IOE - Faculty of Education and Society


Centre for Sociology of Education and Equity

Cutting-edge sociological research on equity and social justice in education.

Co-Directors: Professor Louise Archer, Professor Jessica Ringrose and Professor Carol Vincent.

The Centre for Sociology of Education and Equity (CSEE) brings together researchers, from UCL and beyond, who conduct research in sociology of education on issues of equity and social justice.

The centre aims to build capacity, create a vibrant and supportive research culture and promote high quality sociology of education research for the public good.

Our staff

Core Members

Affiliated Members

  • Aline Courtois - Centre for Higher Education Research
  • Emily Dawson - UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies (STS)
  • Michela Franceschelli - Social Research Institute, IOE
  • Achala Gupta - Department of Education, Practice & Society, IOE
  • Eleanore Hargreaves - Department of Curriculum, Pedagogy & Assessment, IOE
  • Julia Jeanes - Department of Education, Practice & Society, IOE
  • Carolina Junemann - Honorary Senior Research Associate
  • Dimitra Pavlina Nikita - Nottingham Trent
  • Martin Mills - Department of Curriculum, Pedagogy & Assessment, IOE
  • Stuart Tannock - Department of Education, Practice & Society, IOE

PhD students

  • Felipe Acuna
  • Barbara Berger
  • Jessie Bustillos Morales
  • Idil Cambazoglu
  • Francisco Duran Del Fierro
  • Yuval Dvir
  • Rodie Garland
  • Heela Goren
  • Gemma Gronland
  • Ayse Gur Geden
  • Sara Joiko
  • Nadav Lavi
  • Karen Lillie
  • Ziyin Niu
  • Francesca Peruzzo
  • Erin Simpson 
  • Sandra Takei
  • Thu Thu
  • Xumeng Xie
  • Shiva H. Zarabadi
  • Zixi Zuo
  • Amit Puni
  • Shaheena Khan
  • Kimberley Aparisio
  • Michael Kwaitoo
  • Katie Kilian
  • Nina Charalambos
  • Cyrine Saab
  • Jessie Sullivan
  • Ipsita Chatterjee
  • Songyang Chen
  • Zoe Collins
  • Sue Sherifali
  • Dolores Dickson
  • Nadiah Rosley

Study with us



Graduate taught

Graduate research

We welcome interest from students who are thinking about applying for a research degree in the area of sociology of education and equity. We are currently looking for students for 2023-2024 entry in the following priority area:

  • Diversity and difference: inclusion and equity, race/ethnicity, social class, gender, sexuality, migration, religion, (dis)ability.

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Our research

Research spans a broad range of:

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