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Dr. Anne Graham Cagney FRSA, CIPD

Title:

Senior Lecturer

School/ Department:

Education and Lifelong Learning - Literacy Development Centre

Telephone:

+353 0 051302476

Room Name/ Num:

CL5 St Dominic's

Campus:

College Street

OrcID Number:

0000-0001-7815-6126

My Blog/Website:

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My Biography

Senior Lecturer (Professional Learning and Development), Fulbright Scholar (Social Sciences), visiting professor at Henley Business School (University of Reading), UK and programme lead MA in Management in Education at the School of Lifelong Learning & Education. Over 25+ years of teaching in graduate and post-graduate education in Leadership, Strategic HRD and Organisation Development. 

President, Irish Fulbright Alumni Association (IFAA), member of the Academy of Management (2011-present) and Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). WIT Fulbright Ambassador 2019-2021 and WIT/TUI Research Officer.

Early career: Financial services and international consulting specialist in HR/OD (Human Resource Strategies and Organisation Development). Then university lecturer at UCD, OUBS, Henley Management College, Copenhagen Business School, and Research Fellow at Trinity College Dublin prior to WIT.

Research focus: Professional Learning & Development, Multi-disciplinary Collaborations, Identity & Social Networks 

Key funded research projects: Fulbright Scholar, Irish Research Council, SCoTENS, Teaching Council and WIT funded PhD scholarships

Research

Research Expertise

Research interests include: Professional learning and development. Cross-disciplinary thinking and learning. Inter-organisational collaboration. Action learning. Action Research.

Research Projects - see information on

ORCID https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7815-6126

Teaching

Waterford Institute of Technology: Lecturer on Masters, BA (Hons) and undergraduate programmes specialising in adult learning, HRM, leadership, change management, reflective practice and critical thinking.

External experience: Lecturer on Doctoral, Masters and Executive programmes specialising in organisational behaviour, leadership, change management, strategy, HRM and critical thinking.

Waterford Institute of Technology: Research supervision/co-supervision Masters research students at WIT.

External experience: Research supervision/co-supervision of Doctoral and Masters research students and examiner Masters and Doctoral theses. 

Guest/ Visiting Lecturer, 

I have delivered guest lectures and seminars at various universities/ professional bodies, including:

National:

Trinity College Dublin, NALA, Dublin Institute of Technology, Open University Business School, Dublin City University, University College Dublin, Irish Management Institute and National College of Ireland.

International:

University of Copenhagen; Henley Management College, UK; Copenhagen Business School; University of Georgia, Athens, USA; USF Global; University of Texas at Austin; College of Education, University of South Florida;  USA , Henley Business School/University of Reading, UK.

Professional

Consulting & External Business Experience:

Sea-Cargo AS (Norway); AP Moller Maersk Group (Denmark); NIEA (Northern Ireland); LEGO (Denmark); Church of Ireland; South West College (Northern Ireland); Prudential European Group (UK & Ireland); Philips (Netherlands); RABO Bank (Netherlands); Microsoft (USA, UK & Ireland); Sun Micro-Systems (USA, Ireland); GSK (UK & Israel); Élan Pharmaceuticals (Ireland); Bass Group (UK); Higher Education Authority (Ireland); Garda Representative Association (Police Representative Assoc (Ireland); Local Government Computer Services Board (Ireland), Compaq (Ireland); Carr Communications;Becton Dickinson (Ireland & USA); Teagasc (Rural Development Authority, Ireland); Health & Safety Authority (Ireland).

Scholarship

Nominee, Research Supervisor Excellence Award, Waterford Institute of Technology (2021)

Nominee, European Teaching Excellence Award 2021

Nominee, Research Supervisor Excellence Award, Waterford Institute of Technology (2019).

