- Athlone Institute of Technology: Luke Geever
- Cork Institute of Technology: Nicholas O'Halloran
- Dublin City University: Karen Devine
- Dublin Institute of Technology: Paul Donnelly
- Galway Mayo Institute of Technology: Ian McLoughlin
- Limerick Institute of Technology: Daragh Naughton
- IADT (Dún Laoghaire): Michael Paye
- Marino Institute of Education: Seán Delaney
- Mary Immaculate College: Vicky Brady
- Maynooth University: Sinéad Murnane
- National University of Ireland Galway: Rita Melia
- Queens's University Belfast: Roisin Hyde
- Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland: Oran Kennedy
- Trinity College Dublin: John Ahern
- University College Cork: Mary C. Murphy
- University College Dublin: Amanda Kelly
- University of Limerick: Finbarr Murphy
- Ulster University: Ailbhe Greeney
- Waterford Institute of Technology: Felicity Kelliher
Athlone Institute of Technology
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.
Cork Institute of Technology
Nicholas O’Halloran is a Lecturer in Piano at the CIT Cork School of Music. A mathematics graduate of University College Cork, his Fulbright award took him to the University of Cincinnati in 1981 where he completed a Master of Music in Piano Performance. He is Chairman of the Crawford Art Gallery Summer Lunchtime Concert Series in Cork and pursues an active career as a performer.
Dublin City University
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.
Dublin Institute of Technology
Paul Donnelly is Professor of Management and Organisation Studies at DIT. A Fulbright Scholar to the University of Massachusetts at Amherst (1999), he is President Emeritus of the IFAA. He is also a Taiwan Scholar (2013), an Independent Expert on the National Economic and Social Council, Incoming Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee of the Academy of Management, and Past Division Chair of the Critical Management Studies Division of the Academy of Management.
Queen's University Belfast
Ms Roisin Hyde is a PhD Student at QUB School of Natural & Built Environment. She has a Bachelor of Architecture from UCD and is a Chartered Member of the RIAI. Her research focuses on the development of a high-performance, low-impact, cement-free geopolymer concrete cladding panel through the use of innovative automated technologies. As a 2018 Fulbright Awardee she will work with Researchers at UNCC.
Galway Mayo Institute of Technology
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.
Limerick Institute of Technology
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.
Marino Institute of Education
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.
Mary Immaculate College
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 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.
National University of Ireland Galway
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.
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
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
University College Cork
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.
University College Dublin
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.
University of Limerick
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 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.
Waterford Institute of Technology
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.
Trinity College Dublin
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