff Centre for Irish Studies, NUI Galway
Ms Niamh Doheny PhD Student Huston School of Film & Digital Media, NUI Galway
Dr Edel Doherty Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Prof Pat Dolan Academic Staff School of Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway
Dr Christine Domegan Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Mr Colin Doyle PhD Student School of Geography and Archaeology, NUI Galway
Dr Sinéad Duane Research Fellow School of Medicine, NUI Galway
Dr Conal Duddy Research Fellow J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Prof Tony Dundon Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Ms Fidelma Dunne O’Higgins PhD Student College of Engineering & Informatics, NUI Galway
Dr Nata Duvvury Academic Staff School of Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway
Prof Ricca Edmondson Academic Staff School of Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway
Dr Anne Egan Academic Staff School of Law, NUI Galway
Dr Natasha Evers Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Dr Frances Fahy Academic Staff School of Geography and Archaeology, NUI Galway
Dr Maura Farrell Academic Staff School of Geography and Archaeology, NUI Galway
Mr Niall Farrell PhD Student J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Ms Christine Fitzgerald PhD Student
Mr Peter Fitzmaurice PhD Student School of Law, NUI Galway
Ms Caragh Flannery PhD Student School of Psychology, NUI Galway
Dr Declan Fleming Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Ms Tanja Florath PhD Student School of Law, NUI Galway
Dr Brendan Flynn Academic Staff School of Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway
Dr Naomi Foley Research Fellow J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Dr Cormac Forkan Academic Staff School of Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway
Mr Emmet Fox PhD Student School of Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway
Ms Milou Fredrix PhD Student School of Psychology, NUI Galway
Dr Stephen Galvin School of Geography and Archaeology, NUI Galway
Dr Paul M. Garrett Academic Staff School of Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway
Ms Niamh Gately Masters Student
Dr Paddy Gillespie Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Mr Gary Goggins PhD Student School of Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway
Mr Fabrizio Grana PhD Student J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Ms Mary Greene PhD Student School of Geography and Archaeology, NUI Galway
Prof Séamus Grimes Academic Staff School of Geography and Archaeology, NUI Galway
Dr Annmarie Groarke Academic Staff School of Psychology, NUI Galway
Ms Sinéad Hahessy Academic Staff School of Nursing and Midwifery, NUI Galway
Ms Lisa Hallinan PhD Student
Ms Sara Hannafin PhD Student School of Geography and Archaeology, NUI Galway
Prof Mark Haugaard Academic Staff School of Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway
Mr Jonathan Heaney PhD Student
Dr Caroline Heary Academic Staff School of Psychology, NUI Galway
Dr Kieran Hickey Academic Staff School of Geography and Archaeology, NUI Galway
Ms Niamh Higgins PhD Student School of Psychology, NUI Galway
Ms Sarah Higgins PhD Student School of Geography and Archaeology, NUI Galway
Dr Rachel Hilliard Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Dr Edel Hind PhD Student School of Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway
Dr Margaret Hodgins Academic Staff Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI Galway
Ms Mairéad Hogan Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Dr Michael Hogan Academic Staff School of Psychology, NUI Galway
Dr Victoria Hogan PhD Student Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI Galway
Prof Brian Hughes Academic Staff School of Psychology, NUI Galway
Mr Martin Hughes Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Dr Stephen Hynes Senior Research Fellow J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Ms Lisa Hynes PhD Student School of Psychology, NUI Galway
Dr Josephine Igoe Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Prof Jack James Academic Staff School of Psychology, NUI Galway
Dr Aidan Kane Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Ms Anne Marie Keane Academic Staff School of Psychology, NUI Galway
Dr Elaine Keane Academic Staff School of Education, NUI Galway
Mr Darren Keegan PhD Student
Mr Rónán Kennedy Academic Staff School of Law, NUI Galway
Mr Brendan Kennelly Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Dr Su-Ming Khoo Academic Staff School of Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway
Mr Kevin Kilcline PhD Student J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Ms Anna King PhD Student School of Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway
Dr Louise Kinlen Research Fellow UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway
Ms Giada Lagana PhD Student School of Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway
Dr Michael Lang Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Ms Mary Jo Lavelle PhD Student School of Geography and Archaeology, NUI Galway
Dr Valerie Ledwith Academic Staff School of Geography and Archaeology, NUI Galway
Ms Eimear Lee PhD Student School of Psychology, NUI Galway
