Learn more about our research group's members.

Staff members 

Name Role
Luke Addison Teaching Fellow in Childhood Practice
Simon Bateson Co-Director (Froebelian Futures) and Research Associate (Froebel MSc)
Molly Brooks Research Fellow
Dr Claire Bynner Lecturer in Social Justice and Community Action
Dr Laura Colucci-Gray

Senior Lecturer in Science and Sustainability Education

Dr Patricio Cuevas-Parra Honorary Fellow
Dr Deborah Fry

Director of Data, Childlight - Global Child Safety Institute / Personal Chair, International Child Protection Research

Dr Ian Fyfe

Senior Lecturer in Youth Studies

Eloïse di Gianni Senior Policy Officer Observatory of Children's Human Rights
Alexandra Jundler Research Fellow
Dr Kristina Konstantoni

Senior Lecturer in Childhood Studies

Dr Marlies Kustatscher

Senior Lecturer in Childhood Studies

Dr Liz Latto Teaching Fellow in Childhood Practice
Dr Jennifer Lavoie Chancellor's Fellow
Professor Gillean McCluskey Interim Director of CREID / Deputy Head of School (Academic and Community Life)
Dr Christina McMellon Senior Research Fellow
Dr Lynn McNair OBE

Lecturer in Early Childhood and Froebel

Dr Fiona Morrison Lecturer in Childhood Studies
Professor John Ravenscroft

Chair of Childhood Visual Impairment

Dr Andie Reynolds Programme Director: MSc Social Justice and Community Action / Teaching in Communities
Dr Sabina Savadova Teaching Fellow in Childhood Studies and Practice
Professor Kay Tisdall Professor of Childhood Policy
Dr Sarah Ward

Lecturer in Learning in Communities

Dr Camille Warrington Senior Research Fellow
Dr Debby Wason Honorary Fellow
Dr Laura Wright

Lecturer in Childhood Studies

PhD students

Name Thesis title
Sara Abahussain Exploring the impacts of public kindergarten expansion project in relation to class equity in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Ruth Barnes Exploring children’s agency, parental consent and children's views and experiences of wellbeing in elite sport
Bethan Davies How has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted on Scottish childminders and their services?
Minkyung Kwon Gender perspectives of South Korean students in designing sex education
Boshi Liu Six-to-eight-year-old Chinese children's participation in choosing hobbies
Tao Liu A study on children's human rights under the kindergarten education context in China
Ewajesu Okewumi Children's participatory rights and decision making
Joyce Serwaa Oppong  Balancing the benefits against the challenges for children in the e-waste industry in Ghana
Xuanyi Ren The understandings and practices of Chinese young people's participation in the context
Priyambada Seal

Impact of climate change on school education: Perspectives and voices of adolescent Adivasi girls in India

Laura Weiner Understanding American out-of-school youth development policies and practice through young people, practitioners and discourse theory
Yi Yan

Involving children from minority ethnic groups in constructing children's human rights indicators: Take Scottish Chinese children as an example