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Research Profile

Prof Sally Power 

Career Profile

  • 2012-              Director, WISERDEDUCATION
  • 2011-              Co-Director (Cardiff), WISERD (Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research Data and Methods)
  • 2004-              Cardiff Professorial Fellow, School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University
  • 2001- 2004      Head of School of Educational Foundations and Policy Studies, Institute of Education, University of London.
  • 2000-              Professor of Education and Associate Dean of Research.
  • 1998-2000       Senior Lecturer in Education Policy, Policy Studies, Institute of Education, University of London
  • 1996-1998       Lecturer, Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol
  • 1994-1996       Research Officer, Dept of Policy Studies, Institute of Education, University of London
  • 1992-1994       Research Fellow, Department of Education, University of Warwick

Awards and Prizes

  • Research Fellowship, Institut National de Recherche Pédagogique, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France, March - June 2008
  • Various keynote speeches
  • First prize, Society for Educational Studies Book Award 2004

Memberships / External Activities

  • BERA Council Member
  • Chair of BERA Publications Committee
  • Co-editor Sociology

On editorial board of:

  • British Journal of Sociology of Education
  • International Journal of Inclusive Education
  • International Studies in Sociology of Education
  • Journal of Education Policy
  • Journal of Educational Administration and History
  • London Review of Education
  • Práxis Educativa
  • Series editor (with Peter Aggleton and Michael Reiss) of Foundations and Futures in Education published by Routledge.

Teaching Profile

  • Undergraduate courses in sociology of education and education policy.
  • Masters courses in education policy and education research.
  • Doctoral courses on professionalism and work, education policy and social contexts of education.