Dr Sharon Walker

PhD, BA (Hons), PGCE, MPhil

  • School of Education, 35 Berkeley Square

    BS8 1JA Bristol

    United Kingdom

  • BS8 1JA

Personal profile

Research interests

Sharon's research examines the material and discursive processes that reproduce the idea of racial difference, and racist practices and outcomes in education systems. Her work addresses UK education policy and issues of race and racism in the field of comparative and international education. 

As a former primary school teacher, Sharon also works closely with primary school leaders (Key Stages 1 & 2) to strengthen teacher knowledge and capacity in taking forward anti-racist and decolonising initiatives.  

Sharon is a co-director of the Centre for Comparative International Research in Education and also a co-organiser of the Race, Empire and Education Collective and the Politics of Representation Collective.


Structured keywords and research groupings

  • SoE Centre for Comparative and International Research in Education


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