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Denise Mifsud, Dr

Associate Professor in Educational Leadership, Management & Governance at University of Bath

Dr Denise Mifsud is Associate Professor in Educational Leadership, Management and Governance at the University of Bath. She has many years of practitioner experience in education settings in both teaching and top-level leadership roles within the Ministry for Education, Malta. She previously held lecturing posts at the University of the West of Scotland and the University of Malta, where she is also an Associate Fellow of the Euro-Mediterranean Centre for Educational Research. She was awarded her PhD by the University of Stirling in 2015. Research areas of interest include educational policy analysis, generation, reception, and enactment; critical leadership theories, with a particular interest in educational leadership, especially distributed forms; school networks and educational reform; initial teacher education; power relations; Foucauldian theory; Actor-Network theory, as well as qualitative research methods, with a particular focus on narrative, as well as creative and unconventional modes of data representation. She has presented her research at various international conferences, besides winning numerous academic awards, namely from the American Education Research Association, the European Education Research Association, and the Scottish Education Research Association. She is a member of several professional organizations, in addition to being an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She has published in several international top-rated journals, in addition to monographs and edited volumes.

Denise Mifsud's contributions

BERA Blog team welcomes two new editors

We are delighted to announce that the BERA Blog has welcomed two new editors to its editorial team. Denise Mifsud (University of Bath) and Kathryn Spicksley (Oxford Brookes University) have joined...

News14 Apr 2023

SIG Forum Meeting – Social Theory and Education

Join the Social Theory and Education SIG annual meeting to network with colleagues, learn about the activities of the SIG over the last year and plans for 2023. This meeting will be hosted...

Past event27 Oct 2022