Visiting Professor, Henley Business School, University of Reading, UK (2010 to date)

Visiting Research Fellow, Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin 2011-2014 and 2014-2017

Fulbright Scholar (Social Sciences) 2014

Fulbright Scholar Social Entrepreneurship: Innovating Nonprofits and Developing Communities International Award. Sponsored by U.S. Dept. of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.Communities. 2014

Memberships (Selected)

Fellow: Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development

Member: Academy of Management

Member: European Research Network on Vocational Education and Training

Member: Educational Studies Association of Ireland

Member: International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning

Member: Association for Research in Post Compulsory Education

Publications

Selected Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications

Cagney, O’Mahony, Cordie et al (2020). Developing an educational digital mindset: voices from an inter-disciplinary community of practice. In C. Nägele, B. E. Stalder, & N. Kersh (Eds.), Trends in vocational education and training research, Vol. III. Proceedings of the European Conference on Educational Research (ECER), Vocational Education and Training Network (VETNET) (pp. 62–78).  https://zenodo.org/record/4008068#.X7JGgMj7TIU  

Cordie, L.A., Cagney, A. G., & Adelino, L. (2020). International faculty collaborations: Social learning through professional communities. Learning Communities Journal, 12.

Graham Cagney, A. ‘I Am What I Do’ . . .Professional Voices From The Field of Adult and Further Education. In J.A. Gammel, S. Motulsky & A. Rutstein-Riley (Eds). I Am What I Become: Constructing an Identity as a Lifelong Learner. IAP Publishing. Book Chapter 2019.

Pope, E.M., deMarrais, K.P., Graham Cagney, A., & Moore, D.N., International Scholarly Communities in Fulbright Programs, Learning Communities Journal, Issue 9, 2017, 47-74. Journal Article 2017.

Full list of other peer reviewed publications and papers are set out in ORCID  

https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7815-6126

My Publications

30 Jun 2020

International Faculty Collaborations: Social Learning through Professional Communities

Graham Cagney, Anne and Cordie, Leslie A. and Adelino, Lucas (2020) International Faculty Collaborations: Social Learning through Professional Communities. Learning Communities Journal, 12. (In Press)


23 Nov 2018

Developing Scholarly Collaboration through Fulbright Programs

Graham Cagney, Anne and Pope, Elizabeth and deMarrais, Kathleen (2017) Developing Scholarly Collaboration through Fulbright Programs.


03 Mar 2017

Developing Academic Communities through Fulbright Programs

Graham Cagney, Anne and DeMarie, Darlene and Pope, Elizabeth and deMarrais, Kathleen and Crites, Garry J. (2016) Developing Academic Communities through Fulbright Programs. In: ECER Conference, UCD Dublin 22-26 August 2016.


24 Sep 2014

‘People are saying……..’: Can a culture that has supported organizational success, also act as a mechanism to prevent failure in times of change and evolution?”

Regan, Anne (2006) ‘People are saying……..’: Can a culture that has supported organizational success, also act as a mechanism to prevent failure in times of change and evolution?”. In: Proceedings of AOM-ODC-ISEOR Conference, 2006. ISEOR, France, IX. ISBN 2-9503583-3-0


24 Sep 2014

Embedding a Threshold Concept in Teaching and Learning of Product Development Management

Graham, Anne and Coghlan, Paul (2009) Embedding a Threshold Concept in Teaching and Learning of Product Development Management. Creativity and Innovation Management, 18 (3). pp. 190-198.


24 Sep 2014

Threshold Concepts: Enabling Open Dialogue on Teaching and Learning within and across Traditional Boundaries?

Graham Cagney, Anne and Potter, Jacequeline (2008) Threshold Concepts: Enabling Open Dialogue on Teaching and Learning within and across Traditional Boundaries? In: NAIRTL 2nd Annual Conference. Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Challenging Assumptions, 13-14 November 2008, Waterford Institute of Technology. (Submitted)


24 Sep 2014

Embedding a Threshold Concept in Teaching and Learning of Product Development Management

Coghlan, Paul and Graham, Anne (2009) Embedding a Threshold Concept in Teaching and Learning of Product Development Management. In: NAIRTL, 3RD Annual Conference: Research-Teaching Linkages: Practice & Policy, 6th November 2009, Trinity College Dublin.


