Challenging Ideas about Disaffection

Meet the Researchers

Val Gillies

Val Gillies is Professor of Social Research in the Weeks Centre for Social and Policy Research at London South Bank University.  She has researched and published in the area of family, social class and marginalised children and young people, producing a wide range journal articles and book chapters on parenting, young people at risk of school exclusion, home school relations as well as qualitative research methods. More details on Vals work can be found here

   

Yvonne Robinson

Yvonne Robinson is a Senior Research Fellow in the Weeks Centre for Social and Policy Research at London South Bank University.   She has successfully undertaken research and evaluation for the Economic and Social Research Council and a number of UK government departments, producing articles and reports on marginalised groups as well as arts based research methodologies as a means understanding marginalised group experiences.