Biography

Dr. Amanda Haynes is a Professor of Sociology at the University of Limerick, Ireland. Her research interests centre on the analysis of physical, discursive, and classificatory violences, and their relationship to prejudice. Her current interests centre on hate crime, policing, stigma and minority access to justice. She has been published in high-ranking journals such as New Media and Society. Her published works include the edited collections Critical Perspectives on Hate Crime: Contributions from the Island of Ireland (2017, Palgrave Macmillan). Her work has been funded by the European Commission, the Irish Research Council, and the Irish Council for Civil Liberties. Amanda's commitment to her students was recognised twice by the University of Limerick, where she was awarded the Excellent in Teaching Award in 2005 and 2011. Following her service on the executive committee of the Sociological Association of Ireland, she was elected President of the Association for the 2008 term.

Research Interests

My interests centre on the analysis of discursive, classificatory and physical violences, particularly those motivated by prejudice. My current research focuses in particular on gender-diverse persons' experiences of hostility and minorities' access to justice. I am a co-director of the European Centre for the Study of Hate at the University of Limerick. My research has been funded by the European Union and the Irish Research Council.

I am currently engaged in the following funded projects:

(2022) All Island Network for Challenging Hate (with Jennifer Schweppe, Ross Macmillan, Kevin Brown), funded by New Foundations/Shared Island, Irish Research Council.

(2020) 50 Years of LGBTI+ Activism in Ireland: Social Forces and Legal Change (in partnership with GOSHH, with Jennifer Schweppe and El Reid), funded by New Foundations, Irish Research Council.

(2020) NETHATE: Network of Excellence of Training on Hate (led by TCD), funded by
Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (ITN).

My former funded projects include:

(2019) Irish Travellers' Access to Justice (ITAJ) (with Jennifer Schweppe, David Joyce, Sindy Joyce, Margaret O'Brien and Olive O'Reilly), funded by COALESCE Research Fund, Irish Research Council/Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission.

(2017) Call It Hate (multi-partner project led by Universita Studi Di Brescia), funded by European Union.

(2016) National co-ordination team, European Social Survey Round 8 (multi-partner project led by Mary Immaculate College), funded by Irish Research Council.
(2015) LifeCycle of a Hate Crime (multi-partner project led by ICCL) funded by European Commission, DG Justice.

(2015)
Inclusive Policing for Gender Variant Persons: Informing Practice, Policy and Training Developments (with Jennifer Schweppe and in partnership with Transgender Equality Network Ireland), funded by New Foundations, Irish Research Council.

(2014) Monitoring Hate Crime: Analysis and Development of Online Third Party Forms (with Jennifer Schweppe, in partnership with TENI, ENAR (Ireland), Inclusion Ireland and GLEN), funded by New Foundations, Irish Research Council.

(2014) Out of the Shadows: Legislating for Hate Crime in Ireland (with Jennifer Schweppe, James Carr, Nimah Carmody and Shannon Enright and in partnership with the National Steering Group Against Hate Crime), funded by the Irish Council for Civil Liberties.

Professional Activities

Award

  • 2019 - University of Surrey Department of Sociology Visiting International Fellowship
  • 2011 - University of Limerick Teaching Excellence Award
  • 2008 - Very small class commendation for perfect scores on teaching effectiveness
  • 2007 - Very small class commendation for perfect scores on teaching effectiveness
  • 2006 - Very small class commendation for perfect scores on teaching effectiveness
  • 2005 - Teaching Excellence Award (Large Group Teaching)
  • - Commendation for Teaching Effectiveness

Association

  • 2006 Vice President, Sociological Association of Ireland
  • Member, International Network for Hate Studies

Committee

  • 2004 Programme for University Industry Interface,
  • 1899 Sociological Association of Ireland,

Education

  • 2000 University of Limerick - PhD
  • 1997 University College Dublin - Masters in Social Science (Sociology)
  • 1996 University of Limerick - BA European Studies

Peer Reviewed Journals

2009

In the Know

(2009) In the Know. Media, Migration And Public Beliefs. Translocation: Migration And Social Change, Issn

