Jo has been a teacher, teacher educator and director of a flagship creative learning organisation. She is a sociologist with a longstanding 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.