Professor Sally Tomlinson PhD
Sally Tomlinson was Professor of Educational Research at the University of Lancaster, England, from 1984-1991; Professor of Education at the University of Wales Swansea 1990-91 and Goldsmiths Professor of Educational Policy and Management at Goldsmiths College, London University 1991-1999.
1999 to the present, she is an Emeritus Professor at Goldsmiths College and a Honorary
Research Fellow in the Department of Education, University of Oxford. She was a
Visiting Professor at the University of Wolverhampton, 2008-2012 and a member of the
Council of the University of Gloucestershire 2001-2009.
She has taught, researched and published over the past thirty years in the areas of race ethnicity and education, educational policy, special education, and home-school relations. Her selected works were published by Routledge in 2014 (The Politics of Race, Class and Special Education).
She was a Trustee of the Africa Educational Trust for 20 years from 1992-2012, being the first woman Chair of the Trust (2005-2008), and working in Somalia and Somaliland a number of times.
In 2011 she joined the Governing Council of the South Worcestershire College.