Rev. Prof. Anne Lodge (B.Ed, M.Ed, PhD, PGDipStat, Cert Theol Min) is the Director of the Church of Ireland Centre (CIC) in the DCU Institute of Education. The CIC was established under the legal agreement between DCU and CICE enabling the incorporation of the latter into the University on 1st October 2016. Prof. Lodge was Principal of the Church of Ireland College of Education from 2009 until the date of incorporation. Between 2012 and 2016 she played a key role in the complex tasks involved in the incorporation of the College into a University setting as required by changes to State policy with regard to the delivery of initial teacher education. Prior to that she was a Senior Lecturer in Maynooth University. Her lecturing and research interests are in the areas of equality, educational culture and ethos, and individual and community identities and relationships. Prof. Lodge is a member of the School of Policy and Practice in the DCU Institute of Education.