Dr. Ruth Casey is a lecturer in Communications and EU affairs in the Faculty of Business in Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin), Ireland. She is a Co-Convenor of the International Relations and Special Area Interest Group of the Political Studies Association of Ireland (PSAI), and is a member of the Advisory Board for the Azure Forum for Contemporary Security Strategy. Her current research interests include world order and geopolitical balance, and foreign policy.
Ruth is a Department of Health appointee for the board of the Irish Dental Council and serves on its Education and Training Committee. She is also a trustee and member of the Board of Directors of the Irish Georgian Society.
Ruth previously worked as acting Head of the Department of Accounting, as acting Assistant Head of the School of Accounting and Finance, and deputised as Head of School in the Faculty of Business during the period of the merger and transition of Dublin Institute of Technology to TU Dublin. She served as member of Academic Board of the Faculty of Business, as member of its Quality Assurance Committee and of its Internationalisation Committee. She was appointed to the School Design Team with responsibility for managing the design of the future School of Management, People and Organisation, as part of Phase 2 of the Organisational Development of TU Dublin.
Ruth has taught across third level education in Ireland, Belgium, Russia and Egypt, and has advised on the formation, review and development of programmes and institutional structures. She has a particular interest and expertise in international partnerships, governance and quality assurance processes.