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Senior Lecturer in Education Studies, University of East London

Dr Alpesh Maisuria is an Education Studies Senior Lecturer at the University of East London. He is interested in social class, educational policy, neoliberalism and Marxism. Particular, issues of interest include:-Jeremy Corbyn and a nationalised education service-The English Academies Schools Programme and Free schools -Inequality, fairness, and private schools-Swedish social democracy and class * Social class * Critical Realism and Marxism * Education policy.

His current research (with colleagues in Australia, USA and Sweden) is based on the neoliberalisation of education and specifically academic labour. He also has expertise on ideology -Swedish social democracy /Cuban communism and education policy.

Alpesh’s doctoral thesis (UCL's Institute of Education) focussed on social class in Sweden.

All my work can be found here:


  • –present
    Editorial board of academic journal, Educational Theory, University of Illinois
  • –present
    Deputy Chief Editor , Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies (JCEPS)
  • –present
    International Advisory Board Member , International Conference on Critical Education (ICCE)
  • 2014–present
    Senior Lecturer, University of East London