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Rille Raaper, Dr

Associate Professor in Sociology of Higher Education at Durham University

Rille Raaper is an associate professor in Sociology of Higher Education and a deputy director of research in the School of Education at Durham University. Rille specialises in student identity, experience and political agency in marketised higher education settings. She has conducted numerous research projects and published widely in the areas of higher education policy and practice and its impact on students as learners, citizens and political agents. Her most recent projects explore the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on disadvantaged students as well as student politics in the experience of disabled students. She is currently writing a book, Student Identity and Political Agency: Activism, Representation and Consumer Rights (Routledge and SRHE Book Series: Research into Higher Education).

Rille Raaper's contributions