Benjamin Mallon is Assistant Professor in Geography Education in the Institute of Education, Dublin City University. Ben has expertise in geography, global citizenship and sustainability education and coordinates and teaches undergraduate and postgraduate modules across the Institute of Education. He is co-director of the DCU Centre for Human Rights and Citizenship Education.
Research interestsBen researches and teaches in the areas of Geography Education, Education for Sustainability and Global Citizenship Education, with a particular focus on pedagogical approaches which address conflict, challenge violence and support the development of peaceful and sustainable societies. Current research projects include:
- an exploration of the potential of geography education to contribute towards peacebuilding processes.
- a national survey exploring teacher's attitudes towards and perspectives of global citizenship education
- a quantitative analysis of children's rights within post-conflict peace agreements.