Who we are

Core Academic Staff

Professor Kalwant Bhopal

Professor Kalwant Bhopal

Professorial Research Fellow
Professor of Education and Social Justice

Kalwant is Professor of Education and Social Justice and Professorial Research Fellow in the Centre for Research in Race and Education in the School of Education.

Kalwant’s research focuses on the achievements and experiences of minority ethnic groups in education. She has conducted research on exploring discourses of identity and intersectionality examining the lives of Black minority ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 415 8241
Email
k.bhopal@bham.ac.uk

Dr Claire E. Crawford

Bridge Research Fellow

Claire joined the School of Education in September 2016 as a BRIDGE Research Fellow within the Centre for Research in Race and Education (CRRE). She is a PGCE qualified educator with several years teaching experience at both further and higher education levels.

Her ESRC funded PhD research focused on the critical examination of education policy, standardised testing data, inequity of ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 3474
Email
c.e.crawford@bham.ac.uk

Professor David Gillborn

Professor David Gillborn

Professor of Critical Race Studies
Director of Research, Director of the Centre for Research in Race & Education (CRRE) and Editor-in-Chief, Race Ethnicity and Education

David is Professor of Critical Race Studies, editor-in-chief of the journal ‘Race Ethnicity and Education’, Director of Research in the School of Education and Director of the Centre for Research in Race and Education (CRRE).

David’s research focuses on race inequalities in education, especially the role of racism as a changing and complex characteristic of the system. He has ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 4835
Email
d.gillborn@bham.ac.uk

Dr Nicola Rollock

Senior Lecturer
Deputy Director, Centre for Research in Race & Education

Nicola is a Senior Lecturer within the School of Education and Deputy Director of the Centre for Research in Race & Education.

She is interested in practices that enable and challenge the continued manifestation of race inequity in contemporary societies. Understanding the role of privilege and power which are often overlooked in race debates is a key aspect of her work. She is especially ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 2638
Email
n.rollock@bham.ac.uk