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Dr Majella McSharry

Human Development

Name: Dr Majella McSharry
Department: Human Development
Role: Academic Staff
Phone Number: 01 884 2249
Email Address: majella.mcsharry@dcu.ie
Room: Mov54
Campus: DCU St Patricks Campus

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Biographical Details

Dr. Majella McSharry is a lecturer in Sociology at the School of Human Development. She is currently the Chairperson of the Professional Master of Education (DC905 PME Post Primary). She is an executive member of the National Anti Bullying Research and Resource Centre, the Regional Centre of Expertise in Education for Sustainable Development (RCE Dublin) and the Ubuntu Network. She has worked as a secondary school teacher and previously as a lecturer at Maynooth University, the National College of Art and Design and St. Patrick's College Drumcondra. Majella currently teaches in the areas of Sociology of Education, Research Design and Civic, Social and Political Education. Her main research area is concerned with the construction and articulation of gender through embodied praxis, with a particular focus on school sport, uniform and discourses of deportment.  

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