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All About Dr. Devitt

McAndrew Books is delighted to announce Jerome's newest book, now for sale on the McAndrew Book Store.

Dr Jerome Devitt has been teaching in The King’s Hospital boarding school since 2004 and in the Institute of Education, Leeson Street since 2018. As one of the pilot teachers of the new subject, Jerome has been emersed in “Politics & Society” since its inauguration in 2016 through his work as the first Chairperson of the Politics & Society Teachers’ Association of Ireland and as an organizer of and contributor to numerous CPD events for teachers.

He graduated with a BA in Drama and English from Trinity College Dublin in 2001 before earning his Higher Diploma in Education in 2005 and his MA in Military History in 2009. His Doctoral Dissertation, was awarded in 2018 and examined the Sociology of Counter-Insurgency and State Power in 19th Century Ireland.

He is the presenter of the student podcast - “The Pol-Soc Podcast” - which featured in the Irish Times list of “Lockdown Listens” for educational podcasts. 

His website www.polsocpodcast.com hosts a wide range of resources for all facets of the Politics & Society course. His next project with McAndrews books be focussed on the ‘Data-Based Question’ of the Politics & Society exam and is due for publication in Spring 2022.

Click below to shop his latest book, 'A Little bit of Media Analysis,' edited by Paul McAndrew.