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Dr. Clare O'Hagan

Biography


I am an academic and researcher based at the University of Limerick working in the area of gender. I am currently researching women's under-representation in Science Technology Engineering and Maths disciplines. My area of focus is gender and employment, as well as having a keen interest in management and organisation behaviour. I am working as a Research Fellow on FESTA (FP7 EU Science-in-Society) project with 7 EU partners and have just completed a monograph (Cork University Press) on the inequalities and privileges experienced by ‘Working Mothers' in Ireland.

Motivated and experienced researcher and lecturer in Sociology, Women's Studies, Management and Human Resources.


Awarded the prestigious Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHSS) Scholarship to pursue Ph.D research.


Considerable teaching practice with demonstrated expertise in practice-led teaching-led research.


Fifteen

years management experience in Human Resources in manufacturing and service Fortune 500 organisations.

Research Interests


My research and teaching interests include Equality and Diversity, Gender, Feminism, Sociology, Business Management, Human Resource Management and Organisation Behaviour.

Teaching Interests

Considerable teaching/lecturing expertise and experience in CIT, University of Limerick, Griffith College, and FAS as well as supervision of postgrad students. Modules include sociology, women's studies, feminist thought, business management, human resource management, leadership and organisation behaviour. For four years I developed and delivered Business Administration and Management Programmes at the Cork Training Centre.

Professional Activities

Association

  • 2011 Fellow, Irish Institute of Training and Development
  • 2008 Member, Feminist and Women's Studies Association UK and Ireland
  • 2006 Member, Motherhood Iniatitive for Research and Community Involvement
  • 2005 Member, Sociological Association of Ireland
  • 1999 Chartered Member, Institute of Personnel and Development

Award

  • 2004 - Postgraduate Scholarship

Publications

Books

2015

Complex Inequality and "Working Mothers"
Clare O'Hagan
(2015) Complex Inequality and "Working Mothers"
University College Cork : Cork University Press

Book Chapters

2006

‘Ideologies of Motherhood and Single Mothers.'
M. C. Ramblado-Minero and A. Pérez-Vides (Eds)
(2006) ‘Ideologies of Motherhood and Single Mothers.'
In Single Motherhood in Twentieth Century Ireland: Cultural, Historical and Social Essays; London and New York : The Edwin Mellen Press

Peer Reviewed Journals

2015

'Excellence in university staff evaluation: a problematic reality?
O'Connor, P. and O'Hagan, C.
(2015) 'Excellence in university staff evaluation: a problematic reality?
In Studies In Higher Education;
DOI: 10.1080/03075079.2014.1000292
[ULIR]

2014

Broadening the intersectional path: revealing organizational practices through 'working mothers' narratives about time'.
O'Hagan, C.
(2014) Broadening the intersectional path: revealing organizational practices through 'working mothers' narratives about time'.
In Gender, Work & Organisation;
DOI: 10.1111/gwao.12056

Other Journals

2012

'Who Cares?: The Economics of Childcare in Ireland
O'Hagan, C.
(2012) 'Who Cares?: The Economics of Childcare in Ireland
In Journal of the Motherhood Initiative. Special Edition: Mothers and the Economy: The Economics of Mothering"; pp. 203-217
[ULIR]

Conference Publications

2014

Eighth Gender Equality in Higher Education Conference, Vienna 3rd-5th September
O'Connor, P. and O'Hagan, C.
(2014) Eighth Gender Equality in Higher Education Conference, Vienna 3rd-5th September
Vienna

2012

Gender Work and Organisation
C O'Hagan
(2012) Gender Work and Organisation

2012

Intersecting Family Lives, Locales and Labours. London South Bank University
C. O'Hagan
(2012) Intersecting Family Lives, Locales and Labours. London South Bank University

2011

Sibeal: Irish Feminist and Postgraduate Studies Network 5th Annual Conference
C O'Hagan
(2011) Sibeal: Irish Feminist and Postgraduate Studies Network 5th Annual Conference

2009

Sociological Association of Ireland Annual Conference
C O'Hagan
(2009) Sociological Association of Ireland Annual Conference

2008

Exploring Mothers: Discourses, Representations and Practices of Mothering Conference, UCC
C. O'Hagan
(2008) Exploring Mothers: Discourses, Representations and Practices of Mothering Conference, UCC

2007

Mothering in Contemporary Ireland, Women's Studies Conference, University College Cork
C. O'Hagan
(2007) Mothering in Contemporary Ireland, Women's Studies Conference, University College Cork

2007

Becoming (M)Other. Sibeal Irish Feminist and Gender Studies Postgraduate Network Conference
C. O'Hagan
(2007) Becoming (M)Other. Sibeal Irish Feminist and Gender Studies Postgraduate Network Conference

2007

Irish Feminist Thought Conference University College Galway
C. O'Hagan
(2007) Irish Feminist Thought Conference University College Galway

2007

Sociological Association of Ireland Annual Conference
C. O'Hagan
(2007) Sociological Association of Ireland Annual Conference

2007

New Research in Irish Feminism Conference. Trinity College Dublin,
C. O'Hagan
(2007) New Research in Irish Feminism Conference. Trinity College Dublin,

2005

Women's Studies Postgraduate Conference, University College Cork
C. O'Hagan
(2005) Women's Studies Postgraduate Conference, University College Cork

2005

New Research in Irish Feminism Conference. Trinity College Dublin
C. O'Hagan
(2005) New Research in Irish Feminism Conference. Trinity College Dublin

2005

Sheffield Hallam University - Invited Lecture
C. O'Hagan
(2005) Sheffield Hallam University - Invited Lecture

2005

Sociological Association of Ireland Annual Conference
C. O'Hagan
(2005) Sociological Association of Ireland Annual Conference

2004

Hope Foundation Conference - Invited speaker
C. O'Hagan
(2004) Hope Foundation Conference - Invited speaker

2004

Unmarried mothers in Twentieth Century Ireland: Cultural Reflections. University of Limerick,
C. O'Hagan
(2004) Unmarried mothers in Twentieth Century Ireland: Cultural Reflections. University of Limerick,

2004

Feminism Contesting Globalization, University College Dublin.
C. O'Hagan
(2004) Feminism Contesting Globalization, University College Dublin.

2001

IIR conference, Dublin - Invited Speaker
C. O'Hagan
(2001) IIR conference, Dublin - Invited Speaker

Other Publications

2012

Parenting out of control: Anxious Parents in Uncertain Times.
Margaret K Nelson
(2012) Parenting out of control: Anxious Parents in Uncertain Times.
In Journal of the Motherhood Initiative 2 (2) ; pp. 292-294