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Alice Feldman

Lecturer

School Of Sociology
Newman Building
Belfield
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 7168599
Email: alice.feldman@ucd.ie

Biography

Over the past 15 years, my research and teaching have addressed the social and policy dynamics of ethnic diversity, migration and social change in local, national and international contexts. I have also served in a variety of research and advisory capacities with a number of NGOs and agencies in Ireland involved in interculturalism and integration.

Professional

Honours and Awards

Year: 2006.
Title: (Co-PI) Integration In Ireland: The Experiences of the Lithuanian, Indian, Chinese and Nigerian Communities
Year: 2005.
Title: (PI) Student Diversity at UCD: Implications for University Policy and Practice.
Year: 2004.
Title: Doctoral Supervisor for IRCHSS GOI Fellowship; Diversity, Civil Society and Social Change in Ireland
Year: 2003.
Title: (PI) Diversity & Civil Society in the New Ireland: An Analysis of Activists¿ Accounts of the Anti-Racism Movement
Year: 2003.
Title: (Associate PI) Intergenerational Transmission of Identity in the Border Regions
Year: 2002.
Title: Co-PI; Identity, Diversity and Citizenship
Year: 2002.
Title: Co-PI, Identity, Memory and Meaning in the Twenty-First Century.
Year: 2001.
Title: PI, Research, Development and Critical Interculturalism: A Pilot Study on the Participation of Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Research- and Development-Based Initiatives
Year: 2007.
Title: Postgraduate Intensive Training Programme - European Doctorate on Migration, Identity and Diversity
Year: 1995.
Title: Doctoral Dissertation Grant
Year: 1995.
Title: Doctoral Research Fellowship
Year: 1994.
Title: Doctoral Fellowship
Year: 2008.
Title: (Co-PI) Archaeology in Inner City Dublin: Spatiality, Materiality and Identity Formation Among Dublin's Working Class and Immigrant Communities
Year: 2011.
Title: President's Teaching Award
Year: 2010.
Title: Partner, 5-year Erasmus Mundus Joint European Masters in International Migration and Social Cohesion
Year: 2010.
Title: European Commission Directorate-General for Education & Culture, Best Practice Model

Associations

Association: European Sociological Association, Function/Role: *
Association: Sociological Association of Ireland, Function/Role: *
Association: Executive Committee, Association for Voluntary Action Research in Ireland, Function/Role: *
Association: Editorial Board, Irish Journal of Sociology, Function/Role: *
Association: Social Science Research Centre, UCD, Function/Role: *
Association: International Sociological Association, Function/Role: member
     

