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Dr Caitlin Donnelly

School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work
Dr Caitlin Donnelly

Dr Caitlin Donnelly

School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work

To date Dr Donnelly's research has generally been focused on the role of education in conflict and divided societies. She has published in the area of school governance in faith based schools and on the role of integrated schools in addressing division.

More recently she has led research projects which explore Shared Education in NI which is a relatively novel and pragmatic approach to addressing educational division.

Research Interests

Open to PhD applications in the field of

  • Schools and Conflict
  • Faith schools
  • Education policy

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Research students

PhD Title Citizenship Education in NI and Israel
Name Aline Muff
Years of Study Final
Professional Doctorate Title  Teacher biography and teaching about the past: case studies from NI
Name Claire McAuley
Professional Doctorate Title The international student in Higher Education
Name Catherine Monaghan


Alumni: Where are they now

Name Dr Laura O’Loan
Years of Study Graduated 2017
Country France
Current Position  Director of Pharmacy Training and Development QUB 
Name Dr Marie McLoughlin
Years of Study Graduated 2018
Current Position Professor of Education, National University Ireland Maynooth Dublin 
Name Dr Freda McCormick
Year of Study Graduated 2017
Current Position Personal and Business coach 

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