Jennifer’s research interests are mostly around social identities and educational inequalities, equity and inclusion, educational policy and leadership, teacher education and the teaching profession as well as educational research methods with focus on the Global South. She had previously worked with the Centre for International Education at the University of Sussex as Teaching Fellow and on a on a collaborative project on youth identities in Pakistan, Nigeria, Lebanon and Senegal. She also co-facilitated the Education and Social Work First-Year PhD support group at Sussex.
Prior to working in the UK, Jennifer has been a Lecturer in Nigeria teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Comparative Education, Sociology of Education, Educational Philosophy and the history of education.
Jennifer is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA) and currently the Executive Secretary of the British Association for International and Comparative Education (BAICE). She is also a researcher with Ibali – an AHRC/GCRF-funded academic network that focuses on researching young people’s education, inclusions and exclusions in Sub-Saharan Africa and elsewhere using creative and collaborative approaches.