Conference Contributions

A. Feldman (2014) Story-Based Approaches to Commemoration Work (Lecture & Workshop). [Invited Lecture], Museums & Memory: Challenging Histories, Waterford, Ireland , 21-FEB-14 - 22-FEB-14.
A. Feldman (2014) Disorienting Disinheritances: Counter-Narratives of Monto Heritages. [Invited Lecture], Queen Mary University of London Geography Fieldschool, Trinity College Dublin , 07-MAR-14 - 14-MAR-14.
A. Feldman (2013) Rendering, Speaking, Knowing: Critical Reflexivity in Arts-Based Research Practice. [Invited Oral Presentation], Pathways to Interdisciplinarity: Creative Praxis and Digital Humanities, Humanities Institute UCD , 19-JUN-14 - 20-JUN-14.
Alice Feldman (2012) ¿Encountering the Other/Migrant: Reflections on the Intersecting Dislocations of Diaspora Space¿. [Invited Oral Presentation], PhotoIreland Festival Symposium - On Migration: Images, Lives and Objects, Dublin , 12-JUL-12 - 12-JUL-12.
Alice Feldman and Romana Khaoury (2012) Lives in Green, White and Black: Whiteness, National Identity and Anti-Racism in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], International Sociological Association Interim Forum, Buenos Aires , 01-AUG-12 - 04-AUG-12.
Alice Feldman (2012) Contemporary Racisms, Problematic Positionalities and Marginalised Voices: The Methodological Challenge. [Other], International Sociological Association Interim Forum, Buenos Aires , 01-AUG-12 - 04-AUG-12.
Alice Feldman and Darcy Alexandra (2012) Encountering ¿Other¿ Stories Through Collaborative Research Practice. [Oral Presentation], Storytelling: Global Reflections, Prague , 13-MAY-12 - 15-MAY-12.
Alice Feldman (2012) Monto Stories: Excavating the Intersections of Race & Class in Dublin's Inner City. [Invited Lecture], Queen Mary University of London Geography Fieldschool, Trinity College Dublin , 13-MAR-12 - 13-MAR-12.
Alice Feldman (2010) Belonging and Not Belonging in Heritage Landscapes - the National and the Everyday. [Invited Lecture], Queen Mary University of London Geography Fieldschool, Trinity College Dublin , 23-MAR-10 - 23-MAR-10.
Alice Feldman (2010) Monto Stories: Making Sense of the Intangibility of Everyday Life Heritage. [Invited Lecture], Brown University Humanities Institute Fieldschool, Offaly , 07-JUN-10 - 07-JUN-10.
Alice Feldman (2010) Doctoral Intensive Programmes: Lessons Learned. [Invited Oral Presentation], National Agency LLP; Erasmus/HEA; International Officers Meeting, NUIM , 24-JUN-10 - 24-JUN-10.
Alice Feldman (2009) Transforming Dissonance: The Creative Dislocations of Glocal Un/belongings in Everyday Life ¿Heritage¿. [Invited Oral Presentation], University of Brighton, Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics, Aesthetics Seminar Series, Brighton , 15-OCT-09 - 15-OCT-09.
Feldman, Alice; (2009) 'Placing Voices, Voicing Places': Community Stories, Multicultural Belongings & Creative Agency'. [National Refereed Conference Paper], Mobility and Creativity: Narrative, Representation and Performance, University of Surrey , 03-JUL-09 - 04-JUL-09.
Alice Feldman and Ian Russell (2009) 'Transforming Dissonance: Glocal Belongings, Multicultural Heritages'. [National Refereed Conference Paper], Glocal Imaginaries: Writing/Migration/Place, University of Lancaster , 09-SEP-09 - 12-SEP-09.
Alice Feldman (2009) Creative Dis/Locations: Mobilising Energies Through Inspired Collaborations. [Other], Mobilities & Creativity: Narrative, Representation and Performance, University of Surrey , 03-JUL-09 - 04-JUL-09.
Alice Feldman (2009) Glocal Dislocations, Multiple Unbelongings and Advanced Marginalities: Re/Thinking Race/Ethnicity in the Migration Age. [Oral Presentation], International Sociological Association, Gothenberg , 07-AUG-09 - 07-AUG-09.
Alice Feldman (2009) MOVING RE/COLLECTIONS: GLOCAL ORIENTATIONS, CREATIVE COLLABORATIONS & CULTURAL SPACES. [Other], Glocal Imaginaries: Writing/Migration/Place, University of Lancaster , 09-SEP-09 - 12-SEP-09.
Alice Feldman (2008) Moore Street: Mapping the Landscapes of Cultural Change in Dublin. [Invited Lecture], Queen Mary University of London Geography Fieldschool, Trinity College Dublin , 01-APR-08 - 01-APR-08.
-; (2007) Past the Last 'Post': Interdisciplinarity and Irish Studies in the New Age of Migration. [Invited Oral Presentation], Cultural Perspectives on Globalisation and Ireland, HII and IT Tallaght, Dublin , 03-NOV-07.
-; (2007) Intercultural Capital: The Transformative impacts of Migrant-Led Civic Mobilisation in Ireland. [Invited Oral Presentation], Trinity Migration Fair, Dublin , 24-SEP-07.
- ; (2007) 'Action Research: Getting Beyond Participation. [Invited Lecture], National Conference on the Participation of Ethnic Minority Communities in Primary Care Planning, Design and Delivery. National University of Galway & Galway Refugee Support Group, Galway , 30-JAN-07.
Feldman, A.; (2006) Migration, 'Race'-Making and New Belongings in Irish Diaspora Space: Towards a Conceptual Framework. [Invited Lecture], Migration, 'Race'-Making and New Belongings in Irish Diaspora Space: Towards a Conceptual Framework, Dublin , 31-MAR-06.
Feldman, A.; (2006) New Encounters in a Multi-Ethnic Ireland: Changing Notions of Identity and Belonging. [Invited Lecture], New Encounters in a Multi-Ethnic Ireland: Changing Notions of Identity and Belonging, University of Ulster , 15-APR-06 - 16-APR-06.
