Biography: Declan Fahie is Lecturer in Education and Director of School Placement on the Professional Masters in Education. He has published nationally and internationally on workplace bullying in schools, qualitative research methodologies, teacher effectiveness and queer issues in education. Declan has provided training for a number of trade unions and NGOs on workplace conflict, and has presented papers at international peer-reviewed education and bullying conferences. As well as receiving doctoral funding from the Irish National Teachers Organisation (INTO) and UCD's Seed Funding Scheme, in 2012 Declan was also awarded a prestigious two year Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship from the Irish Research Council (IRC). In 2014, Declan also received a Royal Irish Academy (RIA) mobility award to travel as Visiting Scholar to the Centre for Lesbian and Gay Studies at the City University of New York (CUNY).