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Dr Seán Henry

BA Education and joint honours programmes

Secondary, Further Education & Training

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Department: Secondary, Further Education & Training

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I have been working as a Lecturer in Education at Edge Hill University since July 2022.

Alongside my colleague, Dr Carol Darbyshire, I currently act as Co-Programme Leader for the Department’s BA Education and Joint Honours programme, as well as EDI Lead for the Department.

I previously worked as an Assistant Lecturer in Philosophy of Education at Maynooth University, and as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Research Centre on Inclusive and Equitable Cultures, Technological University Dublin. 

I serve on various committees at Edge Hill University, including the Education Research Ethics Committee and INPE Conference Organising Committee. 


Research Interests

I have research interests in: religion and education; sexuality, gender, and education; and philosophy of education. 

I currently supervise Masters and doctoral students in these areas, and welcome inquiries from prospective students. 


I teach modules in: education studies; educational research methods; religious studies research methods; gender, sexuality, and Christianity; and controversies and challenges in religion.