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Dr. Elaine Moriarty

Assistant Professor (Sociology)
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Elaine Moriarty is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology, School of Social Science and Philosophy. Elaine's teaching and research interests include mobility and migration, race and ethnicity, employment and labour markets, qualitative longitudinal research methods, gender and identity. Elaine is currently researching 'Graduate Careers and Social Mobility' (2020-2021, TRISS Research Fellowship). Her previous research includes 'New forms of mobility and the Portability of Social Protections in Europe' supported by the Trinity Arts and Social Sciences Benefactions Fund (2013-2016), 'Careers, Conjunctures and Consequences - the implications of Polish migration to Ireland for contemporary Irish emigration' research project (supported by the IRC, 2012-2013), a follow up to the 'Migrant Careers and Aspirations' project, a three year study of Polish migrants in the Irish labour market (supported by AIB, 2007-2010). Her most recent publications include (2020) 'Measuring Mixedness: Constructing Sameness and Difference' in Rocha and Aspinall (eds) The Palgrave International Handbook of Mixed Racial and Ethnic Classification, Palgrave Macmillan. (2013) New Mobilities in Europe: Polish Migration to Ireland post 2004 Manchester University Press, UK (with Torben Krings, James Wickham, Alicja Bobek and Justyna Salamonska). Elaine has a B.Soc.Sc from UCC, an M.Phil in Ethnic and Racial Studies from TCD and a Ph.D in Sociology from TCD.
  Globalisation   Identity politics and social change   labour migration   Migration   Race and ethnic studies
 Deskilling among 'new' EU migrants in Dublin
 Irish Women in Europe
 EU mobiles social rights during the Covid-19 pandemic in Ireland
 The social rights of mobile EU citizens in policy and practice
 Graduate Careers and Social Mobility

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Subject Expert (Sociology) for Independent Evaluation Report on an Application for Validation of a new Undergraduate Programme of Education and Training. Carlow College. 2021
Expert Funding Reviewer for National Science Centre (Narodowe Centrum Nauki) Poland 2016
Expert Subject Reviewer on Irish Migration Policies (1946-2010) for the Determinants of International Migration Project (DEMIG), International Migration Institute, Oxford. 2013
Member of International Judging Panel, The Undergraduate Awards. 2016
Expert Reviewer and Review Panel member for the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), Portugese research funding agency. 2012
Expert Evaluator for Funding Applications in Scheme SSH1-02, Social Sciences and Humanities Platform, Vienna, Austria. 2011
Ireland Management Committee Representative on 'Women on the Move' Cost Action (CA19112) 2021-2024. 2020
External Expert in the remote evaluation of proposals for the Cost Action Open Call OC-2021-1 2021
Chair 'Women on the Move' Trinity Exhibition Project, 2024 in association with DFA Irish Abroad Unit and EPIC, Irish emigrant museum 2021
Expert Subject Leader (Sociology) of Project Appraisal Committee for Migration Employability projects, EU Funds Unit, Equality and Integration, Department of Justice and Equality 2016
Expert Evaluator for the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) 2019
Member of Editorial Committee 'Women on the Move' Manchester University Press (https://www.womenonthemove.eu/book-series) 2021
Peer-reviewer for international journals (International Journal of Human Resource Management, International Sociology, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Sociological Research Online, Construction Management and Economics, Journal of International Migration and Integration, Comparative Migration Studies, Journal of International migration and International Citizenship studies) and national journals (Irish Journal of Sociology, Translocations). 2010
Invited subject expert on Irish migration to roundtable with former US congressman Bruce Morrison, Department of Justice, Ireland. 2012
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Women on the Move, Ireland representative on Management Committee, Cost Action (CA19112) 2020
Irish Security Research Network (Serenity) 2020 date
Member of International Sociology Association 2012
Member of European Sociological Association Research Network No. 35 Sociology of Migration 2012
European Sociological Association Research Network No 36: Sociology of Transformations: East and West 2010 date
Sociological Association of Ireland 2001 date
Measuring Mixedness in Ireland: Constructing Sameness and Difference in, editor(s)Zarine L. Rocha and Peter J. Aspinall , The Palgrave International Handbook of Mixed Racial and Ethnic Classification, Cham, Palgrave Macmillan, 2020, pp249 - 265, [Elaine Moriarty], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Elaine Moriarty, Citizen Outsider: Children of North African Immigrants in France, American Journal of Sociology, 125, (1), 2019, p265 - 267, Review Article, PUBLISHED
Alicja Bobek, James Wickham, Elaine Moriarty and Justyna Salamonska , Is money always the most important thing? Polish construction workers in Ireland , Irish Journal of Sociology, 26, (2), 2018, p162 - 182, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
Elaine Moriarty, 'Young Irish Graduates navigating a global workspace after the recession' , Annual Association of Geographers, Boston, MA, 5 April 2017 , 2017, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Elaine Moriarty, 'European mobility rights and national welfare states' protectionism: the end of the European project?', '(Un)Making Europe: Capitalism, Solidarities, Subjectivities', Athens, Greece, 31 August 2017, 2017, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Portability of Social Protection in the European Union: A Transformation of National Welfare Systems? in, editor(s)Anna Amelina, Kenneth Horvath and Bruno Meeus , book An Anthology of Migration and Social Transformation: European Perspectives, Switzerland, Springer International Publishing, 2016, pp201 - 215, [Elaine Moriarty, James Wickham, Alicja Bobek, and Sally Daly], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Elaine Moriarty, 'Mechanism for Exclusion? Social Protection Adjustments in post Celtic Tiger Ireland', European Social Science History Conference, Valencia, Spain, 2 April 2016, 2016, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Large-scale migration in an open labour market: The Irish experience with post-2004 labour moblity and the regulation of employment standards in, editor(s)Magdalena Bernaciak , Market Expansion and Social Dumping in Europe, UK, Routledge, 2015, pp10 - 28, [Elaine Moriarty, Torben Krings, Alicja Bobek, Justyna Salamonska and James Wickham], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Elaine Moriarty, James Wickham, Sally Daly and Alicja Bobek, Graduate Emigration from Ireland: Navigating New Pathways to familiar places, Irish Journal of Sociology, 23, (2), 2015, p71 - 92, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Elaine Moriarty, Researching Migration: Tracing Mobility, Transition and Self Development, Contemporary Irish emigration, St Mary's University, London , 8 July, 2014, Middlesex University, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
  

