Dr. Siobhán Lucey received her PhD from the University of Glasgow. She is a Senior Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy and an Erasmus+ DELTA scholar. She is also an alumni of the Advance HE Aurora programme for female leaders. She returned to UCC in 2017 after working at the University of Stirling. She is an experienced lecturer in Economics and has held visiting scholar positions at the University of Edinburgh, University of St. Andrews, University of Dundee and University of Strathclyde. Her academic and research interests include applied econometrics, the economics of crime and education economics.