Lecturer in Education, University of Portsmouth

Martin Myers is a lecturer in education at the University of Portsmouth. He is a sociologist whose work has explored the lives and identities of marginalised communities. His research has focused on Gypsy families, in particular their experiences of education and schooling, relations with non-Gypsy neighbours and understandings of mobility. His most recent research explores the experiences of home educators in relation to risk.


  • 2016–present
    Lecturer in Education, University of Portsmouth


  • 2014 
    The Open University, PhD


  • 2017
    Gypsy Students in the UK: the impact of mobility on education, Race Ethnicity and Education