Reader in Education for Social Justice and Inclusion at University of Wolverhampton
19 Nov 2019
Gurpinder is a Reader in Education for Social Justice and Inclusion in the School of Education. Trained as a sociologist and ethnographer, he has a track record in conducting research on the school meals service with a focus on inequity in education. He is Co-Director and founding member of the Centre for Research in Education and Social Transformation (CREST). He is the research hub lead for Education, Leadership and Social Justice. Gurpinder is an award winning researcher and has authored 4 books. These include Schools, Food and Social Learning (Routledge, 2019), School Farms: Feeding and educating children (Routledge, 2021), Schools, Space and Culinary Capital (Routledge, 2022) and Food Futures in Education and Society (Routledge, 2023).
He is currently co-leading an edited collection titled, The Social Nature of Food in India. He is co-investigator on the first detailed historical and ethnographic study of the UK School Meals Service funded by UKRI ESRC.