Speaker

Jo-Anne Dillabough

University of Cambridge, UK

> Break-out session Youth rising: between exclusion and belonging
> Closing panel discussion Shaping educational responses

Jo-Anne Dillabough is Reader in the Sociology of Youth and Global Cultures (Education), University of Cambridge, and Chair and Convener of Education, Equality and Development. Her interests are in the sociology of young people, cities research and the role that wider forces play in enhancing youth marginalization in global cities worldwide. She has been a visiting scholar at universities in Australia, Argentina, the UK, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. She has been awarded five SSHRC grants, an ERSC impact grant, and is currently holding a British Academy grant on youth cultures in exile, migration and diasporic engagement. She has held the Spencer Fellowship (US) and a Peter Wall Fellowship at the University of British Columbia. She was also the David Lam Chair in Multicultural Education at the University of British Columbia between 2010 and 2014.

Dr Dillabough was co-editor of Education, Globalization and Social Change (Oxford University Press), Challenging Democracy (Routledge), Troubling Gender and was co-editor of Gender and Education from 2012-2017. Other book publications including Lost Youth in the Global City: Class, Culture and the Urban Imaginary (with J. Kennelly, Routledge, 2010). She has published numerous single and joint authored journal articles in international journals alongside book chapters, including recently: ‘Of Time and the City’: Young People’s Ethnographic Accounts of Identity and Urban Experience (Dillabough & Gardner, 2015, Springer); “Distant cities, travelling tales and segmented young lives: making and remaking youth exclusion across time and place” (with McLeod & Oliver, 2015); and ‘Gender, Social Justice and Citizenship in Education: Engaging Space, the Narrative Imagination, and Relationality (Dillabough, 2016)

www.educ.cam.ac.uk/people/staff/dillabough/

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