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Professor Sheila Riddell

Professor of Inclusion and Diversity / Director of CREID

Education, Community and Society (ECS)


Tel: +44 (0)131 651 6597


Simon Laurie House


Sheila Riddell is Director of the Centre for Research in Education Inclusion and Diversity at the Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh. She previously worked as Director of the Strathclyde Centre for Disability Research, University of Glasgow. Her research interests are in the broad field of equality and social inclusion, with particular reference to gender, social class and disability in the fields of education, training, employment and social care. Sheila is currently working on projects investigating higher education, lifelong learning policy, and special and inclusive education across Europe.

Further details on CREID's website

Principal interests

  • Inclusion and diversity
  • Equality and human rights
  • Lifelong learning
  • Additional support needs

Research supervision

Projects supervised by Professor Sheila Riddell

Current and recent research


Details of other projects on CREID's website.



Publications list for Professor Sheila Riddell

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