Professor in youth and community education at St. Marys University
16 Apr 2020
I have three part-time roles: Director of the Centre for Research into the Education of Marginalised Children and Young Adults (CREMCYA) and Professor of Youth and Community Education at St Mary's University Twickenham, Professor in Critical Pedagogy at Birmingham City University, attached to the Centre for the Study of Practice and Culture in Education (CSPACE), and the National Officer of the Professional Association of Lecturers of Youth and Community Work (PALYCW).
I am a visiting professor at Newman and Leeds Beckett Universities, a National Teaching Fellow, a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts for my work on homelessness in 2009.
I am co-convenor of the Youth Studies and Informal Education SIG, and have previously been a co-convenor of the Sexualities and Post-Compulsory and Lifelong Learning SIGs.