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Dr Gurnam Singh

Dr Gurnam Singh (PhD, FRSA, NTF)

Dr Singh is Associate Professor of Equity of Attainment at Coventry University and much of his work focusses on the question of ‘race’, ‘pedagogy’ and higher education’. Also, he is Hon Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Warwick and Visiting Fellow in Race and Education at the University of Arts, London. Prior to entering academia, he had a background in community activism and professional social work. After studying science at undergraduate level, he moved into the social sciences. In recognition his work on critical pedagogy and equity in education, he was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship (NTF) from the UK Higher Education Academy (HEA) in 2009. And in 2018 Dr Singh was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts (FRSA). He is considered a world expert on social justice, social work and higher education and has published 4 books and 40 book chapters and peer-review journal articles, given numerous conference papers and regularly contributes to podcasts, blogs and media interviews. He has worked as a consultant with a number of bodies, such as the HEFCE, UUK, OfS, HEA, LFHE, Advanced HE, and various universities.