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Primary Department
School of Human Development
Academic Staff
Amalee Meehan
Phone number:
01 700
St Patrick's Campus
Room Number
SPC M 107

Academic biography


Amalee Meehan is Assistant Professor of Religious Education at the Institute of Education, DCU. She teaches on the Bachelor of Religious Education (BRelEd) and is a guest lecturer on the Doctor of Education (EdD) programme and with the Church of Ireland Centre, DCU. 

An Associate Researcher at the National Anti-Bullying Research and Resource Centre (ABC) at DCU, Amalee is on the management team of the COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) project TRIBES Transnational Collaboration on Bullying, Migration and Integration in Second-Level Schools.

As Associate Researcher with the Mater Dei
Centre for Catholic Education (MDCCE), DCU, Amalee has established a ‘community of practice’ of students pursuing doctoral studies in the broad field of Catholic education.  She explains 'the best way to undertake study at this level is in the company of others, so we are really delighted to gather doctoral students together as a community of practice and host them in our beautiful space The Well in the Mater Dei Centre for Catholic Education, St Patrick's Campus, DCU'.  Anyone interested in joining this group should contact Amalee at

Amalee’s publication profile ranges from theology and spirituality to education, religious education, wellbeing and inclusive education, as well as identity based b

Research interests

spirituality of teaching and learning
sustaining teachers
school/education ethos