Visiting Fulbright Scholar Seminar Series 2017/2018

Visiting Fulbright Scholar in the CACSSS Graduate School for 2017/2018


Professor Kathleen Manning

Professor Kathleen Manning is Professor Emerita at the University of Vermont in the U.S. where she taught in the Higher Education and Student Affairs graduate program for 25 years. Her professional interests include social justice, international higher education, leadership, and organizational theory. Honored for her teaching with an award for excellence, Manning also received an Outstanding Contribution to the Literature and/or Research award, Pillar of the Profession, and LGBTQA and diversity advocacy awards. Manning taught and consulted internationally through Semester at Sea, Fulbright Fellowships, and international engagements. During her Fulbright at UCC, Dr. Manning will present seminars on resilience in global higher education. Dr. Manning has a Ph.D. in higher education administration with a minor in anthropology from Indiana University; an M.S. in counseling and student personnel services from the University at Albany; and a B.A. in biology from Marist College.  She is an avid sailor, certified downhill ski instructor, and frequent international traveler.

Fulbright Scholar Seminar Series Schedule

Professor Kathleen Manning will lead a number of seminars during her stay here.  Please come along on the day.  ALL WELCOME.  







US Higher Education: A Visual Tour from the founding of Harvard (1636) to the University of California Merced (2005)

Tues 26.09.17


Seminar Room, G27, O'Rahilly Building


Building Organisational, Financial and Personal Resilience into Higher Education Institutions: Lessons from the US

Fri 06.10.17

10am – 2pm

Seminar Room, G27, O'Rahilly Building


Resilience for Graduate Students

Wed 11.10.17


Seminar Room, G27, O'Rahilly Building


Efforts to Achieve Equality in Higher Education: race, sexual orientation, gender and class

Wed 01.11.17


Seminar Room, G27, O'Rahilly Building


Ask an American: Donald Trump, partisan politics and the decline in US democracy – panel discussion followed by an open mic Q&A

Wed 08.11.17


Boole 2


At First Blush: a comparison of Irish and US Higher Education Institutions

Wed 15.11.17


Seminar Room, G27, O'Rahilly Building

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Room G26A, Ground floor,