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Dr Fiona James


Fiona James

Lecturer in Education/ Chair of the Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education Ethics Committee

Biography Fiona teaches on the BA Education Studies, BA Early Childhood and MA Education programmes and also supervises Ed D and PhD students in education. She has particular expertise in constructing theoretical lenses inspired by critical and social theory in order to examine educational issues. Fiona's PhD explored questions of 'self' and 'identity' in Higher Education, though more recently she has focused on such questions arising for learners of all ages, in informal as well as formal educational contexts.
Research Interests - Interactionist and socially situated approaches to empirical research, including Discourse Analysis and Grounded Theory.

- Learning in informal and non-formal contexts

- The philosophy of Foucault and the later Wittgenstein

- Educational inequalities
Scopus Author ID 57192391906