Roisin P. Corcoran is an Associate Professor of Education and Director of Graduate Studies at the School of Education, University College Dublin. She is the Founder of IRINSTITUTES. Prior to her appointment at UCD, she was an Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins University and a Postdoctoral Fellow at Yale University, two of America’s premier universities. Professor Corcoran is the recipient of numerous scholarships, grants and awards for her research. She is the elected chair-past of the American Educational Research Association’s social and emotional learning special interest group and serves on the Expert Advisory Research Board for the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL).