Dr. Andrew Power

As the Chief Academic Officer I have overall responsibility for Academic Planning and Development, Student Services, and Quality Assurance. I also have responsibility the Library and Marketing functions in IADT.


I research and publish mainly in the area of technological and societal governance. I have published four books, eight book chapters, and numerous articles in the last five years. More recently I have been writing about business and arts education.

Power, A, and MacDonnell, M. (2016) ‘Valuing the Other: Exposing undergraduates to the Art of Business and the Business of Arts’ in Zackariasson, P. and Raviola, E., eds., The Arts and Business Building a Common Ground for Understanding Current Society, London: Routledge.2016
Power, A. and Kirwan, G. (2015) ‘Privacy and Security Risks’ in Attrill, A., ed., Cyberpsychology - The Self Online, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 233-248.2015
Rooney, B., Connolly, I., Hurley, O., Kirwan, G. and Power, A. (2015) ‘Social Media and Networking’, in Attrill, A., ed., Cyberpsychology - The Self Online, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 88-107.2015
Power, A. and Kirwan, G., eds. (2014) Cyberpsychology and New Media, London: Psychology Press.2014
Kirwan, G. and Power, A. (2013) Cybercrime: The Psychology of Online Offenders, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.2013
Kirwan, G. and Power A. (2011) The Psychology of Cybercrime, Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference.2011

Research projects

Currently conducting research on a number of areas;

  • 'unprofessional painters' looking specifically at the work produced by Irish Travellers
  • Introduction creativity and design thinking into business education.
  • Impact of economic recession on the work of Irish contemporary Artists.


  • Member of the Board of the National Museum of Ireland.
  • Member of the Classification of Films Appeal Board.
  • Member of the Board of the Stillorgan College of Further Education.
  • Secretary to the Ethical, Political, Legal and Philosophical Studies Committee of The Royal Irish Academy.
  • Member of the Institute of Directors (MInstD)
  • Chartered member of the Institute of Engineers Ireland (CEng MIEI)
  • Founding Member of The Internet Society, Ireland Chapter
  • Member of the Royal Dublin Society
  • Member of the Royal Society of Antiquaries Ireland