Dr Perry Share
Dr Perry Share Project Manager, Connacht Ulster Alliance, Ireland Perry was appointed Project Manager to the CUA in February 2017. The CUA is an alliance of the Institutes of Technology of Letterkenny, Sligo and Galway-Mayo, located in the northwest and west of Ireland. Its objective is to become one of Ireland’s new generation of Technological Universities. Prior to taking up this position, Perry was Head of School of Business and Social Sciences at the Institute of Technology, Sligo – where he has worked for two decades. He is a sociologist with interests in food and eating, professionalisation and the social professions, evidence and policy and, most recently, in the pedagogical implications of social robotics. He is also the author/editor of leading Irish texts in sociology and social care practice. Prior to joining IT Sligo Perry was lecturer in sociology at Charles Sturt University, NSW, Australia and also taught at La Trobe and Monash universities in Melbourne. He is a member of the Irish Social Work Registration Board and a former member of the Social Sciences Committee of the Royal Irish Academy.