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Professor Maria Tsouroufli

Professor Maria Tsouroufli
Professor in Education


I am Professor of Education at the College of Business, Arts and Social Sciences. Previously I worked as Reader in Women and Gender at the University of Wolverhampton. My research is concerned with social justice with a particular focus on gender inequalities in education and professions.


PhD in Gender and Education, University of Southampton, UK

Post-graduate Certificate in Post-Compulsory Education, University of Warwick, UK

BA in Education, with Qualified Teacher Status, School of Educational Studies, University of Crete, Greece


 Education Unit of Assessment Impact Case Lead, ESRC GUDTR Education path lead,  EdD teaching, assessment and tutoring, MA and BA dissertation supervision, marking and moderation, Doctoral research supervision, Research mentoring and support,  Acting Department research seminar co-ordinator

Newest selected publications

Tsouroufli, M., Redai, D. and Guerrini, V. (2020) 'Tsouroufli, M. Rédai, D. Guerrini, V. ‘Gender Equality and Stereotyping in Secondary Schools: Case Studies from England, Hungary and Italy’ Co-authored book, Palgrave Gender and Education series, contract agreed, publication date September 2020'.


Tsouroufli, M. (Accepted) '• Tsouroufli, M. (2019) ‘An examination of the Athena SWAN initiative: critical reflections’ In Gail Crimmins (Eds) ‘Strategies for resisting sexism in the academy: Higher Education, Gender and Neoliberalism’ Palgrave MacMillan', in Grimmins, G. (ed.) Strategies for resisting sexism in the academy: Higher Education, Gender and Neoliberalism. Palgrave.

Book chapter

Tsouroufli, M. (2019) 'School related gender based violence (SRGBV) in England: An Intersectional Analysis'. Interdisciplinary perspectives to Equality and Diversity’ (IPED Journal.Open Access Link

Journal article

GRiffin, H., Belgeonne, C., Tsouroufli, M., Redai, D. and Guerrini, V. (2019) 'Griffin, H., Belgeonne, C. Tsouroufli, M. Rédai, D. Guerrini, V. Sobieraj, A. Nagy, B. Mihalko, V., Lewis, L., Biemmi, I., Ulivieri, S. Final Report: Developing Gender Equality Charter Marks in order to overcome gender stereotyping in education across Europe UST/2015/RGEN/AG/ROLE, Action grants to support transnational projects to promote good practices on gender roles and to overcome gender stereotypes in education, training and in the workplace RIGHTS, EQUALITY AND CITIZENSHIP/JUSTICE PROGRAMME (2014-2020), June 2019'.


Tsouroufli, M. (2019) 'An examination of the athena SWAN initiatives in the UK: Critical reflections', inPalgrave Studies in Gender and Education. pp. 35 - 54.

Book chapter
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