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Senior lecturer, University of East London

Andrew Wilkins is Senior Lecturer in Education Studies at the University of East London. His research focuses on theories and practices of statecraft, statehood and state power in the context of studies of educational governance. He is a member of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Peer Review College, Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA), Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA), co-convenor of the BERA SIG Social Theory and Education, and Associate of the Robert Owen Centre for Educational Change, University of Glasgow. His most recent publication is Modernising School Governance: Corporate Planning and Expert Handling in State Education (2016, Routledge).


  • 2015–present
    Senior lecturer, University of East London
  • 2012–2015
    Research fellow, University of Roehampton


    The Open University, PhD


  • 2016
    Modernising school governance: Corporate planning and expert handling in state education, Routledge

Grants and Contracts

  • 2012
    School accountability: a comparative study of policy and practice across three types of secondary school
    Principal Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Economic and Social Research Council