Our aim is to promote social justice both locally and globally, using interdisciplinary, feminist and egalitarian approaches to learning.
Postgraduate programmes in Equality Studies and Women's Studies, Undergraduate modules in the UCD Horizons programme, Outreach and Continuing Professional Development programmes in Equality Studies and Women's Studies, a dynamic, interdisciplinary research programme.
We also host UCD’s Egalitarian World Initiative, a network of over 100 scholars from across the university who are working on social justice issues.
Our interdisciplinary programmes cover a wide range of equality, feminist, human rights and global justice issues. Our programmes are flexible. To facilitate part-time students, many classes are offered in the evening. There are progression routes from one qualification to the next. Our graduates can be found working in every sector. They include government ministers, community activists, home carers, educators, artists, health care professionals, farmers, police, civil servants and journalists
The UCD School of Social Justice is delighted to welcome Robin Kathelynn Wonsley, Thomas J Watson Fellow and Posse Scholar, Carleton College Chicago, to the School. Robin will undertake the Irish phase of her research on 'Life Beyond Bars: Rehabilitative and Reintegration Services in Ireland’s, Norway’s, Canada’s, and Ghana’s Penal Systems' while in the School of Social Justice. She plans to study each country's anti-recidivist policies and practices focusing especially on incarcerated women. She will examine women's journeys within their countries’ penal systems, focusing on their reintegration programmes and support organizations.
The Women’s History Association of Ireland in association with the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, UCD Women’s Studies & Mater Dei Institute of Education (DCU) has issued a call for papers for the 'Cumann na mBan 100 Conference: 1914-2014'