Visiting Fulbright Scholar Seminar Series 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.

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

 

Title

Date

Time

Venue

1

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

Tues 26.09.17

1-2pm

Seminar Room, G27, O'Rahilly Building

2

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

3

Resilience for Graduate Students

Wed 11.10.17

2-5pm

Seminar Room, G27, O'Rahilly Building

4

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

Wed 01.11.17

2-5pm

Seminar Room, G27, O'Rahilly Building

5

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

6.30-8.30pm

Boole 2

6

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

Wed 15.11.17

1-2pm

Seminar Room, G27, O'Rahilly Building

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