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    I have been working as a Lecturer in Education at Edge Hill University since July 2022.

    Alongside my colleague, Dr Carol Darbyshire, I currently act as Co-Programme Leader for the Department's BA Education and Joint Honours programme, as well as EDI Lead for the Department.

    I previously worked as an Assistant Lecturer in Philosophy of Education at Maynooth University, and as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Research Centre on Inclusive and Equitable Cultures, Technological University Dublin. 

    I serve on various committees at Edge Hill University, including the Education Research Ethics Committee and INPE Conference Organising Committee. 


    Research interests

    I have research interests in: religion and education; sexuality, gender, and education; and philosophy of education. 

    I currently supervise Masters and doctoral students in these areas, and welcome inquiries from prospective students. 


    I teach modules in: education studies; educational research methods; religious studies research methods; gender, sexuality, and Christianity; and controversies and challenges in religion.

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 4 - Quality Education
    • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth

    Education/Academic qualification

    Education, PhD

    Equality Studies, MSc

    Religious Education/English, BA


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