Postdoctoral Researcher at the Robert Owen Centre for Educational Change at the University of Glasgow. She got her PhD in Sociology at the Department of Political and Social Sciences at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona). Her main research interests are social stratification, education and transitions to labour market. Her doctoral thesis addresses the study of overeducation among university graduates from different fields of study and social origins. She is now working full-time in the H2020 project, developing the Scottish part of the project jointly with the rest of the team at University of Glasgow.
Professor of Comparative and International Education at the University of Glasgow, and Director of the Robert Owen Centre for Educational Change. She has been Vice-Chair and Chair of the British Association for International and Comparative Education (2008-2012) and editor of the journal Comparative Education (2009-2014) and is currently Chair of the Research Standing Committee of the World Council of Comparative Education Societies. Her research interests include learner mobility and the relationships between policy, pedagogy and social change, and her methodological expertise includes comparative case studies and qualitative approaches.
Senior Lecturer in educational sociology and research methods in the School of Education at the University of Glasgow. She holds a doctoral degree in educational sociology. Her main research interests revolve around international and comparative dimensions on youth and young adult (aged 14-29 years) transitions in education, training and work, and related education and social policy.