Feldman, A.; (2006) Encounters in a Multi-Ethnic Ireland: Changing Notions of Identity and Belonging'. [Other], Academy of Irish Cultural Heritage, University of Ulster, Derry , 15-MAR-06.
-; (2006) Migration, 'Race'-Making and New Belongings in Irish Diaspora Space: Towards a Conceptual Framework'. [Invited Lecture], Geography Fieldschool Lecture, Queen Mary University of London, Dublin , 31-MAR-06.
-; (2006) New Encounters in a Multi-Ethnic Ireland: Changing Notions of Identity and Belonging. [Invited Lecture], Academy of Irish Cultural Heritage Seminar Series, University of Ulster, Derry , 15-APR-06.
-; (2006) Migration, 'Race'-Making and Social Change in Ireland: Changing Notions of Identity and Belonging in Irish 'Diaspora Space. [Invited Lecture], Centre for International Migration and Ethnic Relations, University of Bergen, Norway , 30-MAY-06.
-; (2006) Integration and Interculturalism. [Invited Lecture], NORFACE Seminar Series, The Challenges of Immigration for Smaller Countries of Europe, University College Dublin, Dublin , 01-DEC-06.
Feldman, A.; (2006) Migration, 'Race'-Making and Social Change in Ireland: Changing Notions of Identity and Belonging in Irish Diaspora Space. [Invited Lecture], Migration, 'Race'-Making and Social Change in Ireland: Changing Notions of Identity and Belonging in Irish Diaspora Space, University of Bergen, Norway , 24-MAY-06.
-; (2005) 'New Communities, Transforming Subjectivities: Shifting States of Belonging in Contemporary Ireland'. [Oral Presentation], Liminal Irish Identities, UCD Dept of English, Dublin , 01-MAR-05.
-; (2005) Social Capital in the Age of Migration: Immigrant-led Civic Organisations, Intercultural Capital and Social Transformation in Irish Society. [International Refereed Conference], Concepts of the Third-Sector, The European Debate: Civil Society, Voluntary Organizations, Social and Solidarity-Based Economy, First European Conference, Paris , 01-JUL-05.
-; (2005) Immigrant/Minority Ethnic-Led Organisations in the North and South of Ireland: A Presentation of Preliminary Research Findings. [Invited Lecture], The Role of Refugee Community Organisations in Representing and Servicing Their Communities, Irish Refugee Council, Dublin , 01-MAR-05.
-; (2005) 'Facing the Other in the Age of Migration: 'Race'-making and Belonging in the 'New' Ireland,. [International Refereed Conference], British Sociological Association, York , 01-MAR-05.
---; (2005) 'Immigrant Communities, Civic Participation and Social Change:Implications for the ' Interculturalist Turn'in Contemporary Irish Research'. [Invited Lecture], Counting, Measuring, Valuing: Four Decades of Social Science Research at UCD, Dublin , 01-MAR-05.
-; (2005) 'The Irish Are Racist, But': New Approaches to Understanding Irish Subjectivities and 'Race'-Making in the 'Age of Migration'. [Invited Lecture], Mphil in Racial and Ethnic Studies Seminar Series, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin , 21-JAN-05.
-; (2004) Cultivating Participation by and Collaboration with New Minority Ethnic Communities and Minority Ethnic-Led Organisation,. [Invited Oral Presentation], Council of Ireland, AGM, Dublin , 05-SEP-04.
-; (2004) The Diversification of Irish Civil Society: The Emerging Field of Minority Ethnic-Led Community and Voluntary Organisations. [Invited Lecture], Fieldschool lecture, Geography Department, University of London, Queen Mary, Dublin , 05-MAR-04.
-; (2004) New' Communities and Diaspora Space in Ireland: The Shifting Terrain of Citizenship and Belonging,. [Keynote Address], Spaces of Citizenship, NIRSA, NUI Maynooth, Maynooth , 03-NOV-04.
-; (2004) 'The Irish Are Racist, But': New Approaches to Understanding Irish Subjectivities and 'Race'-Making in the 'Age of Migration''. [Oral Presentation], Identity, Diversity and Citizenship, Geary Institute , 01-MAR-04.
Feldman, A.; (2004) Ethno-Racism and the Transformation of Collective Identity: The Implications of 'New' Others for the Study of Northern Irish Catholics' Destigmatization Strategies. [Invited Lecture], Ethno-Racism and the Transformation of Collective Identity Conference, Harvard University , 01-FEB-04.
Feldman, A.; (2004) New' Communities and Diaspora Space in Ireland. [Other], The Shifting Terrain of Citizenship and Belonging, Spaces of Citizenship Workshop, NUI Maynooth , 03-NOV-04.
-; (2004) Research as a Public Good: The Role of Responsible Research Practice in Integration and Interculturalism in Ireland. [Invited Oral Presentation], Integrating Ireland Research Forum, Cork , 28-OCT-04.
Feldman, A.; (2004) Immigrant/Minority Ethnic-Led Organisations in the North and South of Ireland. [Invited Lecture], Irish Refugee Council Conference on Refugee Community Organisations, Ormond Hotel, Dublin , 29-OCT-04.
*; (2003) From Post-Colonial Critique to Post-Occidental Paradigm: Indigenous Peoples Mobilisation and the Advancement of New Scholarship. [N/A], Empire, Subjectivity and Political Theory Conference, Trinity College Dublin , 07-JAN-03 - 07-FEB-03.
*; (2003) Religious Identities and the Challenges of Diversity in the North and South of Ireland. [N/A], Old Structures, New Beliefs: Religion, Community and Politics in Contemporary Ireland Conference, Institute for British-Irish Studies, UCD , 01-MAY-03 - 02-MAY-03.
-; (2003) 'Diversity and the Third Sector: The Participation of Minority Ethnic Communities and Organisations in the North and South of Ireland'. [Oral Presentation], Annual Meeting of the Association for Voluntary Action Research in Ireland, Dublin , 01-SEP-03.
