Andrew Wilkins is Reader in Education Policy at Goldsmiths, University of London. He has worked as a research associate/fellow on several projects including ESRC, HEA and EU Tempus-funded projects. Andrew writes about education policy and comparative education with a focus on:
i. Translations and assemblages: the accommodation and negotiation of policy discourses. ii. Genealogies, geopolitics and governmentalities: the contingencies and rationalities of policy goals. iii. Ontologies and epistemologies: the subjects and knowledges of policy narratives.
Andrew is Associate Regional Editor (Europe) for Journal of Education Policy and on the editorial board for several other journals including British Journal of Sociology of Education and Journal of Applied Social Theory. He is external examiner for the MA Sociology of Education Umbrella Board at University College London (UCL) Institute of Education (IOE).
Andrew has been invited to peer review for numerous journals, book publishers and research councils as well as published in various international peer-reviewed journals including Journal of Education Policy, Critical Social Policy, Critical Policy Studies, Globalisation, Societies and Education, and Journal of Educational Administration and History.
Andrew is committed to public interests and arguments for, among other things, democratic and publicly accountable education services. In recent years he has worked with various schools and schools trusts and networks to debate and rethink approaches to school governance.