Professor John Geary

Professor John Geary

Head of the Human Resource Management and Employment Relations Group

John Geary is Full Professor of Employment Relations and Human Resource Management at the School of Business, University College Dublin and Honorary Professor at the Marco Biagi Foundation, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy. He is currently Subject Area Head for the Human Resource Management and Employment Relations Group in UCD's School of Business. John is a graduate of the University of Maynooth and obtained his doctorate (Sociology) at Nuffield College, University of Oxford.

Dr Maria Belizón

Dr Maria Belizón

Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management

Maria is Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management in the UCD College of Business and works in the Human Resource Management and Employment Relations Subject Area since 2015. She holds a PhD in Management and an MSc in International Management and Global Business from the University of Limerick. Her core research and teaching focus on HR Analytics, international HRM, and industrial relations in multinational companies (MNCs). She is Academic Lead for the HR Analytics Think Tank, a private-academic partnership based in London, dedicated to researching the practice of HR and People Analytics.

Dr Patrick Gallagher

Dr Patrick Gallagher

Postdoctoral researcher member of the UCD Working in Ireland Survey team

Dr Patrick Gallagher is a member of the UCD Working in Ireland Survey team. He is also a postdoctoral researcher working on the HECAT team at Waterford Institute of Technology. HECAT is a European consortium bringing together leading experts in unemployment and data science to develop and pilot a disruptive technology to support labour market decision making. Dr Gallagher's expertise ranges from higher-level macro-economic and social models to public policy, particularly public employment service, industrial relations and working conditions, combined with experience working and lecturing in sociology, social policy, and criminology. In 2018, Patrick completed his PhD thesis titled Financialisation and the politics of growth in Denmark and Ireland at Maynooth University while working on the ERC funded project New Deals in the New Economy, investigating the changing nature of workplace bargains across Europe.

Mr Ciarán Nugent

Mr Ciarán Nugent

Doctoral candidate and research member of the UCD Working in Ireland Survey team

Ciarán Nugent is an economist at the Nevin Economic Research Institute. He is a PhD candidate with the Department of Sociology in Maynooth University where he is researching social mobility, skills mismatch and returns to education. Ciarán also lectures in the Political Economy of the Welfare State for the Department of Applied Social Studies in Maynooth and is a director with GEMS NI. He graduated with an MA in Economics and BA in International Politics from NUI Maynooth.

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