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Research people

CRESJ researchers

NameResearch interests

Dr Claire Ball-Smith

The professional development of teachers in training and in the early years of their career; the coaching and mentoring of professional programme students; history education and pedagogy; hermeneutic approaches to education; LGBTQ+ experiences of teachers and students in schools

Dr Clémentine Beauvais

Discourses surrounding child precocity; politics, ideology and social issues in children's literature; philosophy of education

Dr Eleanor Brown

International development education; critical pedagogies; international volunteering; non-formal learning; global citizenship education

Professor Ian Davies

Citizenship education, global education, history education, character and values education

Dr Constantino Dumangane Jr

Intersectionalities of race, class, gender, faith, equity, equality, migration & pedagogy in education

Dr Lynda Dunlop

Science education, teacher education, philosophy for children

Joe Fagan

English Language Teacher Education; Sexual Identity and LGBT in the English Language Classroom

Dr Sally Hancock

Higher education policy; access and widening participation; doctoral education

Dr José Luis (Pep) Mateos-González

Higher education; Inequality; Social class; Postgraduate education

Paula Mountford

Thinking Skills, AFL and Citizenship

Dr Poppy Nash

Mental health at school, enhancing resilience in vulnerable learners, transition points in education

Dr Amanda Naylor

 English education - literature and language, teaching poetry, teacher education

Dr Sarah Olive

Shakespeare in education, theatre and museum education, education and popular culture

Catherine Shawyer

Language and literature and social justice

Professor Vanita Sundaram

Equity and social justice; Gender; Inclusion

Professor Carole Torgerson

English and music education; research designs for educational and social policy evaluation 

Professor Paul Wakeling

Higher education; Inequality; Social class; Postgraduate education

Associate members

Professor James Arthur Director of the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues, School of Education, University of Birmingham
Professor Matt Baillie Smith Director of the Centre of International Development, Northumbria University
Tony Breslin Founder and Director of Breslin Public Policy
Jennifer Brouhard Fulbright Distinguished Award in Teaching Fellow. Jennifer is visiting CRESJ until June 2016. She is an experienced social studies teacher and is studying the Atlantic trade system and the British North American colonies.
Dr Richard Budd Lecturer in Higher Education, Lancaster University
Dr Daibo (Peter) Chen East China University of Political Science and Law, Shanghai (Visiting Fellow, 2014/15)
Dr Velda Elliott Associate Professor of English and Literacy Education, University of Oxford
Professor Becky Francis Professor of Education and Social Justice, King's College, London; Director designate of the University College London Institute of Education
Janet Gibbs Department of Education Studies, University of Hull
Dr Mark Griffiths School of Geography, Politics and Sociology, Newcastle University
William Harnden Director of the Karen Hilltribes Trust
Professor Norio Ikeno Graduate School of Education, Hiroshima University
Professor Carolyn Jackson Department of Educational Research, Lancaster University
Professor David Jesson Associate member of CRESJ
Dr Nick McGuinn Honorary Visiting fellow
Liz McNeil Widening Participation Manager, University of York
Nik Miller Chief Executive, the Bridge Group
Estelle Morris Baroness Morris of Yardley
Professor Maria Nikolajeva Professor of Education, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge
Professor Carla L. Peck Associate Professor of Social Studies Education, University of Alberta
Alex Quigley Director of Learning and Research and English Teacher, Huntington School, York
Dr Edda Sant

Senior Lecturer, Department of Childhood, Youth and Education Studies, Manchester Metropolitan University

Professor Jasmine Sim Associate Professor, National Institute of Education, Singapore
Dr Geoff Stoakes Head of Special Projects, Higher Education Academy
Chris Waller Professional Officer, Association for Citizenship Teaching
Dr Anna Zimmerman University of Sao Paulo

Research students

Please go to our Research Students page to find details of CRESJ research students.