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Francesca Peruzzo, Dr

Research Fellow at University of Birmingham

Dr Francesca Peruzzo is a Research Fellow in Educational Equity and Policy at the Education Equity Initiative, University of Birmingham. Her research interests lie in the intersection between politics, policy, education governance and inclusion, using in particular post-structural approaches and decolonial thinking. More specifically, her work focuses on the analysis of education policies and inclusive education, exploring the role of the state, processes of privatisation and the effects that enactment of national policies and global dynamics have for both equity of opportunities and educational experiences of disadvantaged and disabled children at the intersection of different social markers.

Expert in critical ethnographic methods and network governance, she has published widely on ableism and higher education policy, and in the fields of sociology of education and critical disability studies, policy sociology and critical inclusion studies.

Francesca Peruzzo's contributions