Prof Kevin Leyden Academic Staff School of Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway
Ms Bonny Ling PhD Student School of Law, NUI Galway
Dr Garry Lohan Research Fellow J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics
Prof Patrick Lonergan Academic Staff School of Humanities, NUI Galway
Dr Kevin Lynch Academic Staff School of Geography and Archaeology, NUI Galway
Ms Riona Lyons Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Dr Pádraig Mac Neela Academic Staff School of Psychology, NUI Galway
Dr Marie Mahon Academic Staff School of Geography and Archaeology, NUI Galway
Ms Maureen Maloney Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Ms Anne Marlborough Academic Staff School of Law, NUI Galway
Mr Michael Martin PhD Student School of Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway
Ms Patricia Martyn Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Ms Fiona Masterson PhD Student School of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering, NUI Galway
Dr Jenny Mc Sharry Research Fellow School of Psychology, NUI Galway
Dr Alma McCarthy Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Dr Veronica McCauley Academic Staff School of Education, NUI Galway
Ms Helen McDermott PhD Student School of Law, NUI Galway
Dr John McDonagh Academic Staff School of Geography and Archaeology, NUI Galway
Prof Terrence John McDonough Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Ms Orla McGarry Research Fellow Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway
Dr Brian McGrath Academic Staff School of Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway
Dr Joe McGrath Academic Staff School of Law, NUI Galway
Dr Brian McGuire Academic Staff School of Psychology, NUI Galway
Prof John McHale Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Ms Lorraine McIlrath Academic Staff Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, NUI Galway
Ms Michelle McKeown PhD Student School of Geography and Archaeology, NUI Galway
Dr Andrea McNamara Research Fellow J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Dr Michal Molcho Academic Staff School of Health Sciences, NUI Galway
Mr Brian Molloy PhD Student
Dr Gerry Molloy Academic Staff School of Psychology, NUI Galway
Ms Lisa Moran PhD Student School of Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway
Mr Cian Moran PhD Student School of Law, NUI Galway
Dr Lorraine Morgan Research Fellow J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Mr Mike Moroney Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Dr Peter Morriss Academic Staff School of Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway
Dr John Morrissey Academic Staff School of Geography and Archaeology, NUI Galway
Dr Emer Mulligan Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Prof Andrew Murphy Academic Staff School of Medicine. NUI Galway
Prof Kathy Murphy Academic Staff School of Nursing and Midwifery, NUI Galway
Prof Ray Murphy Academic Staff School of Law, NUI Galway
Ms Anita Naughton PhD Student School of Political Science and Sociology, NUI Galway
Ms Eilís Ní Dhúill PhD Student School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, NUI Galway
Dr Aine Ní Leime Research Fellow J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Dr Saoirse Nic Gabhainn Academic Staff School of Health Sciences
Mr Daniel Norton PhD Student J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Prof Mícheál Ó Cinnéide Academic Staff School of Geography and Archaeology, NUI Galway
Dr Niall Ó Dochartaigh Academic Staff School of Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway
Prof Gearóid Ó Laighin Academic Staff School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, NUI Galway
Mr Padraig O Sabhain PhD Student School of Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway
Mr Conor O’Brien PhD Student J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Ms Judith O’Connell PhD Student
Dr Orla O’Dwyer Research Fellow J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Mr Colm O’hEocha PhD Student J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Mr Eanna O’Leary PhD Student School of Psychology, NUI Galway
Ms Sarah O’Malley PhD Student School of Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway
Ms Susan O’Neill PhD Student J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Prof Eamon O’Shea Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Ms Ruth O’Shea PhD Student J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Ms Maureen O’Sullivan Academic Staff School of Law, NUI Galway
Mr Míceál Ó’Cróinín PhD Student
Ms Valerie Parker Research Administrator School of Psychology, NUI Galway
Mr Miguel Perez PhD Student J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Dr Ashley James Piggins Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Prof Lionel Pilkington Academic Staff School of Humanities, NUI Galway
Dr Kathy Powell Academic Staff School of Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway
Mr Ken Power PhD Student J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Ms Ruth Prichard PhD Student School of Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway
Mr Arben Qirezi PhD Student School of Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway
Ms Bardha Qirezi PhD Student School of Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway
Ms Shivaun Quinlivan Academic Staff School of Law, NUI Galway