-; (2003) 'From Post-Colonial Critique to Post-Occidental Paradigm: Indigenous Peoples' Mobilisation and the Advancement of New Scholarship'. [Oral Presentation], Empire, Subjectivity and Political Theory Conference, Institute for International and Integration Studies, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin , 01-JUL-03.
-; (2003) ''New' Minority Ethnic Mobilisation in Ireland: Using Bourdieu to Analyse the Diversification of Irish Civil Society'. [Oral Presentation], Sociology Association of Ireland Annual Conference, Athlone , 01-APR-03.
*; (2002) New Minority Ethnic Mobilisation in Ireland: Using Bourdieu to Analyse the Diversification of Irish Civil Society. [N/A], Sociology Association of Ireland Annual Conference, April 2003, * , 01-APR-02.
Feldman, Alice, Carmen Frese and Tarig Yousif ; (2002) 'Research, Development and Critical Interculturalism: Elaborating More Participative Approaches for Working with Refugees and Asylum Seekers. [Oral Presentation], Annual Conference, Sociology Association of Ireland, Athlone , 26-APR-02.
Feldman, Alice, Carmen Frese and Tarig Yousif .; (2002) 'Research, Development and Critical Interculturalism: Elaborating More Participative Approaches for Working with Refugees and Asylum Seekers. [N/A], Annual Conference, Sociology Association of Ireland, 26-28 April 2002, * , 26-APR-02 - 28-APR-02.
*; (2001) 'But the Mountain Isn't Even on Indian Land: The Colonial Legacy of Tourism Along Arizona's Old West Highway'. [N/A], . Tourisms: Identities, Environments, Conflicts and Histories. University of Central Lancashire, 21-23 June 2001, * , 21-JUN-01 - 23-JUN-01.
*; (2001) 'Cultivating New Communities: Racism, Interculturalism and Community Development in Ireland (Research in Progress)'. [N/A], Exclusion and Inclusion in Irish Society. Annual Conference, Sociology Association of Ireland, November, 2001, * , 01-NOV-01.
*; (1999) 'The International Indigenous Peoples Rights Movement: The Politics and Pedagogies of Alternative Visions'. [Oral Presentation], Fifth Annual Social Protest and Alternative Futures Conference, Manchester Metropolitan University, March 1999, Manchester, England, Manchester , 01-MAR-99.
*; (1999) 'Making Space at the Nations' Table: The Transformative Strategies of the International Indigenous Peoples Rights Movement'. [N/A], International Sociological Association Social Movement Research Committee Annual Meeting, March 1999, Cork, Ireland, Cork , 01-MAY-99.
*; (1999) Transforming Peoples and Subverting States: Strategies of Cultural Empowerment and State Reification in the International Indigenous Peoples Rights Movement. [N/A], Nationalism, Identity and Minority Rights Conference, University of Bristol, September 1999, * , 01-SEP-99.
*; (1998) 'The Mountain Has Many Faces: Negotiating the Political Geographies of the Mount Graham International Observatory Controversy'. [Oral Presentation], Paper presented as part of the University of Manchester Development Studies Seminar, March 1999, Manchester , 01-MAY-98.
*; (1997) 'Recovering the Sacred Seed: the Critical Pedagogies of Indigenous Natural Law'. [Oral Presentation], Annual Critical Legal Conference, Dublin, Ireland, * , 04-SEP-97 - 07-SEP-97.
*; (1997) 'Not To Be the Oppressor: Confronting Colonialist Pathologies in the Transformative Use of Law'. [N/A], Annual Critical Legal Conference, 4-7 September 1997, Dublin, Ireland, Dublin , 04-SEP-97 - 07-SEP-97.
*; (1996) 'The Second Coming of First Peoples: The Challenges of American Indian Religious Freedom and the Persistence of Colonial Discourse'. [Oral Presentation], Annual meeting of the Law and Society Association, 10-13 July 1996, Glasgow, Scotland, Glasgow , 13-JUL-96.
*; (1995) 'Not By Text Alone: Towards a Multidisciplinary Analysis of Indigenous Peoples' Transformative Strategies in the International Legal Arena'. [N/A], Law and Society Association Annual Conference, June 1995, Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, Ontario , 01-JUN-95.
*; (1995) 'Colonial Discourse, Native America, and Socio-Legal Transformation: The Inevitable Coalescence of American Laws and Literatures'. [N/A], Critical Legal Perspectives Conference, 8-10 September 1995, Edinburgh, Scotland, Edinburgh , 08-SEP-95 - 10-SEP-95.
*; (1994) 'Transforming the Contexts of Colonization: The Negotiation of American Indian Sovereignty'. [Oral Presentation], The annual conference of the Rocky Mountain World History Association, June 1993, Denver, CO, Denver, CO , 01-JUN-94.
*; (1993) 'The Blinding of Enlightened Eyes: Locke's Legacy, American Ideology, and Native American Religious Freedom'. [Oral Presentation], The Annual conference of the Western Governmental Research Association, May 1993, at graduate student research paper awards panel, Annaheim, CA, Annaheim, CA , 01-MAY-93.
*; (1993) 'Transforming the Contexts of Colonization: Negotiating the Social Constructions of American Indian Sovereignty in Federal Indian Policy'. [N/A], Western Political Science Association Annual Conference, March 1994, Albuquerque, NM, Albuquerque, NM , 01-JUN-93.
*; (1992) 'You Know What They Say: The Cultural Role of the Organization in an Institutional Society'. [Oral Presentation], The Annual conference of the International Communication Association, May 1992, * , 01-JUN-92.
 

