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Administration and Technical Staff

Bronagh Clarke 

School Manager 

Nora Hennessy

Programme Administrator - Doctorate in Clinical Psychology

Stephen Cullen

Programme Administrator - MA Programmes

Sophie French

Programme Administrator - BAPC, BAEYCS


Catherine Sullivan

Programme Administrator - BAP, HDPSY

Aaron Bolger

Technical Officer

Derek Walsh

Technical Officer


Academic Staff

  Ms Nicola Barry 

Lecturer; Co-Director, MA Work and Organisational Psychology/Behaviour

Dr Clodagh Butler

Lecturer; Co-Director, MA Work and Organisational Psychology/Behaviour

Dr Marica Cassarino

Lecturer; BA Applied Psychology Year 1 Head

Dr Jason Chan

Lecturer; Director, Higher Diploma in Psychology

Prof Luigina Ciolfi

Professor, Vice Head of School; BA Psychology and Computing Year 2 Head

Dr Maria Dempsey

Senior Lecturer; Director, MA Applied Psychology (Mental Health); Strategic Lead for Student Placements


Dr Zelda Di Blasi

Lecturer; Co-Director, MA Applied Psychology (Coaching and Positive Psychology)


Dr Samantha Dockray

Senior Lecturer; Research Coordinator, Doctorate in Clinical Psychology


Dr Audrey DunnGalvin

Senior Lecturer; Director, BA EYCS; Strategic Lead for Internationalisation


Dr Sarah Foley

Lecturer, , BA Psychology and Computing Year 3 Head

Dr Martin Jones



Dr Kim Keating

Practice Educator, Clinical Psychology


Dr Rob King

Lecturer; Co-Director, MA Applied  Psychology (Mental Health)


Dr Sharon Lambert

Senior Lecturer; Co-Director, MA Applied Psychology

Dr Fionnuala Larkin  Senior Lecturer; Clinical Psychologist 

Prof Carol Linehan



Dr Conor Linehan

Senior Lecturer; Director and Year 1 Head, BA Psychology and Computing


Prof John McCarthy



Dr Chris McCusker

Head of School

Dr Kellie Morrissey



Dr Gillian Murphy

Senior Lecturer


Dr Mike Murphy

Senior Lecturer, Co-Director, MA in Applied Psychology (Positive & Coaching Psychology)

Dr Raegan Murphy

Lecturer; Director, BA Applied Psychology

Dr Fiadhnait O'Keeffe

Senior Lecturer


Dr Anna O'Reilly-Trace

Lecturer; Co-Director, MA Applied Psychology (Coaching and Positive Psychology)


Dr Christian Ryan

Senior Lecturer; Director, Doctorate in Clinical Psychology; Placement Coordinator, Doctorate in Clinical Psychology


Dr Annalisa Setti

Senior Lecturer; BA Applied Psychology Year 3 Head & Final Year Project Co-ordinator


Dr Marcin Szczerbinski

Lecturer; Co-director BA EYCS; BA Applied Psychology Year 2 Head


Dr Angela Veale

Senior Lecturer; Director MA Applied Psychology; 

Research Staff


Dr Sarah Robinson Senior Post-Doctoral Researcher
  Dr Roberto Cibin Post-Doctoral Researcher
  Dr Irum Rauf Research Fellow
Dr Carolina Santos Post-Doctoral Researcher


Adjunct Staff

Prof. Daniel Flynn Adjunct Professor
Prof. Nollaig Frost Adjunct Professor
Dr Fiona Hannan Adjunct Lecturer
Dr Samira Hayes Adjunct Lecturer
Dr Debora Jeske Adjunct Senior Lecturer
Dr Mary Kells Adjunct Senior Lecturer
Dr Edgar Lonergan Adjunct Lecturer
Catherine Maguire Adjunct Lecturer
Dr Maura O'Sullivan Adjunct Lecturer
Dr Iseult Twamley O'Donnell Adjunct Lecturer
Judy Wall Adjunct Lecturer

School of Applied Psychology

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