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Ursula Barry

Associate Professor

School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice


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University College Dublin, School of Social Policy Social Work and Social Justice, Sheehy-Skeffington Building Belfield Dublin 4

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Profile: Associate Professor, School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice. Head of Subject: Gender Studies. Director: MA and Graduate Diploma in Gender Studies Co-Director: UCD Centre for Gender, Feminisms and Sexualities (CGFS) Research Interests: Specialising in social economics with a particular focus on gender, equality and public policy in Ireland in an EU context. Independent researcher and policy analyst for over twenty-five years encompassing individual research as well as commissioned research for government departments, statutory agencies, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO's) and European Union (EU). Teaching: Responsible for taught Postgraduate Courses MA and Graduate Diploma in Gender Studies. Part of an interdisciplinary teaching and research team providing PhD, Masters, Graduate Diploma, undergraduate and certificate courses in Gender Studies and Equality Studies. MA: Gender and Globalisation; Gender Theory - Critical Themes; Reproductive Justice and Sexualities Undergraduate: Exploring Gender


  • Assistant Programme Manager
    National Board for Science and Technology, Economic and Social Impact of New Technologies, Dublin 4, Ireland1 Sep 1993 - 31 Aug 2018


  • BA
    Trinity College Dublin
  • Dip Planning & Development Ec
    Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) IRL
  • MA
    Trinity College Dublin