Employment

Employer: University College Dublin
Position: College Lecturer
Employer: University of Derby
Position: Researcher
Employer: University of Manchester
Position: Honorary Research Fellow
Employer: Queen's University - Belfast
Position: Visiting Lecturer
Employer: Arizona State University
Position: Doctoral Fellow
Employer: Arizona State University
Position: Administrative Assistant and Postgraduate Researcher
Employer: Postgraduate Instructor
Position: Arizona State University
Employer: Securities Industry Software
Position: Technical Writer/Editor
Employer: *
Position: Desktop Publishing Instructor and Publication Specialist
Employer: *
Position: Freelance Graphic Artist

Education

Year 1998 Institution: Arizona State University
Qualification: PhD Subject:
Year 1992 Institution: Arizona State University
Qualification: MA Subject:
Year 1986 Institution: Metro State Coll Denver, CO
Qualification: BA Subject:
   

Outreach Activities

Presentation, Cross-Departmental Committee on Integration Policy, 23 June 2014
Facilitator/Rapporteur, EU INTI Conference on Integration, hosted by the Office of the Minister for Integration, March 2008
with Dr Steven Loyal, Presentation of Evidence, British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Committee Enquiry into the Integration of Newly Arrived Migrants, Leinster House, May 2008
Plenary Speaker, 'Migration: Innovations in Teaching and Research', Universitas 21 AGM and Conference, UCD 2008
Facilitator,Strategic Session on Integration, Tallaght Intercultural Action, May 2007
Facilitator, 'Integration', Tallaght Partnership Thinking Session Series, June 2007
Member, Advisory Board, European Cultural Foundation Project on Intercultural Dialogues. Funded by the Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform. (2007-present)
Member, Advisory Board, CREATE (national development agency for collaborative arts) Project on Diversity and the Arts. Funded by the Arts Council and the Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform. (2007-present)

