I became a qualified social worker in 2004 in Cork, Ireland, and my career has taken me to various countries around the world. In 2015, I achieved my Doctor of Social Work degree from the University of Sussex in the United Kingdom. Following that, I held positions at the University of Gothenburg from 2015 to 2019 and have been working at the University of Malmö since 2019

Publications under review:

  1. Shelter provision as an expression of recognition: Students and teachers supporting Internally Displaced Persons in Ukraine.

In- progress:

  1. Decolonialisation and social work education (Routledge) with Kris Clarke, Michael Yellowbird (Book)
  2. Exploring Relational Strategies: Youth Workers' Experiences in Addressing Social Challenges within Disadvantaged School Settings (Book Chapter)

I am the course director for Disaster Risk Reduction and social work, offered online at MAU and for Studie av sociala förhållanden i ett lokalt perspektiv, (term 1)Social work undergraduate program

I sit on the executive committee for the European Association of Schools of Social Work (EASSW)