Catherine Stapleton


Dr Catherine Stapleton is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the National Anti-Bullying Research and Resource Centre (ABC), Dublin City University on a project funded by the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC). The project aims to provide guidelines for Inclusive Religious Education based on both teacher and student voice. Her doctoral study was supported by a scholarship from the Irish Research Council and captured the voices of students of minority faith and secular worldviews experiences of a Catholic school ethos. She has extensive experience in education both nationally and internationally. Her roles include lecturer, research methods tutor, thesis supervisor, aid worker and post-primary teacher. Her main research interests are in identity stereotyping and institutional/cultural bullying, Religious Education and Research Methods.

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Identity Stereotyping, Institutional/ Cultural Bullying, Religious Education, Research Methods,

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