Dr Henrike Rau Academic Staff School of Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway
Dr Kathy Reilly Academic Staff School of Geography and Archaeology, NUI Galway
Ms Alexandra Lima Revez PhD Student School of Geography and Archaeology, NUI Galway
Dr Geraldine Robbins Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Mr Hugh Rowland PhD Student School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, NUI Galway
Ms Lorna Ruane PhD Student J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Dr Kevin Ryan Academic Staff School of Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway
Dr Paul Ryan Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Ms Gillian Salerno PhD Student J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Dr Kiran Sarma Academic Staff School of Psychology, NUI Galway
Mr Daniel Savery PhD Student Social Sciences Research Centre, NUI Galway
Prof William Schabas Academic Staff Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway
Prof Tom Scharf Academic Staff Irish Centre for Social Gerontology, NUI Galway
Dr Murray Scott Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Prof Hugh Scullion Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Prof Maura Sheehan Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Mr Richard Silke PhD Student
Dr Jane Sixsmith Academic Staff School of Health Sciences, NUI Galway
Ms Loredana Smaldore PhD Student J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Dr Ian Stewart Academic Staff School of Psychology, NUI Galway
Prof Ulf Strohmayer Academic Staff School of Geography and Archaeology, NUI Galway
Prof Breda Sweeney Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Ms Caroline Sweeney PhD Student School of Law, NUI Galway
Mr Roger Sweetman PhD Student J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Dr Ann Torres Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Dr Nick Tosh Academic Staff School of Humanities, NUI Galway
Dr Gerard Turley Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Dr Thomas Van Rensburg Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Dr Anthony Varley Academic Staff School of Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway
Dr Amaya Vega Research Fellow J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Dr Akke Vellinga Academic Staff School of Health Sciences, NUI Galway
Dr Elaine Wallace Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Ms Ann Walsh Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Dr Jane Walsh Academic Staff School of Psychology, NUI Galway
Dr John Walsh Academic Staff School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, NUI Galway
Dr Kieran Walsh Research Fellow Irish Centre for Social Gerontology, NUI Galway
Dr Eilís Ward Academic Staff School of Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway
Dr Simon Warren Academic Staff Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, NUI Galway
Dr Eoin Whelan Academic Staff J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Mr Bochao Yang PhD Student School of Law, NUI Galway

Associate Members

Name Member Type Affiliation
Michael H. Best Associate Member
Prof Cristiano Busco Associate Member J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Dr Gemma Carney Associate Member Queens University Belfast
Dr Johanna Clancy Associate Member Galway Business School
Prof David Collings Associate Member Dublin City University
Dr Niall Cullinane Associate Member Queens University Belfast
Prof Ruth Curtis Associate Member School of Psychology, NUI Galway
Dr Satyasiba Das Associate Member
Dr Zelda Di Blasi Associate Member University College Cork
Dr Tony Dobbins Associate Member Bangor University
Dr Ruvin Gekker Associate Member J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Dr Majella Giblin Associate Member Trinity College Dublin
Prof Patrick Gunnigle Associate Member University of Limerick
Dr Noel Harvey Associate Member Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
Dr Ann Hickey Associate Member Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland
Dr Eugene Hickland Associate Member J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Prof Richard C Jones Associate Member The University of Texas at San Antonio
Dr Kate Kenny Associate Member Queens University Belfast
Dr Sharon Leahy Associate Member St Andrews University, Scotland
Dr Anne MacFarlane Associate Member Graduate Medical School, University of Limerick
Dr Aine Macken Walsh Associate Member Rural Economy & Development Programme, Teagasc
Dr Garret Maher Associate Member Gulf University for Science and Technology, Kuwait
Prof Hannah McGee Associate Member Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland
Dr Niamh O Riordan Associate Member University College Dublin
Prof Siobhan O’Neill Associate Member University of Ulster
Dr Michelle O’Sullivan Associate Member University of Limerick
Dr Damien Organ Associate Member J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway
Dr Ultan Sharkey Associate Member
Dr Adele Smith Associate Member
Dr Keith Townsend Associate Member Griffith University, Australia
Dr Oner Tulum Associate Member
Prof John Weinman Associate Member Kings College London
Prof Adrian Wilkinson Associate Member Griffith University, Australia
Prof Alex Zautra Associate Member Arizona State University