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Dr. Anne Graham FRSA, CIPD

Title:

Senior Lecturer

School/ Department:

Education and Lifelong Learning - Literacy Development Centre - College Street campus

Telephone:

+353 0 051302476

Room Name/ Num:

CL5 St Dominic's

Campus:

Cork Road campus

OrcID Number:

0000-0001-7815-6126

Research Profiles:

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My Biography

Senior Lecturer, Fulbright Scholar (Social Sciences) and RSA Fellow with over 25+ years of teaching in graduate and post-graduate programmes in Higher Education in Ireland, UK, Denmark and the US.

President Emerita, Irish Fulbright Alumni Association (IFAA), member of the Academy of Management (2011-present) and Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). SETU Fulbright Ambassador 2019-2023 and TUI Research Officer, SETU branch.

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 SETU (WIT).

Research focus: Perspective Transformation & Identity Self-States, Educator Professional Learning & Development

Key funded research projects: Irish Research Council, SCoTENS, Fulbright Commission,Teaching Council (Ireland) and SETU (WIT) and SETU/SERD PhD Scholarships (5).

Research

Research Expertise

Professional learning and identity. Cross-disciplinary thinking and learning. Inter-organisational collaboration. Qualitative Methodologies. Action learning. Action Research.

Research Projects - see information on

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

Teaching

South East Technological University (WIT): Lecturer on Doctoral, Masters, BA (Hons): Psychology of Adult Learning; HRM/Strategic HRD, Qualitative Research Methods, Research Integrity & Ethics.

External experience: Lecturer on Doctoral, Masters and Executive programmes specialising in Organisational Behaviour, Leadership, Change Management & OD, and HRM.

South East Technological University (WIT): Research Supervision: PI/Lead and also Co-supervisor for PhD and MA Research in addition to research supervision on MA in Management in Education.

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 / schools, 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. Local schools in the Southeast.

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

Researcher in Residence, Teaching Council, 2022-2023

Shortlisted for SETU Research Excellence Awards 2022_Excellence in Research Supervision 

Invited Member, Expert Working Group on Education & Social Rights, Government of Ireland National Campaign ‘Creating Our Future: A National Conversation on Research in Ireland’ (https://creatingourfuture.ie/)  July 2021

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

Nominee, European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities (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

Fellow: Royal Society of Arts (RSA)

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

Graham Cagney, A. & Cordie, L. (2024). The Online Doctoral Community of Practice (CoP): Sustaining the Doctoral Experience in the 21st Century. In Education Matters: Ireland’s Yearbook of Education 2024.

O’Toole, M. & Graham Cagney, A. (2024) Exploring the experiences of LGBT+ secondary school students in South East Ireland. In Education Matters: Ireland’s Yearbook of Education 2024.

Brophy, A. & Graham Cagney, A. (2024). The Wellbeing and Values In-School Project: Designing A Wellbeing and Values Programme for Primary School Children. In Education Matters: Ireland’s Yearbook of Education 2024.

Greene, M. and Graham Cagney, A. (2023). Navigating the Terrain. MCD/ISEOR International Conference and Doctoral Consortium. Iaelyon School of Management, University Jean Moulin; the Management Consulting and Organizational Development and Change Divisions of the Academy of Management; ISODC, LeCNAM, EADA Business School Barcelona and Benedictine University. 14-15 June 2023, Lyon, France.

Condon, R. and Graham Cagney, A. (2023). Enhancing cross disciplinary teaching learning environments (TLEs) in professional engineering programmes in higher education. MCD/ISEOR International Conference and Doctoral Consortium. Iaelyon School of Management, University Jean Moulin; the Management Consulting and Organizational Development and Change Divisions of the Academy of Management; ISODC, LeCNAM, EADA Business School Barcelona and Benedictine University. 14-15 June 2023, Lyon, France. 

Concannon, B. and Graham Cagney, A. (2023) Interdisciplinarity – A Preliminary Review of the Literature. ECER Conference 2023: The Value of Diversity in Education and Educational Research. University of Glasgow. 21-25 August 2023. ERC.

Greene, M. and Graham Cagney, A. (2023). Who Are They Now? Faculty Role Change in Higher Education. ECER Conference 2023: The Value of Diversity in Education and Educational Research. University of Glasgow. 21-25 August 2023. ERC.

Graham Cagney, A. and Greene, M. (2022). The Students’ Experience of Research, Researching and Being a Researcher: Creating a Digital Transformative Learning Space for Postgraduate Students in Higher Education. 14th Biennial International Transformative Learning Conference 2022: Telling, Evaluating, and Deepening Our Story. Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA. April 6-9, 2022.

Coghlan, D. and Graham Cagney, A. (2022) Transformative Learning through Process Consultation. 14th Biennial International Transformative Learning Conference 2022: Telling, Evaluating, and Deepening Our Story. Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA. April 6-9, 2022.

Fitzgerald, S. and Graham Cagney, A. (2022). From There to Here: Exploring the Transition from Vocational Expert to FET Tutor on the East Coast of Ireland. ECER Conference 2022: Education in a Changing World: The impact of global realities on the prospects and experiences of educational research. ECER Conference 2022, University of Yerevan [ECER Plus Online]. 1-10 September 2022. EERA Network 02 Vocational Education and Training (VETNET).

Graham Cagney, A. and Cordie, L. (2022). WIRED in Ireland: US-Ireland Research and Learning for Life Heritage Project.  45th Fulbright Association Conference: Renunion. October 6-9 2022, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

Greene, M. and Graham Cagney, A. (2022). Exploring faculty research activity in Technology Universities in Ireland. ECER Conference 2022: Education in a Changing World: The impact of global realities on the prospects and experiences of educational research. ECER Conference 2022, University of Yerevan [ECER Plus Online]. 1-10 September 2022.

Concannon, B. and Graham Cagney, A. (2022). Managing Interdisciplinary Research Projects in an Emerging Technological University in South-East Ireland. ECER Conference 2022: Education in a Changing World: The impact of global realities on the prospects and experiences of educational research. ECER Conference 2022, University of Yerevan [ECER Plus Online]. 1-10 September 2022.

Graham Cagney, M., Cordie, L., et al (2021). Black Tiles and Silence: Going Digital. Voices from an FAVE Interdisciplinary Community of Practice. ECER Conference 2021: Education and Society: expectations, prescriptions, reconciliations’. University of Geneva [online]. 2-6 September 2021.Network 02 Vocational Education and Training (VETNET). (pp.81-87). https://zenodo.org/record/5170857 [Acknowledge contributions from Yelverton-Halpin, C., Buckley, M., Fitzgerald, S., O’Neill, C., Cagney, M., and Clarke, R.]

Graham Cagney, A. (2020) Constructing an FE Teacher Identity:  Voices from the Field. In Education Matters: Ireland’s Yearbook of Education 2019-2020. London: Taylor & Francis. February 2020. https://irelandseducationyearbook.ie/irelands-yearbook-of-education-2019-2020/further-education-training/constructing-an-evolving-teacher-identity-in-further-education/

Graham Cagney, A., Cordie, L. & Buckley, M. (2020). ‘Leading Learning in an Era of Accelerating Change: Opportunities and (Wicked) Problems’, Association for Continuing and Adult Education (ACHE) 82nd Conference: “2020 Vision: Leadership, Growth, and Sustainability for Continuing Higher Education”. Online Conference. 11-14 October 2020.

Graham Cagney, 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