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Professor John Gray FBA

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About this Fellow

Sociology Western Europe USA, Canada and/or Mexico



Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of Education, University of Cambridge

Past Appointments

  • Research Fellow, Centre for Educational Sociology, University of Edinburgh, 1975 - 1979
  • Lecturer, Professor of Education, The University of Sheffield, 1979 - 1994
  • Director of Research, Homerton College University of Cambridge, 1994 - 2001
  • Professor of Education, University of Cambridge, 2001
  • Emeritus Professor of Education, University of Cambridge, 2016


The Supportive School

John Gray, Maurice Galton, Colleen McLaughlin, Barbie Clarke, Jennifer Symonds, 2011 Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Quality and Equity in European Education

Hofman, A., Hofman, R., Gray, J., Daly, P., 2004 Kluwer Academic Press

Merging Traditions: Future of Research on School Effectiveness and School Improvement (School Development)

Ed. John Gray, David Reynolds, Carol Fitz-Gibbon, David Jesson, 1996 Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd

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Risk and uncertainty; social policy and state welfare, especially theoretical and normative approaches; cross-national comparative work in Europe and East Asia; public attitudes to inequality, social justice and social policy

Professor Robert Sampson

Urban inequality and the social structure of contemporary cities, including the study of neighbourhood effects; stability and change in crime over the life course