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Deirdre O'Connor

Lecturer/Assistant Professor
School of Agriculture and Food Science
01 716 7706
University College Dublin, School of Agriculture and Food Science, Agriculture and Food Science Belfield Dublin 4

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Dr. Deirdre O’ Connor is Lecturer in Resource Economics in the School of Agriculture and Food Science, University College Dublin. Her research interests include agricultural and rural policy analysis, with particular reference to the impact of EU policy on rural communities; food policy – especially the issue of food poverty in Ireland and agri environmental policy analysis in the Irish and European context. Her consultancy and research assignments include commissions from a number of national and international organisations such as the European Commission, the Organsiation for Economic Co-Operation and Development, a range of national statutory agencies and the community and voluntary sector.


  • Teaching Assistant
    Trinity College Dublin30 Dec 1999 - 30 Dec 1999


  • Consultant
    OECD30 Dec 1999 - 30 Dec 1999
  • Research Assistant
    ESRI Dublin30 Dec 1999 - 30 Dec 1999


  • BA
    Trinity College Dublin
  • PhD
    Trinity College Dublin