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Suanne Gibson, Dr

Associate Professor of Inclusive Education at University of Plymouth

Suanne Gibson is an associate professor of Inclusive Education at Plymouth University. She has previously acted as interim director for Plymouth Institute of Education (2019–21), been associate director of Teaching, Learning and Internationalization (2017–19) and also led the BA Education degree (2005–15). Her specialist areas of teaching and research are disability, special educational needs (SEN), inclusion and critical pedagogy. She teaches undergraduate, master’s and PhD students, gives keynotes and has published widely in special educational needs, critical disability studies and teaching and learning in higher education. Suanne conducts research and teaching with colleagues in the UK, US, Cyprus, Malaysia, New Zealand and Australia addressing questions of inclusion, social justice and diversity. Suanne is currently working in partnership with the House of Lords, Disabled Students UK, ALLFIE and Disability Rights UK contributing to national policy development and leading research with Monash University (Australia), Plymouth Marjons University and Plymouth Education Board on the international project, ‘Are we included?’

Suanne Gibson's contributions