Prof. of Education/Deputy Head of School School of Education
University of Stirling
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Professor Julie AllanProfessor Julie Allan is Depute Head of Department in the School of Education. She directs the Professional Doctorate (EdD) Programme and teaches on the MRes and undergraduate Initial Teacher Education Programmes. Her research interests are in inclusive education, disability studies, children's rights and the arts, and she has been involved in a number of research projects and supervises students working in these areas. She has been adviser to the Scottish Parliament Committee of Inquiry on special educational needs and is currently involved in research on the medicalisation of children's behaviour.

Recent Publications


Journal Articles

Chapters in Books


Doctoral Supervisory Interests

This member of staff is interested in supervising doctoral students in the following subject areas:

  • Inclusion
  • Special needs
  • Disabilty
  • The arts and education
  • Children's rights
  • Social capital

Current Research Supervision - Julie Allan

Nouf Alenezi   Parents of students without SEN and secondary teachers’ perspectives towards including children with moderate learning difficulties in mainstream classrooms in Kuwait
Kirsty Alexander   Becoming Transparent: Learning, Subjectivity and Equality
Valerie Drew   Perceptions and Possibilities: A school community's imaginings for a future curriculum for excellence
Rhona MacKinnon   Parent Teacher consultations in early years settings
Ronald McVicar   A phenomenological study of what engages general practitioners in Practice-based Small Group Learning (PBSGL) and how this form of learning results in changes in clinical practice
Graham Nimmo   Threads, Knots and Nets: an exploration of the nature and narratives of handover in clinical intensive care
Barbara Paterson   The Legislative Routes of Education Policy in Scotland, Pluralistic or Corporatist?
Morag Redford   Inter-professional communication
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