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Melissa Jogie, Dr

Senior Lecturer in Education Practice at University of Roehampton

Melissa is an Early Career Researcher in Education at the University of Roehampton, leading on an institution-wide initiative to develop a research and knowledge exchange culture and citizenship across staff and postgraduate students. In 2021 she was elected to serve as an Academic Representative on the University Senate. Melissa is also a Director for Advance HE’s Diversifying Leadership Programme which aims to promote a leadership mindset for BAME academic and professional staff across UK Higher Education institutions. She held a Visiting Fellowship at the University of Oxford’s Centre for Comparative and International Education (2015) and completed her PhD on comparative education systems part-time at the Australian National University (2017), while working as a Project and Communications Manager. Melissa is enthusiastic about research-led teaching. In 2020 she was shortlisted for a university-wide Academic Lecturer of the Year award by the Roehampton Students’ Union (RSU). Melissa’s research focuses on education for social wellbeing, which proposes a meta-theory of social activism overarching health education, critical race theory, social welfare, and postcolonial pedagogy. Her theoretical insights have led to recent British Academy and UKRI funding awards (2019-2021), multiple small grants focusing on oral care for young children using gardening techniques (2021-2022), and knowledge exchange projects funded by BIG South London (2021) and the Cathedrals Group (2020).

Melissa Jogie's contributions

BERA Announces New Committee Members

After an open call earlier in the Summer, to which we received a high number of applications, we have now appointed new members to various standing committees. The applicants were shortlisted and...

News12 Oct 2021

Engagement Committee

The role of the Engagement Committee is to: Ensure that BERA supports its members appropriately in the light of our three strategic objectives: to advance research quality; build research...

BERA SIG Convenors

Welcome to the page with information for all our SIG Convenors. You will find here the ‘SIG handbook’ which gives all the details about how SIGs operate within BERA’s structures and will...

Comparative and International Education

Comparative and International Education is a vast, rich, and growing field of inquiry that is concerned with the academic study of a wide range of key educational issues and themes across a range...

Special Interest Group