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Ms Joanna Robson

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Professional biography

BA (Hons) Organization Studies

MA Peace Studies

MPhil Cultural Studies

Certificate in Education

Research interests

Early interests included peace research/conflict resolution and gendered identities. More recently, I have been focused on education, particularly widening participation and the efficacy of peer to peer mentoring.

Teaching interests

Staff Tutor and Lecturer in Sociology and SSGS Associate Director of Teaching

I began tutoring as an AL in 2001. I am currently Module Chair of DD308 (Making Social Worlds) and Cluster Manager on DD102. As someone who came to higher education as a mature student I have maintained an interest in widening access in HE and was previously programme director of two Access to HE courses at a college of further education.

Higher Education Academy/APPLAUD (previously OpenPAD) mentor, assessor and panel member.

Impact and engagement

Higher Education Academy (HEA) – Senior Fellow

Member of the British Sociological Association (BSA)

Member of the Access and Participation Plan (APP) Task and Finish Group