Dr Susan Pearson


After a range of roles in schools in England and aboad, I joined the Univeristy of Leeds in 1999. I progressed to being a Senior Lecturer.

I obtained my PhD from the University of Leeds in 2009.

Research interests

My research interests relate to inclusive education including the associated professional development and the involvement of learners in their education.

<h4>Research projects</h4> <p>Any research projects I'm currently working on will be listed below. Our list of all <a href="https://essl.leeds.ac.uk/dir/research-projects">research projects</a> allows you to view and search the full list of projects in the faculty.</p>


  • PhD Understanding and modelling teachers' professional dvelopment
  • MA
  • BA

Professional memberships

  • BERA
<h4>Postgraduate research opportunities</h4> <p>The school welcomes enquiries from motivated and qualified applicants from all around the world who are interested in PhD study. Our <a href="https://essl.leeds.ac.uk/research-opportunities">research opportunities</a> allow you to search for projects and scholarships.</p>