Partner/Research Advisor, Tallaght Partnership, European Commission INTI action research project ¿Integration through Participation, 2006-8

Research/policy advisory committee, Immigrant Council of Ireland 2004-6

Member, Executive of Africa Centre, 2004-5

Research/policy advisory committee, Integrating Ireland 2003-6

-     Comhlamh representative on the DJELR¿s National Action Plan Against Racism Steering Group, 2002-3; also assisted NGOs in relation to developing written submissions to the NAPAR, I also contributed to the publication of a collective NGO submission and public information document 

-        Facilitator/rapporteur for the National Consultative Committee on Racism and Interculturalism and the DJELR for public National Action Plan Against Racism consultations and wrote the report of the written submissions associated with this process, 2002-3 

Rapporteur & report writer for NGO consultation, Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform, Seminar on Ireland¿s First Report under the UN Convention for the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, July 2003

Workshop Rapporteur, 'Strategies for the Inclusion of Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Local Development', Hosted by the National Consultative Committee on Racism and Interculturalism and Area Development Management, Dublin (2001)

Participant, Second UK Roundtable of the European Monitoring Centre on Racism and Xenophobia and the European Commission Against Racism and Intolerance¿.  London, October (1999)

   

Publications

 

Book Chapters

Feldman, A.; (2008) 'Facing All the Others: The Legacy of Old Identities for New Belongings in Post-Emigration Ireland' In: O'Sullivan, M and B Farago (eds). Facing the Other: Interdisciplinary Studies on Race, Gender and Social Justice in Ireland. *: Cambridge Scholar Press. [Details]
Feldman, A.; (2007) 'Immigrant Civic Mobilisation' In: B. Fanning (eds). Immigration and Social Change in the Republic of Ireland. Manchester: Manchester University Press. [Details]
Feldman, A.; (2007) 'From Post-Colonial Critique to Post-Occidental Paradigm: Indigenous Peoples' Mobilisation and the Advancement of New Scholarship'' In: N. Persram (ed) (eds). Postcolonialism and Political Theory. *: Lexington Press. [Details]
Feldman, A.; (2006) 'Alterity and Belonging in Diaspora Space: Changing Irish Identities and 'Race'-Making in the Age of Migration' In: Yuval-Davis, N., Kannabiran, K. & Vieten, U (eds). The Situated Politics of Belonging. London: Sage. [Details]
Feldman, A.; (2006) 'Social Research and Immigration' In: Fanning, B. & Rush, M (eds). Care and Social Change in the Irish Welfare Economy. Dublin: Ucd. , pp.93-106 [Details]
Weller, Paul, Alice Feldman and Kingsley Purdam ; (2004) 'Muslims and Religious Discrimination in England and Wales' In: J Malik (ed) (eds). Muslims in Europe: From the Margin to the Centre. Munster, Germany:: Lit Verlag. , pp.115-145 [Details]
 

Peer Reviewed Journals

Alice Feldman and Anne Mulhall (2012) 'Towing the Line: Migrant Women Writers and the Space of Irish Writing'. Eire-Ireland, 47 (1/2):201-220. [Details]
Feldman, Alice; (2000) 'Othering Knowledge and Unknowing Law: Oppositional Narratives in the American Indian Religious Freedom Struggle'. Social and Legal Studies, 9 (4). [Details]
Feldman, Alice; (1994) 'Dances With Diversity: American Indian Self-Presentation Within the Re-Presentative Contexts of a Non-Indian Museum'. Text and Performance Quarterly, 14 :1-12. [Details]
Feldman, Alice; (2002) ''Making Space at the Nations Table: Mapping the Transformative Geographies of an International Movement'. Social Movement Studies Journal, 1 (1):31-46. [Details]
Feldman, Alice; (2001) 'Transforming Peoples and Subverting States: A Pedagogical Approach to the International Indigenous Peoples Movement'. Ethnicities, 1 (2):147-178. [Details]
 

Conference Publications

A Feldman; (2008) Integration: Mapping the Terrain Integration - Getting It Right (hosted by Minister for Integration) [Details]

