Dr Emily Mark-FitzGerald
Dr Emily Mark-FitzGerald is the current Chair of Arts & Disability Ireland’s Board of Directors. She joined the Board in July 2017 and became Chair in August 2022.
Emily is Assistant Professor in the School of Art History and Cultural Policy at University College Dublin, where her research and teaching concerns Irish art history, visual culture, museum studies, arts management, and cultural policy.
She is a founding editor of Artefact: the Journal of the Irish Association of Art Historians (2007- ) and the Irish Journal of Arts Management and Cultural Policy (2013- ). Dr Mark-FitzGerald represents Art History on the Historical Studies Committee of the Royal Irish Academy; is one of the Directors of the Irish Museums Association (2009-present); and a former board member of Irish Theatre Magazine (2011-14).
Since 2008 she has run the popular blog www.artsmanagement.ie offering news, commentary, and job opportunities in the Irish cultural sector, and has co-delivered UCD’s prestigious MA in Cultural Policy & Arts Management for the past fourteen years.