Education and Childhood Studies

Our current supervisors

Dr Ivana Lessner Listiakova

Ivana is an Associate Professor in Childhood and Education.

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Dr Pere Ayling

Nigerian-born Dr Pere Ayling is a Senior Lecturer in Early Years and has over 10 years of teaching experience in early years, primary and higher education.

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Dr Phil Nicholson

Phil’s main areas of focus are sociology of education, educational policy, pedagogy, social justice and educational inequality

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Dr Cristian Dogaru

Dr Dogaru is the course leader for MRes Social Sciences and Humanities. He is a paediatrician-turned-social scientist with 20 years of experience in his field.

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Dr Jo Finch

Jo is Professor of Social Work and Post Graduate Research. She's known internationally for her work on practice learning, and writes on PREVENT and social work.

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Dr Clare Gartland

Clare is Course Leader of MA Education Studies and Associate Professor of Education

Dr Wendy Lecluyse

Wendy is Associate Dean for Learning, Teaching and Student Experience and Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Studies.

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Dr Marianna Stella

Marianna is a Senior Lecturer in Childhood and Education.

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Dr Pallawi Sinha

Pallawi is Senior Lecturer in Childhood Studies and is passionate about building dialogue and understanding on education and childhoods.

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Professor Sarah Richards

Sarah was appointed Head of the Suffolk Doctoral College in 2021. Formerly an Associate Dean for Research in the School of Social Science and Humanities.

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