I'm a (part-time) Senior Professor in Politics and Education, in the School of Social Sciences at London Metropolitan University.
I also have a Jean Monnet (ad personam) Chair in Citizenship Education in Europe, and am a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences (UK).
I used to be the Director of Institute for Policy Studies in Education (IPSE) at London Metropolitan, from 2000 to 2009, and I also established the Children's Identity and Citizenship in Europe Academic Network for the European Commission in 1998, and directed this till 2008.
I retired from full-time employment in the summer of 2009, since when I’ve been conducting a personal research study of how young people in Europe construct their political identities – locally, in their own state, as Europeans, and globally. I continue to be interested in researching and promoting policies for social justice and equity in education.
On this website you will find information on
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the progress of my current major project, on how young people in Europe construct their political identities - with respect to their town, region, country/nation, Europe and beyond. This has covered 30 counties so far, 105 different places - see the map to the left - and small group discussions with over 2000 young people between 11 and 20 – and it’s planned to grow further. Two pages:
Three pages on other aspects of my activities
Do contact me ...
- it may take time before I reply, but I will get back to you.
alistairrosslondon[at]gmail.com or email@example.com
Recent and forthcoming publications
In press: (edited book)
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