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Susan L. Robertson, professor, University of Cambridge

Honorary professor at DPU, Aarhus University from 1 September 2020.

Susan L. Robertson is currently Professor of Sociology of Education and Head at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, UK.

Prior to Cambridge, Susan has held professorial posts in Bristol, UK, Auckland, and Perth, Australia. Susan began her academic career in the early 1980s in Australia before pursuing a PhD in Canada. Over the years she has pursued a research and teaching agenda broadly concerned with transformations of the state and education, the changing geographies of state projects, the rise of global and regional actors in education, and how these shifts selectively alter distributional politics and outcomes.

Susan been a grant holder of European Commission funded projects, as well as the UK’s ESRC, the NZ’s Marsden Fund. Her most recent works are on the future and anticipatory global governance. Susan is founding editor and currently Editor in Chief of Globalisation, Societies and Education.