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Luciana Lolich PhD



01 853 5115
St Mary's, Room 122


PhD Social Sciences (Focusing on Higher Education in Ireland) University College Dublin (Ireland) - 2015

MSc Management (First Class Honours), Dublin Institute of Technology (Ireland) - 2003

BA (Hons) Business (First Class Honours), Universidad de Palermo (Argentina) - 2001

Certificate in Project Management, University College Dublin (Ireland) - 2017

PG Certificate in Third-Level Teaching & Learning, Dublin Institute of Technology (Ireland) - 2006


Peer-reviewed Journals 

Lolich, L., (2021) The Care Manifesto. The Politics of Interdependence, Community Development Journal, 2021; bsab023, https://doi.org/10.1093/cdj/bsab023 

Lolich, L.; Pirhonen J.; Turja, T; Timonen V. (2021) Technology in the home care of older people: views from Finland and Ireland. Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology.

Timonen, V., & Lolich, L. (2020). Dependency as Status: Older Adults’ Presentations of Self as Recipients of Care. SAGE Open. 

Lolich, L. (2020) ‘If I get a good job you could say that it was worthwhile’: students’ views on higher education as a risk investment. Irish Educational Studies. 

Pirhonen J., L. Lolich, V. Timonen, K. Tuominen and O. Jolanki (2020) ‘These devices have not been made for older people’s needs” – older adults’ perceptions of digital technologies in Finland and Ireland’. Technology in Society, 62. 

Lolich, L. & Timonen, V., (2020) Fortunate and fearful: Emotions evoked by home care policies for older people in Ireland, Emotions and Society, 2, 1. 

Lolich, L. (2019) The prioritisation of choice in eldercare: the case of Ireland. International Journal of Care and Caring. 

Timonen, V.   & Lolich, L. (2019) “The Poor Carer”: Ambivalent Social Construction of the Home Care Worker in Elder Care Services, Journal of Gerontological Social Work. 

McDonald; Lolich; Timonen; Warters (2019) “Time is more important than anything else”: tensions of time in the home care of older adults in Ireland. International Journal of Care and Caring.

Lolich L., Riccò I., Deusdad B., Timonen, V. (2019) Embracing technology? Health and social care professionals’ attitudes to the deployment of e-health initiatives in elder care services in Catalonia and Ireland. Technological Forecasting & Social Change.

Lolich L. & Lynch, K. (2017) No choice without care: Palliative care as relational matter, the case of Ireland. Soundings, An Interdisciplinary Journal. Vol. 100 (4) pp.353-374.

Lolich L. (2017) The commodification of care: a critical exploration of the marketing mix for domiciliary care at the end-of-life, DBS Business Review. 

Lolich, L. & Lynch, K. (2017) Aligning the market and affective self: Care and student resistance to entrepreneurial subjectivities, Gender & Education Journal. Vol. 29 (1) pp. 115-131.

Lolich, L. & Lynch, K. (2016) The Affective Imaginary: students as affective consumers of risk, Higher Education Research and Development Journal, 35 (1) pp. 17-30.

Lolich, L. & Lynch, K. (2016) Choice and Care in Palliative Care in Ireland. Irish Journal of Anthropology, Vol.19 (1) pp. 100-108.

Lolich, L. (2011) …and the market created the student to its image and likening. Neo-liberal governmentality and its effects on higher education in Ireland. Irish Educational Studies, 30:2, 271-284. 

Book Chapters

Lolich, L. and V. Timonen, V. (2021), ‘The ageing entrepreneur: Co-opting older adults into the siliconisation of elder care’ in editor(s) Tammelin, M., Hirvonen, H., Wouters, E. and Hanninen, R., Critical perspectives to digital transformations in the care of older people, London & New York, Routledge 

 Lolich, L. and Timonen , V. (2021) Technology for care and living: Making sense of care technologies through a critical perspective in, editor(s)C. Ranci and T. Rostgaard, Research handbook of social care policy, Cheltenham (UK) & Northampton (MA, US), Edward Elgar, 2021,  

Lolich, L.  (2020) ‘Confiando en nuestras emociones’ in Vulnerabilidad, pobreza y políticas sociales; compilado por Angélica De Sena. - 1a ed.- Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires: Ed. CLACSO; Ciccus, ISBN 978-987-722-783-3