Paul Donnelly (PhD, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA) is Professor of Management and Organisation Studies at Technological University Dublin. Prior to academia, he worked in various management positions with Telecom Éireann (now eir).
With an affinity for exploring management and organisation through the lenses of critical management studies, and working with qualitative methodologies, Paul’s research seeks to understand the experiences and practices of people and groups at the margins of management and organisation research. Also, he has interests in economic/industrial development and the changing world of work. His research has appeared in international journal articles, book chapters, and edited book volumes, been presented at conferences (national and international), and been published in media articles and blogs.
Paul is both a Fulbright Fellow (University of Massachusetts Amherst) and a Taiwan Fellow (visiting scholar at the Institute of Sociology at Academia Sinica, National Taiwan University), and is President Emeritus of the Irish Fulbright Alumni Association. He currently serves as Deputy Chair and Independent Non-Executive Director of the Ireland-United States Fulbright Commission and as Vice Chair and Independent Non-Executive Director of Transparency International Ireland. He has served as an Independent Expert and Council Member of the National Economic and Social Council (2018-2022), Co-Chair of the Critical Management Studies Division of the Academy of Management (2014-2019), and Co-Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee of the Academy of Management (2018-2020).