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Dr Halleli Pinson

Dr Halleli Pinson

Education, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel


Biography:

Halleli Pinson (BA, TAU; MPhil, PhD, Cambridge University) is a senior lecturer at the Department of Education, Ben-Gurion University. Pinson is a political sociologist of education, she has published extensively on citizenship education in conflict-ridden societies, neo-liberal policies in the context of minority education, and education and forced migration, especially on educational policies and school practices in relation to the integration of asylum-seeking children. She is the co-author of Education, Asylum and the 'Non-Citizen' Child, and a co-editor of Citizenship, Education and Social Conflict. She is currently the president of Israeli Comparative Education Society and a member of the UNESCO-UCLA network of Global Citizenship. She is also a member of the editorial boards of the BJSE and Race Ethnicity and Education.

Research Interests

Sociology of education and migration,  the schooling of migrant children and in particularly asylum-seeking children; the challenges to state education institutions and the changing role of education in the age of human mobility