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Dr Jonathan Harris

General Information

External Interests / Community Service

  • Member of the Educational Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI)

Research Interests

  • Social justice and equal opportunities in Education
  • Cross-curricular teaching and learning
  • Geopolitics in education and training

Background & Qualifications

  • BA, MPhil, and PhD in Geography, Cambridge University, 2010-2018
  • Visiting Research Associate, Queen’s University, Belfast 2016-2017
  • PGCE, Institute of Education (UCL), London, 2018-2019

Research & Scholarship

Journal Articles

Harris, J. (2020) “Imazighen of France; Articulations of an Indigenous diaspora”, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies https://doi.org/10.1080/1369183X.2020.1788382

Harris, J. (2020) “Nativist-populism, the internet and the geopolitics of indigenous diaspora”, Political Geography, 78 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polgeo.2019.102124

Harris, A. and Harris, J. (2018) “Is The Map More Interesting Than The Territory? A Post-Representational Approach to Michel Houellebecq’s The Map and the Territory”, Literary Geographies, 4(2) https://www.literarygeographies.net/index.php/LitGeogs/article/view/125/pdf

Harris, J. (2015) “El Harka: Perceptions of the Migration‐Development Nexus in Post‐Revolution Tunis”, Population, Space and Place, 21(6):493-505 https://doi.org/10.1002/psp.1865

Research Reports

Walsh, G., Purdy, N., Dunn, J., Jones, S., Harris, J., and Ballentine, M. (2020) Homeschooling in Northern Ireland during the COVID-19 crisis: the experiences of parents and carers. Belfast: Centre for Research in Educational Underachievement

Henderson, L., Harris, J., Purdy, N. and Walsh, G. (2020) Educational Underachievement in Northern Ireland: Evidence Summary. Stranmillis University College, Belfast: Centre for Research in Educational Underachievement

Purdy, N., Beck, G., McClelland, O’Hagan, C., Totton, L., Harris, J., (2019) Too Little, Too Late: The views of parents/carers on their child’s experiences of the Special Educational Needs (SEN) process in mainstream schools. Belfast, UK: NICCY