Dr Gráinne Kirwan is a Chartered Psychologist and lecturer in Psychology in Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT), teaching on both their Psychological Society of Ireland accredited BSc (Hons) in Applied Psychology and the MSc in Cyberpsychology. She has over twenty years of experience in teaching psychology in two Irish institutions (University College Dublin and IADT) and was an Associate Professor of Psychology at a university in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She has been involved in research with academics from a number of international universities and has given numerous invited presentations, including keynote presentations at conferences both in Ireland and abroad.
Gráinne has served as an external advisor to multiple international universities and is a past chair of the Psychological Society of Ireland’s (PSI) Special Interest Group in Media, the Arts and Cyberpsychology. She has been a recipient of funding in respect of a number of projects, has supervised postgraduate student research and has published extensively in her field of expertise. Gráinne was awarded her PhD by UCD in 2006.