Campus Ambassadors

Luke Greever

Luke Geever

Athlone Institute of Technology
lgeever@AIT.IE

Dr Luke Geever is a Senior Research Fellow at Athlone Institute of Technology, leading one of Ireland’s largest polymer research groups. As a 2015-2016 Fulbright-Enterprise Ireland Scholar at Harvard Medical School and the Mayo Clinic, Luke undertook collaborative research with world leading experts while exploring the Clinical Applications of Novel Biomedical Polymers.

Noel Barry

Noel Barry

CIT
Noel.Barry@cit.ie

Noel Barry is Head of Academic Affairs at the School of Graduate Studies in Cork Institute of Technology. His academic background is in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, and he is a graduate of University of Limerick and University College Cork. He was a Fulbright Scholar to the University of South Carolina in 2001.

Karen Devine

Karen Devine

Dublin City University
karen.devine@dcu.ie

Dr Karen Devine is a Lecturer in International Relations, specialising in teaching European Union politics, Irish Foreign Policy and International Relations Theories and Methodologies at Dublin City University. She is a former Chevening Scholar, a Government of Ireland Scholar, a Fulbright Scholar, and IRCHSS postdoctoral research fellow, and is currently the Fulbright Ambassador to DCU.  She completed her Fulbright Award to Columbia University New York in 2012.

Paul Donnelly

Paul Donnelly

Dublin Institute of Technology
paul.donnelly@dit.ie

Dr Paul Donnelly is a Senior Lecturer in Organisation Studies and International Business at Dublin Institute of Technology. A Fulbright Scholar to the University of Massachusetts at Amherst (1999-2000), he is President Emeritus of the Irish Fulbright Alumni Association.  He is also a Taiwan Scholar (2013-14) and currently serves as Co-Chair of the Critical Managemet Studies Division of the Academy of Management.

Ian McLoughlin

Ian McLoughlin

Galway Mayo Institute of Technology
ian.mcloughlin@gmit.ie

Dr Ian McLouglin is a Lecturer in Computer Science at Galway-Mayo Institute of TEchnoliogy. He was previously a lecturer in Computing and Mathematics at the Institute of Technology, Sligo. As a 2015-2015 TechImpact Fulbright Scholar, Ian travelled to Stanford University to research the provision of online laboratory environments.

 Daragh NaughtonDaragh Naughton

Limerick Institute of Technology
Daragh.Naughton@lit.ie

Principal Investigator AIBIDS at AR Glass and Lecturer at the Department of Mechanical & Automobile Engineering, Limerick Institute of Technology, Daragh was LIT’s first Fulbright Scholar. During his 2012-2013 Fulbright Award to Northeastern University in Boston Massachusetts, he undertook research in the area of materials science as well as developing the concept of signature pedagogy for undergraduate engineers.

Michael Paye

Michael Paye

IADT (Dún Laoghaire)
Michael.Paye@iadt.ie

Michael Paye is a member of the IADT Learning Support Service, specialising in academic writing and research methodologies. He was a Dobbin Scholar at Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia (October 2015) and a Fulbright Visiting Researcher at Princeton University, New Jersey (Jan.–June 2017). He was previously an occasional lecturer at UCD with the School of English, Drama and Film. For a list of publications, invited lectures, and coordinated events, see https://ucd.academia.edu/MichaelPaye

 Seán DelaneySeán Delaney

Marino Institute of Education
Sean.Delaney@mie.ie

Seán Delaney is a senior lecturer in Coláiste Mhuire Marino, in Dublin, with leadership responsibilities in the areas of teaching, learning and research. He has been lecturing in mathematics and mathematics education in Marino since 1999. In 1998 he was named the Fulbright-Ireland Boyer Scholar in Education and he studied at Harvard University where he was awarded a Master’s Degree in Education. He is a member and has presented papers at annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), the U.S. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and the Educational Studies Association of Ireland.

Vicky Brady

Vicky Brady

Mary Immaculate College
Vicky.Brady@mic.ul.ie

A graduate of Mary Immaculate College B.A. in Irish and English, Vicky Brady completed a Masters in Irish in 2011, and is currently a PhD candidate and tutor at MIC. She completed a Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Award Assistant to Villanova University, Philadelphia in 2016-2017.

