Susan Morgan is a Lecturer in the School of Sociology and Applied Social Studies at Ulster University. She has been part of the Community Youth Work team since 2004. Before that she was spent 10 years as a practitioner working with young people and communities across Northern Ireland with a specific focus on informal education; civic engagement; work with girls and young women; gender equality and gender conscious practice.
Susan has taken a leading role in the development and delivery of Professional training in Community Youth Work. Her teaching disciplines include gender; conflict transformation; youth work in diverse societies: management, supervision and leadership; interpersonal skills; reflective practice and critical thinking and the development and management of international placements for students to destinations such as South Africa and Australia.
She takes an active role in the support and development of the vibrant Community Youth work sector in Northern through mentoring and facilitation, development of knowledge exchange seminars and engagement with the sector in support of widening access and participation for those underrepresented in higher education.
Her local and international research interests include work with girls and young women in informal settings; work with street connected children internationally and work with young people in conflict societies.