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REAL: Associate Members

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REAL Centre Associate Members

Dr Monazza Aslam: Education economist; children's learning outcomes and teacher effectiveness in India and Pakistan.

Dr Paul Atherton: Economist by background, educationalist by experience: Interested in how education leads to inclusive growth; how education systems perform, and how donors and programmes interact with them to improve outcomes; the role of non-school inputs and the shadow education system in generating system change.

Dr Aditi Bhutoria: Quantitative researcher interested in the design, delivery and impact of educational policy and interventions in developing countries. Fields of interest: Economics of Education, Public Policy, Development, and Behavioral Economics. Topics of Interest: access and quality in schools, financial literacy, non-cognitive skills, field experiments.

Dr Marcos Delprato: Application of quantitative methods in the social sciences in the field of international education; construction of large databases using household surveys.

Dr Bjoern Hassler: OER4Schools programme, including with the University of Johannesburg focusing on integrating OER4Schools materials into new courses.

Dr Akanksha A. Marphatia: Use of longitudinal biomedical studies to investigate developmental and geographic origins of inequality in educational attainment; professional experience in international macroeconomic, education and gender policy.

Dr Shenila Rawal: quantitative research specialising in the economics of education; teacher quality and effectiveness, the relationship between poverty and educational outcomes, and the role of gender and social distance in reducing economic and educational gaps.

Dr Laura Savage:DFID senior education adviser; key interest areas include systems thinking in education, the politics of aid, the politics of large-scale education reform; historian and political ethnographer.

Dr Matthew Somerville:Special educational needs and disability; inclusive classroom practices; metacognition and self-regulation; emotion and emotion regulation; supporting children's well-being.

Dr Rodrigo Torres Nunez: Economics of education; inequality of educational opportunity; school effectiveness; school systems’ institutional policies and equity in learning; widening access to tertiary education.

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