Research staff

Find out more about the academics working within the centre and see the research activity aligned to their specialisms.

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  • Professor Mike Neary

    Visiting Professor at CSPACE

    Mike is involved in work to establish a post-capitalist university, grounded historically in the radical practices and culture of the co-operative labour movement. His own theoretical work is derived out of a critical reinterpretation of Karl Marx's social theory that seeks to restore the problem of communism as the central...

  • Dr Jane O'Connor

    Associate Professor in Childhood Studies

    Jane is particularly interested in researching cultural aspects of childhood and media/technology. She has extensive experience using a variety of qualitative research methods including discourse analysis.

  • Professor Matt O'Leary

    Professor of Education, Director of CSPACE & College Academic Lead for REF UoA23 (Education)

    Professor Dr Matt O’Leary is Professor of Education at Birmingham City University. His main research interests focus on education policy and practice in further and higher education, particularly in the context of the professional learning of educators and the development of pedagogic practice. Professor O’Leary is one of the...

  • Dr Rachel Scudamore

    Visiting Professor

    Dr Rachel Scudamore is a Visiting Professor in the Faculty of Health Education and Life Sciences at Birmingham City University. She brings extensive experience of educational development and improving the broader student experience to support colleagues in their reflection on teaching practice and enquiry into effective student...

  • Dr Rob Smith

    Professor of Education

    Dr Rob Smith has extensive experience of working in secondary, Further and  Higher Education settings. His body of work explores the impact of funding and marketisation on teaching and learning in further education settings. He worked at the University of Wolverhampton for ten years as part of the Post Compulsory Education...

  • Dr Alex Wade

    Senior Research Fellow

    Alex's work is at its best where videogames meet society. Using theory to explore these intersections he looks to the histories of games to explore the formation of society during the Cold War and beyond. Of particular interest in his work are concepts of space, time, consumption as a function of production and the role of...

  • Dr Adam Whittaker

    Research Fellow

    Dr Adam Whittaker is Research Fellow at Birmingham City University, working in music education. Adam has researched widely in the fields of historical pedagogies of music and has taught music in a range of settings. He has been involved in research projects examining the reception history of early music, and completed his...

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