Prof Mark Morgan
Prof Mark Morgan is Emeritus Cregan Professor of Education and Psychology in DCU School of Human Development and a Research Fellow in DCU Anti-Bullying Centre. He completed has also completed a term as co-director of Growing Up in Ireland (the National Longitudinal Study of Children). He is a graduate of the London School of Economics and a post-doctoral Fellow of Stanford University He has been Head of Education and Dean of Education at St Patrick’s. His research has mainly been in areas of motivation, literacy, evaluation of prevention programmes, and educational disadvantage. He has carried out several evaluations of programmes for Government Department including the Dept of Education, Dept of Children and Dept of Justice. A number of these have specifically focused on interventions to address educational disadvantage.
His recent work has focused on understanding influences on teachers’ careers with a particular focus on resilience. He has a particular interest in adult learning and is a member of the steering group of the Age-Friendly University. In addition, he has had an input into courses for teachers who are contemplating transitions in their careers, on behalf of the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation. He is the author of over 80 scholarly publications and has completed evaluations of several programmes.