24 Sep 2014

Thinking and Talking Across The Disciplines – the RDLE effect

Graham Cagney, Anne and Quinn, Kevin (2012) Thinking and Talking Across The Disciplines – the RDLE effect. In: Action Research Colloquium, June 2012, Waterford Institute of Technology. (Submitted)


24 Sep 2014

Finding the Red Thread: The Role of the Learning Space in Transformative Learning in Executive Education

Graham Cagney, Anne (2011) Finding the Red Thread: The Role of the Learning Space in Transformative Learning in Executive Education. In: Action Research Colloquium, 9th & 10th June 2011, Waterford Institute of Technology. (Submitted)


24 Sep 2014

Doctoral Education at the ‘Eye’ of the Perfect Storm

Graham Cagney, Anne and Coghlan, Paul and Andrews, Louise (2012) Doctoral Education at the ‘Eye’ of the Perfect Storm. In: 4th Biennial Threshold Concepts Conference and 6th NAIRTL Annual Conference: Threshold Concepts in Doctoral Supervision., 29th June 2012, Trinity College Dublin. (Submitted)


24 Sep 2014

Interdisciplinary Ways of Thinking and Practicing . . . . Without Tears

Graham Cagney, Anne and Mannix, Valerie (2013) Interdisciplinary Ways of Thinking and Practicing . . . . Without Tears. In: International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association (HETL) Conference: Exploring Spaces for Learning, 13-15 January 2013, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA. (Submitted)


24 Sep 2014

The TEQ experience: Professional Development Programmes for Further and Adult Education Teachers.

Graham Cagney, Anne (2013) The TEQ experience: Professional Development Programmes for Further and Adult Education Teachers. In: 1st Annual Teaching & Learning Symposium, 11th June 2013, Waterford Institute of Technology. (Submitted)


24 Sep 2014

Enhancing Teaching-Learning Environments in Professional Development Programmes in Education: An Action Research Perspective

Graham Cagney, Anne (2013) Enhancing Teaching-Learning Environments in Professional Development Programmes in Education: An Action Research Perspective. In: 3rd Annual Action Research Colloquium, 20-21 June 2013, Institute of Technology Tralee, Co Kerry, Ireland.. (Submitted)


24 Sep 2014

Further and Adult Education in the 'Path' of the Perfect Storm

Graham Cagney, Anne (2014) Further and Adult Education in the 'Path' of the Perfect Storm. In: Creating Connections, 10th June 2014, Waterford Institute of Technology. (In Press)


24 Sep 2014

Designing the Plane While Flying It: A Study of Teacher Training for Further Education in Ireland

Graham Cagney, Anne and Mannix, Valerie (2013) Designing the Plane While Flying It: A Study of Teacher Training for Further Education in Ireland. In: BERA Annual Conference, September 3-6, 2013, University of Sussex, United Kingdom. (Submitted)


24 Sep 2014

Further & Adult Education in the ‘Path’ of the Perfect Storm

Graham Cagney, Anne (2014) Further & Adult Education in the ‘Path’ of the Perfect Storm. In: USF Fulbright Symposium, April 2nd, 2014, Patel Center for Global Solutions, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA. (Submitted)


24 Sep 2014

Toward a conceptual framework of personal, professional and situational teacher identity: A study of multiple teacher selves in Further and Adult Education in Ireland

Mannix, Valerie and Graham Cagney, Anne (2014) Toward a conceptual framework of personal, professional and situational teacher identity: A study of multiple teacher selves in Further and Adult Education in Ireland. In: 4th INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC IDENTITIES CONFERENCE 2014: Screaming in a 20-mile zone: Academic Identities in 2014, July 8-9, 2014, Collingwood College, Durham University, United Kingdom. (Submitted)


24 Sep 2014

Finding The Red Thread’: The Role of the Learning Space in Transformative Learning in Executive Education

Graham Cagney, Anne (2014) Finding The Red Thread’: The Role of the Learning Space in Transformative Learning in Executive Education. In: 11th International Transformative Learning Conference, October, 23-26 2014., Teachers College, Columbia University, New York City, NY.. (Submitted)


24 Sep 2014

Insider Action Research Doctorates: Creating Transformative Learning Spaces in Professional Development in Higher Education

Graham Cagney, Anne and Watkins, Karen (2014) Insider Action Research Doctorates: Creating Transformative Learning Spaces in Professional Development in Higher Education. In: 11th International Transformative Learning Conference, October, 23-26 2014., Teachers College, Columbia University, New York City, NY.. (Submitted)


24 Sep 2014

Cognitive Mapping

Graham Cagney, Anne (2014) Cognitive Mapping. In: The SAGE Encyclopedia of Action Research. SAGE Publications, United Kingdom. ISBN 9781849200271