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Professor Susan Robertson

Professor Susan Robertson

Professor Susan Robertson
BAppSc, BEd(WAust), BSc(Curtin), PhD(Calg)

Professor of Education (Sociology)

Office 2.1
Helen Wodehouse Building,
35 Berkeley Square, Clifton BS8 1JA
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 331 4390

Research summary

My approach to researching education has been formed out of working as an academic in different parts of the world, including Australia, Canada and New Zealand, and since 1999, as Professor of Sociology of Education, Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol, UK.

My research concerns have been stimulated by major developments that began in the 1980s, with education increasingly drawn into servicing the economy. My research broadly focuses on new governing strategies in the education sector which are aimed at creating different kinds of teachers, learners and citizens. The important development over this period has been the growth of ...

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Biography

Welcome! As you can see from my CVpublications and projects listed on this and my personal website, my great passion is researching and writing about the political economy of the education sector – from the global to the regional, local and individual.

Without doubt,  my approach to researching education has been formed out of working as an academic in different parts of the world, including Australia, Canada and New Zealand, and since 1999, as Professor of Sociology of Education, Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol, UK.

My research concerns have also been stimulated by major developments that began in ...

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Selected publications

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