Carol Reid is a sociologist of education in the Centre for Educational Research at the University of Western Sydney. Carol’s research explores processes of globalisation and mobilities on youth, ethnicity and race and the intersections of these social identities with the changing nature of teacher’s work. Current research is concerned with Settlement Outcomes of Syrian Conflict Refugees and cosmopolitan theory for education. Carol received her PhD and BA (Hons) from Macquarie University in Sociology and was a teacher prior to these studies for 13 years.

Professor Reid is the International Sociological Association's Vice President for Oceania (2014-2018).