Dr Anne Marie Kavanagh


Anne Marie Kavanagh (PhD, FHEA) is an Assistant Professor of Ethical & Intercultural Education in the School of Human Development, DCU and a Research Fellow at DCU Anti-Bullying Centre. A former primary teacher, she supports student teachers at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in developing their pedagogical content knowledge and confidence in the curricular area of Ethical Education.

In 2021, her first co-edited book (with Prof Fionnuala Waldron & Dr Benjamin Mallon) ‘Teaching for Social Justice and Sustainable Development Across the Primary Curriculum’ was published by Routledge. This volume supports educators to teach for social justice and sustainability across a wide range of curricular subjects at primary level. Her second co-edited book ‘Beyond single stories: Changing narratives for a changing world’ (with Dr Amy Allen & Dr Caitríona Ní Cassaithe) is due to be published by Routledge in late 2023.

Research Areas

Anne Marie researches and publishes in the areas of social justice education, climate justice education, ethical education, intercultural education, human rights education and global citizenship education.