Maura is a professor of Management and Director of Entrepreneurship at Dublin CityUniversity. She is also one of the academics affiliated with the DCU Centre of Family Business.
Maura is a member of the Irish SuccessfulTransgenerational Entrepreneurial Practices (STEP) team. She is a nationally and internationally recognized scholar within the area of entrepreneurship having particular expertise in gender, technology entrepreneurship and family business. Accordingly, her research has been published in top-rated NorthAmerican and UK journals across a range of theoretical disciplines such as Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Small Business Management, Regional Studies, Entrepreneurship and Regional Development and InternationalSmall Business Journal.