2006

Fear, Framing and Foreigners

Devereux, E; Haynes, A; Breen, MJ (2006) Fear, Framing and Foreigners. International Journal Of Critical Psychology

2006

The Glass Ceiling in IT

Amanda Haynes; (2006) The Glass Ceiling in IT. Encyclopedia Of Gender And Information Technology

2006

The Glass Ceiling in IT

Haynes, A (2006) The Glass Ceiling in IT. Encyclopaedia Of Gender And Information Technology :733-738

Books

Book Chapters

2017

Mapping the Field of Hate Studies on the Island of Ireland

Taylor, Seamus and Haynes, Amanda and Schweppe, Jennifer (2017) Mapping the Field of Hate Studies on the Island of Ireland. London : Palgrave Macmillan UK Critical Perspectives on Hate Crime: Contributions from the Island of Ireland :1-13

2017

Towards an all-Island Approach to Hate Crime in Ireland

Haynes, Amanda and Taylor, Seamus and Schweppe, Jennifer (2017) Towards an all-Island Approach to Hate Crime in Ireland. London : Palgrave Macmillan UK Critical Perspectives on Hate Crime: Contributions from the Island of Ireland :493-502

2016

In the Frame? Discourses of Migration

Haynes, A., Power, M.J., Devereux, E., Dillane, A. and James Carr (2016) In the Frame? Discourses of Migration. London : Rowman and Littlefield Public and Political Discourses of Migration: International Perspectives :xv-xxi

2016

Opportunities for Resistance Through Discourse

Haynes, A., Devereux, E., Carr, J., Power, M. and Dillane, A. (2016) Opportunities for Resistance Through Discourse. London : Rowman and Littlefield International Public and Political Discourses of Migration: International Perspectives :225-232

2016

Print Media Framings of Those Blonde Roma Children

Marron, A., Joyce, A., Carr,J., Devereux, E., Breen, M., Power, M. and Haynes, A. (2016) Print Media Framings of Those Blonde Roma Children. London : Rowman and Littlefield International Public and Political Discourses of Migration: International Perspectives :117-134

2016

Media Discourses of ‘those blonde Roma children' in Ireland

Marron, A., Carr, J., Joyce, A., Power, M.J., Haynes, A. and Michael Breen (2016) Media Discourses of ‘those blonde Roma children' in Ireland. London : Rowman and Littlefield Public and Political Discourses of Migration: International Perspectives

2013

Media Representations, Stigma and Neighbourhood Identity

Haynes, A; Devereux, E; Power, M (2013) Media Representations, Stigma and Neighbourhood Identity. London : Routledge Social Housing, Disadvantage and Neighbourhood Liveability: Ten years of change in social housing neighbourhoods' :190-217

2013

Media representations, stigma, and neighbourhood identity

Haynes A.;Devereux E.;Power M. (2013) Media representations, stigma, and neighbourhood identity. London : Routledge Social Housing, Disadvantage and Neighbourhood Liveability: Ten Years of Change in Social Housing Neighbourhoods :192-218

2006

The glass ceiling in IT

Haynes, Amanda (2006) The glass ceiling in IT. Hersey, PA : IGI Global Encyclopaedia Of Gender And Information Technology :733-738

Edited Books

Other Journals

2006

Media and Migration

Breen, Michael and Devereux, Eoin and Haynes, Amanda (2006) Media and Migration. : UCSIA Dialogue Series

Conference Publications

2019

CRIME LAW AND SOCIAL CHANGE

Haynes, A;Schweppe, J (2019) CRIME LAW AND SOCIAL CHANGE. DORDRECHT : SPRINGER Crime Law And Social Change :307-324

Conference Contributions

2005

ACIS

Haynes A., Devereux E. and Breen M. (2005) ACIS. :*-*

2005

ACIS

Haynes A., Devereux E. and Breen, M. (2005) ACIS. :*-*

2005

ACIS

Haynes A., Devereux E. and Breen M. (2005) ACIS. :*-*

Published Reports

Editorials

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Book Reviews

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Other Publications

2003

North Cork Homelessness Project

Haynes, A; ÓMeachair, G; Devereux, E; Murphy, B; NiCierin, L (2003) North Cork Homelessness Project. Cork : North Cork Homeless Project