Ann Devitt

Academic Director

Dr. Ann Devitt is Assistant Professor of Language Education and Director of Research at the School of Education and Chair of the Research Ethics Committee for the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. She is the Academic Director of The Learnovate Centre and has extensive research experience in both academia and industry. Having worked in the language and speech technology industries for a number of years in Europe, she returned to academia to complete a PhD in computational linguistics. After this she worked as research fellow in the telecoms industry where she has a number of patents and publications. In 2008, she joined the School of Education at Trinity College Dublin. She was a recipient of a Fulbright TechImpact Award in 2016 and has twice received commendations in the Provost’s Teaching Award.