Sinéad Murnane

Sinéad Murnane

Maynooth University
sinead.murnane@gmail.com

Sinéad Murnane is a Research Fellow at the Innovation Value Institute at Maynooth University. Sinéad received her 2010-2011 Fulbright-CRH Award to the Institute for Healthcare Delivery Research, Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City, Utah. She received an additional grant from the John F Kennedy Memorial Scholarship Fund.  She is the Vice-President of the Irish Fulbright Alumni Association.

Rita Melia

Rita Melia

National University of Ireland Galway
r.melia1@nuigalway.ie

Rita Melia is a Doctoral Researcher at UNESCO Child & Family Research Centre NUI Galway; an early childhood specialist with Early Childhood Ireland, and an Irish Research Council Scholar. As a 2016-2017 Fulbright Awardee to Harvard Graduate School of Education Boston M.A. Rita undertook ethnographic research in Reggio inspired preschools in Boston. The research study title; “My Self Image and Your Interactions”; The impact of the preschool educator's image of the child as a learner on children's wellbeing and involvement.

Oran Kennedy

Oran Kennedy

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
orankennedy@rcsi.ie

Oran Kennedy is a StAR Research Lecturer in the Department of Anatomy at RCSI, and runs a multidisciplinary musculoskeletal mechanobiology research group. He completed a Fulbright Scholarship in 2009, during which he carried out postdoctoral research in bone mechanobiology and osteoporosis at the laboratory of Professor Mitch Schaffler at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NYC.

Mary C. Murphy

Mary C. Murphy

University College Cork
maryc.murphy@ucc.ie

Dr Mary C. Murphy is a lecturer in politics with the Department of Government, University College Cork. Mary specialises in the study of the EU and Northern Ireland politics. In 2015, Mary was awarded a Fulbright-Schuman Fellowship and was based at George Mason University, Virginia. She was also recently awarded a prestigious Jean Monnet Chair in European Integration by the European Commission.

Amanda Kelly

Amanda Kelly

University College Dublin
amanda.kelly@ucd.ie

Dr Amanda Kelly currently lecture in the School of Archaeology at UCD and in Beijing-Dublin International College (BDIC). As a 2004-2015 Fulbright Scholar to the Department of the Classics at Harvard University, she was awarded a CUE teaching distinction by the Derek Bok Center.

Finbarr Murphy

Finbarr Murphy

University of Limerick
Finbarr.Murphy@ul.ie

Finbarr Murphy is a Lecturer in Finance in the Kemmy Busisness School in the University of Limerick. Before taking up his position in UL, Finbarr was a Vice President of Convertible Bond Trading with Merrill Lynch London. Instruments traded included CBs, equities, equity derivatives and US Treasury Futures contracts to actively manage complex hedging strategies. Finbarr was a Fulbright Awardee to the University of Texas at Austin in 2012-2013. He was a speaker at TEDxFulbrightDublin 2016, during his talk Finbarr discussed the profound social and economic implications of autonomous vehicles.

Ailbhe Greeney

Ailbhe Greeney

Ulster University
a.greaney@ulster.ac.uk

Ailbhe has been a Lecturer in photography at Ulster University since 2007. She is a member of the University’s Art & Design Research Institute (RIAD) and sits on the Cultural Committee of the Ireland United States Alumni Association (IUSA). She is currently MFA Photography Course Director. In 2000-2001 she was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to study for a Master of Fine Arts Degree in Photography and Related Media at the School of Visual Arts, New York, under the mentorship of Stephen Shore, Sarah Charlesworth, Collier Schorr and Anna Gaskell. She graduated in 2003 with distinction.

Felicity Kelliher

Waterford Institute of Technology
FKELLIHER@wit.ie

Felicity Kelliher is a Senior Lecturer in Management at Waterford Institute of Technology, co-chair of the RIKON research group at the School of Business WIT, and partner faculty Professor at Shanghai University, China. As a 2014-2015 Fulbright Scholar, she travelled to the University of Missouri to study trust among rural business networks.

John Aherne

John Ahern

Trinity College Dublin
ahernjm@tcd.ie

Dr John Ahern is dual-qualified in medicine & dentistry. As 2015-2016 Fulbright Awardee, he collaborated with Harvard University to strengthen human resources for health, through the integration of oral health training for primary care health workers