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Jorge Knijnik, Dr

Associate Professor at Western Sydney University

Jorge Knijnik is a Brazilian-Australian academic currently working as an associate professor in the School of Education at Western Sydney University (Australia), where he is a researcher in the Centre for Educational Research and the Institute for Culture and Society. Jorge currently employs Freirean tools to research the complex intersectionalities and identities of Muslim women who play football. He has a rich know-how in developing and assessing pedagogical transformative hands-on experiences within super-diverse environments, that respect each participant’s complex mix of identities including gender, physical capacities, philosophies and cultural practices, towards positive educational, community and health results. His recent book The World Cup Chronicles: 31 days that Rocked Brazil is published by Fair Play Publishing.

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