Helen Maher

Lecturer in Citizenship and Community Studies
Email: hmaher@carlowcollege.ie 
Phone:  (059) 9153214 


B.A. (University College Dublin); M.A. (Bradford University); Ph.D. Candidate (Dublin City University)

Areas of Interest

Helen Maher is a lecturer in Citizenship and Community Studies at Carlow College. She has extensive experience working in a variety of non-governmental, community development and community education settings in Ireland and internationally. Her research and teaching interests include gender, conflict and post-conflict reconstruction; the gendered nature of citizenship and democracy; social movement activism and participatory peace-building processes.  She lectures in citizenship, equality, development, conflict resolution, globalisation and social movements alongside a range of community studies modules. She is currently leading a three-year E.U. Strategic Partnership on Gender, Citizenship and Migration under the Erasmus+ programme. She is also completing her Ph.D. at DCU on ‘The gendered nature of citizenship in the transition to democracy in South Africa, 1990 – 1999’. For Maher’s ‘Recent Academic Activity’, please click [here]