Published Reports

Migration and Citizenship Research Initiative, UCD; (2008) Getting On - From Migration to Integration: Experiences of Chinese, Indian, Lithuanian and Nigerian Migrants in Ireland. Immigrant Council of Ireland, Dublin. Available Online [Details]
A Feldman, D Ndakengerwa, A Nolan and C Frese; (2005) Diversity, Civil Society and Social Change in Ireland: A North-South Comparison of the Role of Immigrant-Led Organisations. Geary Institute, UCD, Dublin. [Details]
Weller, P., Feldman, A., Purdam, K. ; (2001) Religious Discrimination in England and Wales. British Home Office, London. [Details]
           

Reports

Schneider, Anne L., Alice E. Feldman, Phoebe M. Stambaugh; (1993) Commission on the Status of Women: Annual Report to the President. Reports [Details]
Alice E. Feldman; (1994) Job Satisfaction, Evaluation, Recognition, and Career Advancement: A Statistical Summary of the Arizona Board of Regents' 1990 Survey'. Reports [Details]
Feldman, Alice; (1999) Researching Religious Discrimination: Fieldwork Issues and Evaluative Criteria. Reports [Details]
University of Derby; (2000) Religious Discrimination in England and Wales: Executive Summary and Interim Reports. Reports [Details]
Weller, Paul, Alice Feldman and Kingsley Purdam; (2001) Religious Discrimination in England and Wales: Home Office Research Report 220. Reports [Details]
Feldman, Alice, Carmen Frese and Tarig Yousif; (2002) Research, Development and Critical Interculturalism: A Study on the Participation of Refugees & Asylum Seekers in Research- and Development-Based Initiatives - Final Report & Discussion Document. Reports [Details]
Feldman, Alice; (2002) Research in a Diverse Society: A Submission on Behalf of the Social Science Research Centre University College Dublin to the National Action Plan Against Racism. Reports [Details]
NGO Alliance (co-author); (2003) Implementing the Commitments from Durban, South Africa 2001: Recommendations from the NGO Alliance for the Development of Irelands National Action Plan Against Racism. Reports [Details]
Feldman, Alice ; (2003) Developing a Code of Practice for Research and Development Work with Minority Ethnic Communities:Report of a Workshop. Dublin: Reports [Details]
Feldman, Alice; (2003) Towards a National Action Plan Against Racism in Ireland: Report of the Recommendations Made in the Written Submissions to the Consultation Process. Reports [Details]
Feldman, Alice, Deo Ladislas Ndakengerwa, Ann Nolan and Carmen Frese; (2005) Diversity, Civil Society and Social Change in Ireland: A North-South Comparison of the Role of Immigrant/'New' Minority Ethnic-Led Organisations. Dublin: Reports [Details]
                         

Working Paper

Feldman, Alice ; (2003) Beyond the Catholic-Protestant Divide: Religious and Ethnic Diversity in the North and South of Ireland. Dublin: Working Paper [Details]
                                             

Research

Research Interests

Research & Teaching Areas:

  • Migration, Identity and Diversity in Ireland & Europe
  • Social Movements, Civil Society and Ethnic Diversity
  • Research Methods
  • Indigenous Peoples, Colonialism and Self-Determination

Recent/Current Funded Research Programmes:

Migration, Identity and Diversity in Ireland

  • Advancing Interdisciplinary Analysis of Cultural Change in Ireland in the Contexts of Contemporary Migration, Marie Curie Transfer of Knowledge fellowship, 2009, located at the University of Brighton, School of Historical and Critical Studies.
  • Changing Ireland (Revisiting the 1935 Schools Folklore Project and the 1955 Emigration to America Questionnaire). UCD IVRLA Project; PRTLI-3, 2009, CO-PI with Brian Jackson and Anne Mulhall.
  • Community, Heritage and Cultural Change in the New Ireland. UCD Research Seed Funding Scheme; Horizon Scanning. 2008-2009.
  • Placing Voices, Voicing Places: Stories of Clanbrassil Street and the ‘Monto' (co-PI with Pat Cooke UCD Arts Policy, Cormac O'Donnell (Dublin City Council), Tadhg O'Keeffe (UCD Archaeology) and Sarah Tuck (CREATE, the national development agency for collaborative arts); Heritage Council (2008-09)
  • Integration in Ireland: The Experiences of Chinese, Indian, Lithuanian and Nigerian Migrants (co-PI with Mary Gilmartin, Steve Loyal and Bettina Migge). Immigrant Council of Ireland (2006-2008).
  • Migration, Belonging and Social Change in Ireland. Government of Ireland Research Fellowship (2004-05).
  • Changing Irish Identities. Identity, Diversity & Citizenship Research Programme, Co-PI, with Tom Inglis (UCD Sociology) and Jennifer Todd and John Coakley (UCD Politics), HEA PRTLI3 (2002-05)


