Core Members

The following individuals are CR&DALL Core Members:

Barbara Read's picture
Reader in Gender and Social Inequalities
School of Education

Barbara Read a sociologist of education, with an interdisciplinary background in history, social anthropology, and women's studies.

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Professor Bonnie Slade
Professor of Adult Education for Social Change
School of Education

Bonnie Slade is Professor in Adult Education for Social Change at the University of Glasgow and the Programme Leader for the Erasmus Mundus funded I

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Professor Catherine Lido
Professor of Pyschology and Adult Education
School of Education


Christopher Hand's picture
Senior Lecturer in Pyschology
School of Education.

Chris Hand joined the School of Education at the University of Glasgow in July 2021 as Senior Lecturer in Psychology.

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Professor Ellen Boeren
Professor of Adult Education
School of Education

Ellen Boeren joined the University of Glasgow on the 1st of July 2019 as Professor of Adult Education. Before that, she worked at the University of Edinburgh for 7 years and 2 months.

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Emma Seddon's picture
Research Associate
School of Education

Emma Seddon is a Research Associate in the School of Education at the University of Glasgow.

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Professor Evelyn Arizpe
Professor of Children's Literature
School of Education

Evelyn Arizpe has  worked in the field of children's literature and literacy for over 25 years, starting with her undergraduate thesis on Mexican children's literature in the 1980s at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City and then during h

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Professor Georgios Panos
Professor in Finance
Adam Smith Business School

Georgios is working on issues of household, personal and behavioural finance, as well as labour and personnel economics, and entrepreneurship.

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Katarzyna Borkowska's picture
Lecturer in Education
School of Interdisciplinary Studies

Kasia joined the School of Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of Glasgow as a Lecturer in Education in January 2017. Previously, she worked as an Associate Tutor in the School of Education, University of Glasgow.

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Kate Reid's picture
Lecturer and Health Psychologist
People Place and Social Change in the School of Education

I am a Senior Lecturer and Health Psychologist appointed in both the School of Education (

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Kristinn Hermannsson's picture
Senior Lecturer in Educational Economics
School of Education

Kristinn joined the School of Education in October 2013. From the Westfjords of Iceland, he is a graduate of Reykjavik University (BSc), Maastricht University (MSc) and the University of Strathclyde (MSc with distinction, PhD).

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Lavinia Hirsu's picture
Senior Lecturer in Applied Linguistics, Composition and English as a Foreign Language
School of Education

Lavinia Hirsu is a specialist in rhetoric and writing studies with a Phd in Composition, Literacy and Culture from Indiana University and an MA in TESOL/ Applied Linguistic (secondary area: Socio-Linguistic Anthropology) from Iowa Stat

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Lesley Doyle's picture
Senior Lecturer
School of Education

Lesley's research interests revolve around education and work transitions through the lifecourse, particularly in relation to vocational education and training for young people, what influences transitions and their impact on learning and developm

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Margaret Sutherland's picture
Professor of Education
School of Education

Margaret's research interests revolve around inclusive education and the experiences of young people in schools.

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Maria Grazia Imperiale's picture
Research Assistant
School of Education.

Maria Grazia Imperiale is currently Academic Coordinator of the Culture for Sustainable and Inclusive Peace Network+ grant.

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Mark Wong's picture
Lecturer in Public Policy and Research Methods
School of Social & Political Sciences

Dr. Mark Wong joined the University of Glasgow as a Lecturer in 2017. His current research focuses on young people, inequalities and precarity, and the unequal impact and experiences of technology and data in society.

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Marta Moskal's picture
Senior Lecturer
School of Education

Marta Moskal has an interdisciplinary background in human geography, sociology and public policy.

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Mia Perry's picture
Senior Lecturer
School of Education

Mia Perry is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Education at the University of Glasgow, working in literacies, social arts, and formal and public pedagogies. Her research spans international contexts and bridges disciplines, sectors, and media.

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Professor Mike Osborne
Professor of Adult and Lifelong Learning
School of Education

Michael Osborne is Professor of Adult and Lifelong Learning within the School of Education at the University of Glasgow.

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Muir Houston's picture
Senior Lecturer
School of Education

Muir Houston is Depute Director of CR&DALL, and convenor for Advanced Educational Research within the Masters suite of programmes.

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Professor Nicki Hedge
Professor of Education
Education

Nicki Hedge is a Professor of Education and a member of the People, Place and Social Change Research & Teaching Group.

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Phil Mason's picture
Research Fellow
School of Education

From a background in pure and applied Evolutionary Biology (University of York, University of East Anglia and Universidad Autónoma de Madrid), I moved into Social Science research at the University of Glasgow in 2004.

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Ria Dunkley's picture
Senior Lecturer in Geography, Environment and Sustainability
School of Education

Ria is a Senior Lecturer in Geography, Sustainability and Environment at the University of Glasgow within the School of Education.

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Sinead Gormally's picture
Senior Lecturer in Community Development and Adult Education
School of Education

Sinead is Senior Lecturer in Community Development and Adult Education and Programme Leader of BA Community Development. She is a qualified practitioner who has experie

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Srabani Maitra's picture
Senior Lecturer in Sociology of Education
School of Education

Srabani Maitra is a sociologist of education and an adult educator.

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Yulia Nesterova's picture
Research Fellow
School of Education

I am a Research Associate in Education and International Development at the Centre for Sustainable, Healthy and Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods, University of Glasgow.

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