Lecturer - BA Child, Youth and Family: Policy and Practice
Danielle Kennan is a Lecturer in the School of Political Science and Sociology. Her post is associated with the BA in Child, Youth and Family: Policy and Practice. Since 2009, Danielle has conducted and published research aligned with the work of the UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre in the Institute for Lifecourse and Society. She is currently Co-Principle Investigator for a specified programme of research within the Research and Evaluation Study of the Tusla Prevention, Partnership and Family Support Programme. This specified programme of research is focused on the extent to which children and young people’s participation in decision-making is embedded in the structures and culture of Tusla - the national Child and Family Agency. Danielle holds a LL.M in Human Rights and Criminal Justice (Queens University, Belfast) and a PhD in Sociology (NUI Galway).