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Dr Paul Warmington

Job Title
Centre for Education Studies
Research Interests

Sociology of education; critical theories of race and class; education policy and educational inequalities; post-compulsory education and training; work-based learning.


Paul Warmington joined the Centre for Education Studies in 2017. He has worked in higher education since 2000, teaching, researching and writing extensively on sociological and cultural aspects of education. Prior to this, Paul taught for eleven years in further education, specialising in English and in Black Studies. Paul's key current interests are in education and social justice, drawing on critical theories of race and class. He teaches at BA, Masters and doctoral levels. His recent writing focuses race equality and education policy, and vocational education. Paul's research has been funded by the ESRC, British Academy, HEFCE and the Society for Educational Studies. He has given many keynote lectures and symposia, including presentations at the American Educational Research Association and the British Educational Research Association's Annual Meetings. His most recent book is Black British Intellectuals and Education: multiculturalism's hidden history, published by Routledge.