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As a Senior Lecturer of Educational Studies in the Institute of Education, my background in social theory and philosophy informs my research and teaching interests in education theory and policy analysis. My work looks at the commonsensical, unquestioned routines and practices within the field of education, from pedagogy to policy-making, and the historically-situated, discursive processes whereby these routines and practices persist, particularly involving those processes that appear natural in spite of critical resistance efforts.
Sociology of Education
Politics of Education
Rhetoric and Philosophy
21st Century Citizenship, Resource Development and Management
Field of research codes
Education Policy (160506):
Education Systems (130100):
History and Philosophy of Education (220202): History and Philosophy of Specific Fields (220200): History of Ideas (220209): History of Philosophy (220210): Philosophy And Religious Studies (220000):
Policy and Administration (160500): Social Theory (160806): Sociology (160800): Sociology of Education (160809): Studies In Human Society (160000)