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Elaine Moriarty, 'Migration, mobility and labour markets', TRiSS - IIEA 'Bitesize' workshop series Migration, Trinity College Dublin, 24 September 2018, 2018, TRISS-IIEA, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Elaine Moriarty, James Wickham, Alicja Bobek, Sally Daly, Learning from Poland: First Reflections, Learning from Poland Report, 3, Dublin: TCD, TCD, 2013, Report, PUBLISHED
Elaine Moriarty, James Wickham, Alicja Bobek, Justyna Salamonska, Walking the link between 'there' and 'here' (with a suitcase at the ready), Newsletter, 3, Dublin, August, 2013, p1 - 4, Report, PUBLISHED
Elaine Moriarty, James Wickham, Alicja Bobek, Justyna Salamonska, Wanderlust, 'A surf at lunchtime' and Graduate Mobility, Learning from Poland Report, 2, Dublin, TCD, March, 2013, p1 - 4, Report, PUBLISHED
Elaine Moriarty, James Wickham, Sally Daly, Alicja Bobek, Justyna Salamonska, Learning from Poland: First Reflections, Dublin, TCD, 2013, p1 - 8, Report, PUBLISHED
Elaine Moriarty, Book Review of Migrations: Ireland in a Globalised World, Review of Migrations: Ireland in a Globalised World , by Mary Gilmartin and Allen White , Manchester University Press, 2013, Review, PUBLISHED
Elaine Moriarty, James Wickham, Alicja Bobek, Justyna Salamonska, Migration and Social Welfare in Post-Celtic Tiger Ireland, Migrant Careers and Aspirations Newsletter, 3, Dublin, TCD, January, 2010, p1 - 4, Report, PUBLISHED
Elaine Moriarty, James Wickham, Alicja Bobek, Justyna Salamonska, Polish migration to Ireland: New Mobilities in an Enlarged EU, Migrant Careers and Aspirations Newsletter, 4, Dublin, TCD, April, 2010, p1 - 4, Report, PUBLISHED
Torben Krings, Alicja Bobek, Elaine Moriarty, Justyna Salamoska, James Wickham, Les migrants polonais dans l'Irlande en crise, Les Mondes du Travail, (7), 2009, p43 - 52, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Torben Krings, Alicja Bobek, Elaine Moriarty, James Wickham, Justyna Salamonska, Labour Migration and the Irish construction sector, CLR News, 2009, Journal Article, PUBLISHED

  

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Award Date
Research Fellowship in Trinity Research in the Social Sciences, University of Dublin 2020
Aurora - Leadership development programme for Women in Higher Education 2017
MA(jo) Trinity College, University of Dublin 2015
Trinity College Postgraduate Award 2004-2006
Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences, Postgraduate Scholarship 2001-2004