DR Perry Share

Head of Student Success

Contact Details

Head of Student Success Presidents Office G2036 Office of Student Success Institute of Technology Sligo Ash LaneSligoT: 353 86 3081429M: 353 86 3081429E: share.perry@itsligo.ie


Dr Perry Share was appointed Head of Student Success in April 2020. The Office of Student Success coordinates a strategic approach to the integration of academic and student support services towards the maximisation of student success. In addition it is responsible for student induction, the PASS Mentoring programme and administration of the national student survey: studentsurvey.ie Prior to his appointment, Dr Share was (2017-2020) Project Manager for the Connacht Ulster Alliance [CUA], coordinating the process of application for status as a Technological University. The Irish government approved the TU application in October 2021. Dr Share was the Head of the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences (2014-2017) and prior to that Head of the Department of Humanities/Social Sciences at the Institute (1997-2014). Dr Share is a sociologist with research interests in the sociology of food and eating; professionalisation, intertexuality/plagiarism and social robotics. He is the joint leader of the Erasmus+ project PRoSPEro (Pedagogy of Robotics for the Social Professions in Europe) that comprises partners from Ireland, Denmark, the Netherlands, Spain and Poland. He is co-author of A sociology of Ireland (4 eds) and Applied Social Care (3eds) as well as numerous chapters, articles and reports. ORCID: 0000-0002-5398-9022 Dr Share is an active postgraduate supervisor and has a strong interest in innovative methods of teaching and learning, in particular undergraduate research and academic integrity. He is a member of a Working Group of NAIN - the National Academic Integrity Network. Dr Share is a Member and previous Chair of the Social Work Regulation Board.