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Prof Stephen McKinney

Professor in the School of Education, University of Glasgow, UK

Professor Stephen J. McKinney is the leader of the research and teaching group, Creativity, Culture and Faith in the School of Education at the University of Glasgow. His research interests include faith education, the impact of poverty on education, sectarianism and education and the education of minorities. He is the past President of the Scottish Educational Research Association. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Beliefs and Values and Improving Schools and is a past co-editor of the Scottish Educational Review. He has used a variety of mixed methods and quantitative and qualitative methods in his research including tri-partite measurement, interviews, observation, document analysis and historical analysis. He has authored or co-authored over 170 articles, book chapters, research reports and briefings. His most recent work is McKinney, S.J. and McCluskey, R. (2019) A History of Catholic Education and Schooling in Scotland: New Perspectives. Palgrave MacMillan.