Date of Birth: May 20th. 1930
Place of Birth: Cardiff, South Wales, Great Britain
1952 B.A.(Hons), University College of Wales, Cardiff History Honours, English Major, Economics Minor.
1953 Diploma in.Education, University College of Wales, Cardiff.
1959 M.A., Sociology. University College of Wales, Cardiff.
1968 Ph.D., Sociology, University of Louvain, Belgium.
1992-1994 Advanced Graduate Courses, Graduate School of Business, De Paul University, and the University of Illinois,Chicago.
Six Advanced Courses in Marketing completed in December 1994.
1991 Full Membership, Market Research Society, London, U.K.
1990 - to present Director, International Business Studies, Dominican University, River Forest, IL
1986 -1989 Associate Director, Research and Marketing Ltd.,Cardiff, U.K.
1975- 1985 Senior Lecturer and Chair, Dept. of Sociology and Social Anthropology, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, UK
1967-1975 Principal Lecturer and Head of Department of Sociology and Joint Director. Professional Studies, Trinity and All Saints Colleges, University of Leeds, UK
1965 -1967 Research Director, Centre for Socio-Religious Studies, University of Louvain, Belgium.
1963 -1965 Senior Lecturer in Social Studies, Sedgely Park College, Manchesrwe, UK
1960 -1963 Head of Dept. of History, St. Illtyd's College, Cardiff. UK
1954 -1960 Senior History Master, The Fitzalan High School,Cardiff, UK
1953 -1954 Flying Officer, Royal Air Force.
OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE:
1981 -1982 Two semesters as Visiting Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA.
1977 -1979 (September -May). Visiting Professor, Loyola University, Chicago.
1973 -1974 ( First Semester).Visiting Professor, Loyola University, Chicago.
1968 -1971 ( Summer Sessions). Visiting Lecturer, Loyola University of Chicago.
1960 - 1963 Lecturer, Dept.of Extra - Mural Studies, University College of Wales, Cardiff,U.K.
1989 -to present Research Consultant to EURUS.Inc.,Chicago, IL
1989 -to present Research Consultant to the Alister Hardy Research Centre, Westminster College, Oxford, UK
1967-1976 Education Consultant to Guardian Business Services Ltd. (A branch of the Guardian Newspaper Group) London, UK
OTHER ADMINISTRATION EXPERIENCE:
1967 -1971 Member of Social Sciences Committee, The Schools Council of England and Wales. (A National Government Council)
1967 -1973 Member and Secretary of the Board of Governors, St. Mary's High School, Menston, Yorkshire, England, UK
1968 -1970 Member of the Board of the Faculty of Education, University of Leeds, UK
1971 -1973 Chairman, Institute of Education Board of Social Studies, University of Leeds, UK
1975 -1977 University representative, Northern Ireland General Certificate of Education Examinations Board.
1983 -1985 Member of the Economic and Social Science Committee, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin, Republic of Ireland.
1990 -to present Member of the Marketing Committee, the International Studies Committee, the Planning Committee,and the President's Task Force on Diversity, Dominican University, River Forest, Illinois.
1975 -1985 At the University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, I was, during this period, a member of the following University executive committees: The Board of the School of Social Sciences; the Technicians Committee; the University Research Committee; the Disciplinary Committee; the Academic Staff Progress Committee (Faculty Appointments Committee); the Development Committee and the Senate of the U niversity.
Research Director, Centre for Socio-Religious Research, University of Louvain, Belgium.
Project Director, University of Ulster, research on attitudes to each other held by Protestants and Catholics in Northern Ireland.
Project on the problems relating to the recruitment to and wastage from the nursing profession in Northern Ireland.
Extensive experience in directing research students for the M.Phil and Ph.D. degrees both on the USA and UK.
Research Grants and Awards:
My personal research activities have been supported by grants and awards from: The Ford Foundation; the British Academy; the British Council; Fulbright; the Garfield Weston Trust; the Macrea Foundation and the University of Ulster.
Publications and Papers:
Chapter on ' The Irish in South Wales: is assimilation complete?' in O'Leary, P. The Irish in Wales. Liverpool University Press. Forthcoming.
