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Senior Lecturer in Childhood, Youth and Education, Manchester Metropolitan University

I am senior lecture in Childhood, Youth and Education at Manchester Metropolitan University. I lead on the MA in Autism Spectrum Conditions and teach more broadly in inclusive education at PG level. My research interests lie in learning, learning difference, labelling, discourse, and critical educational psychology.


  • 2017–present
    Senior Lecturer, Manchester Metropolitan Univerity
  • 2002–2017
    Academic Director, The University of Sheffield


  • 2014 
    The University of Sheffield, PhD
  • 2008 
    The University of Portsmouth, MSc
  • 2005 
    Manchester Metropolitan University, PG Dip teaching and Assessing in SpLD
  • 2002 
    Sheffield Hallam University, PG Dip TESOL
  • 1997 
    The University of Leicester, PGCE
  • 1996 
    The University of Liverpool, BA with honours


  • 2016
    Cameron, H. (2016) Beyond cognitive deficit: the everyday lived experience of dyslexic students at university. Disability & Society.,
  • 2016
    Cameron, H. (2016) ”Being’ dyslexic in higher education: reflections on discourse and identity.’ Chapter 22 in Billington, T., Goodley, D., Corcoran, T. and Williams, A. (Eds). Critical Educational Psychology: Wiley: ISBN-13: 978-1118975947,
  • 2015
    Cameron, H and Billington, T. (2015) The discursive construction of dyslexia by students in higher education as a moral and intellectual good. Disability & Society. 30 (8): 1225-1240,
  • 2015
    Cameron, H & Billington, T. (October 2015) ‘Just deal with it’: neoliberalism in dyslexic students’ talk about dyslexia and learning at university. Studies in Higher Education,
  • 2014
    Cameron, H. (2014) ‘Close-up, practitioner-led, ‘impact’-ful research in higher education: an example’ published online following presentation to conference Higher Education Close Up (HECU7), 21st-23rd July, 2014. Lancaster. Paper available here.,
  • 2014
    Stafford, T., Elgueta, H., and Cameron, H. (2014) Students’ engagement with a collaborative wiki tool predicts enhanced exam performance. Research in Learning Technology. 22. doi:10.3402/rlt.v22.22797,
  • 2012
    Cameron, H and Nunkoosing, K (2012) Lecturer perspectives on dyslexia and dyslexic students within one faculty at one university in England. Teaching in Higher Education. 17 (3): 341-352,

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