Linda joined the School of Education as a Senior Lecturer in Education in Early Childhood in 2018.
Dr Linda Mahony has over 20 years’ experience in early years' education. Linda is a leader in her field of research and has presented at seminars and lectures related to her research interests both nationally and internationally in schools, Universities, and at conferences. Her field of research links closely with her vast classroom experience and her in-depth insight into the lived experiences of teachers. Her research predominantly focuses on teacher pedagogy and teaching practice that promotes wellbeing and learning.
Her particular interests are teachers’ pedagogical practices with children and families experiencing parental separation and divorce and other family disruption; pre-service teacher experiences straddling multiple policies during practicum placement; social emotional learning and wellbeing; and English, language and literacy.