1986 With Thomas C. et. al. Rural Landscapes and Communities. Irish Academic Press,Dublin.
1986a With O'Dowd L. et al. Ireland, A Sociological Profile>. Institute of Public Administration/The Sociological Association of Ireland, Dublin.
1984 Religion and the Northern Ireland Problem. Gill and Macmillan, Dublin; Barnes and Noble, New York.
1982 The Church Universal.Grant Books. London.
Your World in Focus. Geoffrey Chapman,London. (4 Vols)
Urban Catholics. Geoffrey Chapman, London.
The Irish Rural Immigrant in British Urban Society. Newman Demographic Society, London
Articles and Papers:
"Factors affecting the Development of Emerging Market Economies - some proposed models."Annual National Conference on Business Education, Metropolitan State University, Minneapolis. Nov. 1994. Published in the Proceedings of the Conferene.
"Employment Practices in South Wales". London,Commission for Racial Equality.1985
"The Role of the Churches in the Conflict in Northern Ireland". Studies. Winter 1985.
"The Church in its Social and Political Setting - the context for Chaplaincy Work." Paper given at the Annual Conference of University Chaplains,University of Ulster, Coleraine,N.Ireland. 1985
With Young, A. et. al. "Factors affecting the Recruitment and Wastage of Nurses in Northern Ireland" University of Ulster, March 1985
"Religion, values and everyday life: a case study in Northern Ireland".in Acts of the 16th. International Conference on the Sociology of Religion. Paris. 1980
Community and Conflict in Northern Ireland Report to the Ford Foundation. Queen's University, Belfast. 1979
Paper on "Limavady - A Case Study" Conference of the Institute for Conflict Studies, University of Ulster, December.
Paper on "The Irish in Cardiff and South Wales" Annual National Conference of the American Committee for Irish Studies, Harrisonburg, Virginia, April. 1978
Invited paper on my research in Northern Ireland to the Faculty of the Department of Sociology, University of Chicago.
Chairman of plenary session of the Annual Conference of the Association for the Study of Religion, San Francisco, September 1978. 1977
Paper on "Conflict in Northern Ireland", Mid-West Regional Conference of the American Committee for Irish Studies, Milwaukee, October 1977.
"Religion in the Analysis of Northern Ireland" in Social Studies. Vol. 5, No. 304. Winter. 1974
"Catholicism in England" International Yearbook of Religion. London-Louvain. 1973
"Current Theoretical Approaches in the Sociology of Religion".Paper presented at the Study Week on Contemporary Theoretical Approaches in Sociology, University of Leeds, England. 1970
"The Inner City". Catholic Education Today June 1968
"Social Factors in Compensatory Education", Catholic Education Today. November. 1969
"Recent work in the Sociology of Religion", Clergy Review. London,June. 1967
"The Relationship Between School and Parish - A Sociological Review" .Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Catholic Education Council of England and Wales, London, England. 1967
"The Future of Catholic Schools". Paper presented at the National Conference of the Catholic Teachers Federation,York,England. 1967
"The Parish School; A Sociological Study". Annual Report.of the Catholic Education Council London. U.K.1967
"Relationship between Clergy, Parents and School" Catholic Teachers Journal 1967
"Home, School and Church", Catholic Education Today.1963
"Urban Communities: Development and Disintegration." Rural Ireland. 1963
"The Catholic Church and the Trade Unions in England." Katholisch Soziallexikon. Munich, Germany.1963
"The Catholic Contribution to Working-Class Movements in England" in Scholl, S. ed. Katholieke Arbeidersbeweging in West Europa. Brussels. Later translated into French, Spanish, Italian and German.
English Editor for Social Compass an International Journal of the Sociology of Religion. 1966 - 1972.(The Hague,Holland.).
Book Reviews and reviews of manuscripts submitted to publishers have not been included in the list of papers and publications.
WORK IN PROGRESS:
With Professor Gregory Singleton, research into the foundations and development of Old Catholicism in North America.
Continuation of comparative studies in the processes of integration experienced by Irish immigrants in selected areas of the U.S. and Britain.
January 5, 2001