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Civic Engagement

Our Staff

DCU in the Community

Our Staff


Professor Ronaldo Munck

Head of Civic Engagement

Ronaldo Munck came to Dublin City University in 2004 as a University Professor and Theme Leader for Internationalisation, Interculturalism and Social Development from the University of Liverpool where he had been Professor of Political Sociology and Director of the Globalisation and Social Exclusion Unit since 1996. Before that he had been at the University of Durban in South Africa as the first post-apartheid Chair in Sociology after a number of years at the University of Ulster. Since 2009 he has acted as Head of Civic and Global Engagement at DCU.


Ms Joanna Ozarowska

Programme Coordinator

Joanna Ozarowska was appointed Student Support and Access Officer at DCU in the Community in July 2010 and Programme Coordinator for the centre in January 2013. Joanna has over 10 years of experience working in education, education management and administration, instructional design, training, and syllabus development in Ireland, Poland and Norway. Joanna obtained her MA degree at Pedagogical University of Krakow, and is currently pursuing a Graduate Certificate in Innovation and Social Enterprise at DCU Ryan Academy. 


Dr Deiric O'Broin

Chair, DCU Civic Engagment Forum

Deiric Ó Broin has been Chief Executive of NorDubCo since August 1999. For some years previously he was employed as an economic policy analyst in the private sector. From 1995-1997 he worked in the Office of Labour Affairs in the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment, and in the Office of the Tánaiste. He is a graduate of the Dublin Institute of Technology, National College of Industrial Relations, UCC where he obtained a MBS, and UCD, where he completed a MA and PhD. He is a full member of the Institution of Economic Development, the professional body for those involved in economic development policy, the Regional Studies Association, the international learned society concerned with analysis of regions and sub national issues.