Dr Karen Guldberg

Dr Karen Guldberg

Principal Investigator

Dr Karen Guldberg is Senior Lecturer in Autism Studies, University of Birmingham. She is also Director of the Autism Centre for Education and Research (ACER) and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Karen conducts real-world research in the classroom, with a focus on pedagogy, social learning and the specific learning needs of children with autism. She has led and been involved in a number of projects working in partnership with schools, practitioners and parents to research technology use and the learning arising from this. She is now leading the Erasmus Plus funded Transform Autism Education project to research good autism educational practice in the UK, Greece and Italy in order to i) better understand the cultural context for barriers to inclusion and ii) identify and promote good outcomes for individuals on the autism spectrum. She supervises ten PhD students who are conducting research on educational practice for children with autism, including international research in India, Palestine and Saudi Arabia. 

Contact details

Email: k.k.guldberg@bham.ac.uk

Linked-In Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/karen-guldberg/2b/a01/699

Autism Centre for Education and Research: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/research/activity/education/acer/index.aspx