Ethnic Diversity, Civil Society and Social Research in Ireland

  • Evidence-Based Policy and Practice in Irish Immigration and Integration Policy, Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences (2006-8) Co-PI with Mary Gilmartin
  • Ethnic Diversity and the Transformation of Irish Civil Society: An Analysis of the Emergence of ‘Intercultural Capital'. Royal Irish Academy Third Sector Research Programme. (2005-7).
  • Diversity and Civil Society in the New Ireland: Activist Biographies and Accounts of Anti-Racism. Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences (2004-5)
  • Towards a New Interculturalism in the Irish Third Sector: The Development of Minority- Led Organisations. Royal Irish Academy Third Sector Research Programme & the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust (2003-5)
  • Research, Development and Critical Interculturalism: A Study on the Participation of Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Research- and Development-Based Initiatives. Applied Social Science Research Programme, UCD (2002)

Research Administration and Advisory Work

  • Founder and Co-Director (with Bryan Fanning), Migration and Citizenship Research Initiative, UCD (www.ucd.ie/mcri)
  • Member, Oversight Committee, Humanities Institute of Ireland, UCD
  • Member, Editorial Board, Translocations: Migration and Social Change (Irish on-line, open access journal)
  • Member, International Editorial Board, Social Movement Studies
  • Occasional reviewer, Ethnicities
  • Advisory Committee member, European Cultural Foundation project, 'National Dialogues on Integration' 2008-present, funded by the Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform
  • Advisory Committee member, CREATE (the national development organisation for the collaborative arts) project, 'Cultural Diversity and the Arts' , funded by the Arts Council and the Department of Justice , Equality and Law  Reform.
  • Member, Research and Policy Advisory Group, Immigrant Council of Ireland,  2003-05.

Research Projects

Sponsor : Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHSS)
Title : Developing evidence-based policy and practice in Irish immigration/integration policy
Start Date / End Date : 01-SEP-06 / 01-SEP-08
Sponsor : UCD College of Human Sciences
Title : Advancing Interdisciplinary Approaches to Migration Studies
Start Date / End Date : 01-JUN-08 / 30-NOV-09
Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : Community, Heritage and Cultural Change in the New Ireland: Rendering the Landscapes of Clanbrassil Street
Start Date / End Date : 26-MAY-08 / 01-DEC-09
Sponsor : Royal Irish Academy (RIA)
Title : Ethnic diversity and the transformation of Irish Civil Society: an analysis of the Emergence of 'Intercultural Capital'
Start Date / End Date : 01-SEP-05 / 31-AUG-07
Sponsor : Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHSS)
Title : Diversity and Civil Society in the New Ireland
Start Date / End Date : 01-MAR-04 / 31-OCT-04
Sponsor : Royal Irish Academy (RIA)
Title : Towards a New Interculturalism in the Irish Third Sector: Research on the Development of New Minority Community Organisations
Start Date / End Date : 01-JAN-03 / 03-SEP-03

Recent Postgraduates

Dr Theophilus Ejorh (2009, Sociology, doctoral supervisor)

Dr Carmen Frese (2011, Sociology, doctoral supervisor)

Dr Festus Ikeotuonye (2011, Sociology, doctoral supervisor) 
 
Dr Fidele Mutwarasibo (2010, Sociology, doctoral supervisor)
 
Dr Diane Nititham (2010, Sociology, doctoral supervisor) 
 
Dr Niamh Humphries (2006, Sociology, doctoral supervisor) 


Current Postgraduate Students

Rachele Bezzini, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)   -   Thesis Supervisor
Michal Wolniak, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)   -   Thesis Supervisor

Teaching

 

Modules Coordinated

201400   SOC10040     Sociology: Sociology in Practice
201400   SOC20050     Sociology: Qualitative Research
201400   SOC40600     Sociology: Dissertation
201400   SOC40610     Sociology: Race, Space and Place