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Dr Jo Trowsdale

Associate Professor

Directorate of Learning and Teaching

Jo Trowsdale

Dr Jo Trowsdale

Associate Professor, Education and Social Mobility

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Jo has been a teacher, teacher educator and director of a flagship creative learning organisation. She is a sociologist with a long-standing research interest in arts-based practices in a range of educational settings. Her recent research projects have identified the value of art-making for developing children’s confidence in their learning and creativity, and as a site for integrated arts-science / STEM learning.

At Suffolk she supports educational research and the development of the university’s social mobility agenda.

Jo welcomes PhD applications in her areas of research.