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Dr. Colum Foley

Dr. Colum Foley

Assistant Professor of Management, DCU Business School

Dr. Colum Foley

Dr. Colum A. Foley completed a Doctorate in Education through the Institute of Education at DCU. His doctoral thesis was entitled “The Rhetoric Policy Practice Gap: A Study of Online Learning in Irish Higher Education”. He holds a Master’s degree in Management of Operations from DCU specialising in Sustainable Management, and a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from UCC. He has been active across the Higher and Further Education sector for many years most notably lecturing on the Masters Programmes at Open Education in DCU from 2003, taking on the role of Programme Director for the Postgraduate Programmes in 2013, until 2020 when he moved to DCU Business School. Colum worked in industry for over 25 years holding a variety of operations management, training and consulting roles. He was co-ordinator of DCU Connected University of Sanctuary Scholarships, is a blind soccer coach with the FAI/ Bohemians F.C., and a member of DCU Campus Choir.