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Yvette Taylor

Yvette Taylor

University of Strathclyde

Yvette Taylor is Professor of Education, Deputy Head of School, University of Strathclyde and held posts as Professor in Social and Policy Studies and Head of the Weeks Centre for Social and Policy Research (2011-2015), and Senior Lecturer in Sociology at Newcastle University (2005-2011). Yvette has held a British Academy mid-career fellowship (2013-14) and ESRC funded projects include ‘From the Coal Face to the Car Park? Gender and Class in the North East of England’ (2007-2009) and ‘Making Space for Queer Identifying Religious Youth’ (2011-2013). She is PI for the ‘Comparing Intersectional Lifecourse Inequalities among LGBTQI+ Citizens in Four European Countries’ (2018-2021).

Yvette has published four sole-authored books and edited titles include Educational Diversity (2012); The Entrepreneurial University (2014); Feeling Academic in the Neoliberal University (2018). Yvette edits the Palgrave Gender and Education Series and co-edits the Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities Series.


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