DURRANI, Naureen

Naureen Durrani

Naureen Durrani is a Senior Lecturer in International Education and Development at the Centre for International Education, University of Sussex where she convenes the internationally reputed MA in International Education and Development and teaches on 
PhD, postgraduate and undergraduate courses. Naureen’s research addresses the links between identity construction and education and the ways these impact on social relations, social cohesion and conflict. Her theoretical framing focuses on the intersection of identities, in particular, gender, religion (Islam), ethnicity and age (youth). Her research projects have explored education policy, curriculum, teacher education, citizenship identities and youth in diverse contexts including Pakistan, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa and the UK. Naureen has published widely on these topics including a recent co-authored book, ‘Troubling Muslim Youth Identities: Religion, Nation, Gender’ published by Palgrave Macmillan. Her research has been funded by DFID, ESRC, UNICEF, Oxfam Novib, SIDA and AusAid. Naureen is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK and has held research/academic positions