Professor Judith Harford is Vice Principal for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the College of Social Sciences and Law and Deputy Head of the School of Education, UCD. She has published internationally in the areas of the history of women's education, gender and educational leadership and teacher education policy. She is an elected Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, London and a Fulbright Scholar in the Social Sciences. She has been a Visiting Fellow at the University of Cambridge, the University of Toronto and Boston College. Her books include 'The Opening of University Education to Women in Ireland' (Irish Academic Press, 2008); 'Secondary School Education in Ireland: History, Memories and Life Stories, 1922-67' (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015); 'A Cultural History of Education in the Modern Age'(Bloomsbury, 2020) and 'Piety and Privilege: Catholic Secondary Schooling in Ireland and the Theocratic State, 1922-67' (Oxford University Press, 2021).