Dr Mags Liddy

International Development

Rowan House


Mags Liddy is senior tutor for the MA in International Development. Mags completed her PhD thesis at the University of Limerick in Ireland exploring the capacity of overseas volunteering as a professional development experience, examining its impact on volunteers’ professional lives and identity. Her PhD research focuses on overseas volunteering as a form of social learning on global citizenship, where participants engage in a process of professional development in a different cultural and social context. Mags wider research interests include globalisation and identity, activism and social change. For five years she worked on an education sustainable development research project called the Ubuntu Network, and lectured on global development, environment and citizenship topics with to B.Ed. students at UL