Dr. Jo-Anne Dillabough
University of Cambridge
Dr. Jo-Anne Dillabough is with Co-Lead of the MECCE Project’s Learning Institutes and is also part of the MECCE Project’s Knowledge Synthesis Studies Working Group. Dr. Dillabough is a Reader in the Sociology of Young People and Global Cultures, in the Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge. Her core research interests fall in three key areas. The first is in relation to the sociology and urban geographies of youth cultures and exclusions in global cities. A second more recent set of interests relates to questions about how global urban change impacts upon the most disadvantaged young people. A third interest is in the area of widening participation and equity in higher education research, displaced communities and higher education, as well as gendered and racialized work in the academy.