St Angela's College, Sligo
Dr Mary Shanahan is a Lecturer in Education (Religious Education) at St Angela's College, Sligo. She is the editor of Does Religious Education Matter? (Routledge, 2017), An Ethics of/for the Future? (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2014), and co-editor of The Taylor Effect (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2010). Mary is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Irish Centre for Religious Education (ICRE), the Executive Committee of the Irish Philosophical Society (IPS), and the Society for Women in Philosophy, Ireland (SWIP-I). Mary's main research interests are: philosophy of maternity and pregnancy, philosophy of friendship, contemporary religious education, and the place of philosophy in schools. In addition, Mary is external examiner for the MA in Religion and Education (Post-Primary) at DCU. She is also a peer reviewer for Peter Lang, Irish Theological Quarterly, International Journal of Philosophical Studies, and Maynooth Philosophical Papers.