Senior Lecturer in Education, University of Roehampton
Dr Jason Arday is a Senior Lecturer in Education at Roehampton University, School of Education, a Visiting Research Fellow at The Ohio State University in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and a Trustee of the Runnymede Trust, the UK’s leading Race Equality Thinktank.
Jason’s research focuses on Race, Education and Social Justice. He is the Co-Editor of two policy publications with Professor Claire Alexander (University of Manchester) and Dr Debbie Weekes-Bernard (Joseph Rowntree Foundation) which have been disseminated within UK Parliament from the Runnymede Perspectives collection funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC); Aiming Higher: Race, Inequality and Diversity in the Academy (February, 2015) and The Runnymede School Report Race: Education and Inequality in Contemporary Britain (September, 2015). He has also completed a report for University and College Union (UCU) entitled Exploring Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Doctoral Students’ perceptions of a career in Academia: Experiences, Perceptions and Career Progression published in June 2017.
Jason is author of the forthcoming titles: Considering Racialised Contexts in Education: Using Reflective Practice and Peer-Mentoring to support Black and Ethnic Minority educators (Routledge); Being Young, Black and Male: Challenging the dominant discourse (Palgrave); Exploring Cool Britannia and Multi-Ethnic Britain: Uncorking the Champagne Supernova (Routledge). He has recently completed an edited collection with Professor Heidi Mirza (Goldsmiths, University of London) entitled Dismantling Race in Higher Education: Racism, Whiteness and Decolonising the Academy (Palgrave).
Jason is the Lead-editor of an upcoming book series on Race and Education (Palgrave) with Professor Michael Peters (University of Waitako), Dr Paul Warmington (University of Warwick), Professor Vikki Boliver (Durham University), Professor Zeus Leonardo (University of California) and Professor James Moore III (The Ohio State University).