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Geography & Archaeology
Dr. John McDonagh
Dept. of Geography
Room 122, Arts/Science Building
T: Ext. 2569
John graduated with a BA (Hons) and MA (Hons) from NUI and was awarded a University Scholarship to pursue his PhD at Bristol University in the UK. At Bristol, John studied under Professor Paul Cloke and after completion of his PhD, obtained a permanent lectureship post at University College Northampton. During this time, he was appointed subject leader for an interdisciplinary module on Development while also delivering courses on rural geography and land resource development. He returned to take up a Lectureship post at NUI, Galway and was appointed Acting Head of Department in February 2009 and Head of Department in July 2009.
John’s main research focuses on Rural Geography and Rural Development. Areas of interest include:
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|Building Shared Knowledge in the Northern Periphery||15-JUN-15||31-DEC-15|
|GENERAL JOHN MCDONAGH||01-FEB-12||01-DEC-20|
|THE OPTIONS PROGRAMME AND IRISH FARM FAMILIES J MC||12-MAR-07||31-DEC-12|
|MF2002 MF13 02 M JOHN MCDONAGH||01-DEC-02||29-NOV-04|
|MF2004 MF04 04 JOHN MC DONAGH||01-OCT-04||20-JUL-07|
|DERREG FP7 SSH 2007 1 MCDONAGH||01-JAN-09||31-DEC-14|
|989 MF 69 00 PUBLICATION OF THREE PAPERS||01-JAN-01||29-NOV-04|
|SLIGO CO CO ECON SOC AND CULl PROFILE SLIGO||11-AUG-00||30-APR-04|
|EPA 2005 PHD5 SPI 8 JOHN MCDONAGH||01-SEP-05||30-APR-09|
|938 SLIGO CC SLIGO ATLAS J MCDONAGH||01-MAR-01||20-AUG-07|
|979 HEA C2 SE 4 SOCIAL ECON MAN IRL LA||01-SEP-00||30-SEP-04|
|750 GUF VOL COMM RD MC DONAGH||01-AUG-00||29-SEP-12|
Peer Reviewed Journals
|(2015)|| 'Rural geography III: Do we really have a choice? The bioeconomy and future rural pathways'
McDonagh, J (2015) 'Rural geography III: Do we really have a choice? The bioeconomy and future rural pathways'. Progress In Human Geography, 39 :658-665 [DOI] [Details]
|(2015)|| 'Power, Discourse and Participation in Nature Conflicts: The Case of Turf Cutters in the Governance of Ireland's Raised Bog Designations'
O'Riordan, M,Mahon, M,McDonagh, J (2015) 'Power, Discourse and Participation in Nature Conflicts: The Case of Turf Cutters in the Governance of Ireland's Raised Bog Designations'. Journal Of Environmental Policy & Planning, 17 :127-145 [DOI] [Details]
|(2015)|| 'Transitions in European land-management regimes between 1800 and 2010'
Jepsen, M.R., Kuemmerle, T, McDonagh, J and others (2015) 'Transitions in European land-management regimes between 1800 and 2010'. Land Use Policy, 49 :53-64 [Details]
|(2014)|| 'Rural geography II: Discourses of food and sustainable rural futures'
McDonagh, J (2014) 'Rural geography II: Discourses of food and sustainable rural futures'. Progress In Human Geography, 38 :838-844 [DOI] [Details]
|(2013)|| 'Rural geography I Changing expectations and contradictions in the rural'
McDonagh, J (2013) 'Rural geography I Changing expectations and contradictions in the rural'. Progress In Human Geography, 37 :712-720