Staff profile

Dr Stuart Connor


Senior Lecturer in Education


Education, Childhood and SEND


College of Arts, Humanities and Education





I am a senior lecturer in Education, within Education, Childhood and SEND at the Institute of Education.  

Teaching responsibilities

I teach and facilitate learning on core and optional modules on the MA in Education Studies. This Education Policy and Practice (7PE600); Designing Social Research (7PE596) and supervising students during their Independent Studies Project. 

Recent publications


Connor, S., Hayes, S, Jopling, M. and Johnson, M. (Editors) (2023 – forthcoming) Human Data Interaction, Disadvantage and Skills in the Community: Enabling Cross-Sector Environments For Postdigital Inclusion. Springer.

Connor, S (2013) What's Your Problem? Making sense of social problems and the policy process. St Albans: Critical Publishing.

Simpson, G. & Connor, S. (2011) Social Policy for Social Welfare Professionals. Bristol: Policy Press.


Hayes, S., Connor, S., Johnson, M. and Jopling, M. (2021). Connecting Cross-sector Community Voices: Data, Disadvantage, and Postdigital Inclusion. Postdigit Sci Educ.

Traxler, J., Connor, S., Hayes, S. and Jandric, P. (2021). Futures Studies, Mobilities, and the Postdigital Condition: Contention or Complement. Postdigit Sci Educ.

Connor, S. (2018) (A)Political Futures: The rationale, form and function of independent fiscal councils in policy making, Futures of a Complex World, 12–13 June 2017, Conference Proceedings, FFRC eBOOK 2/2018, Finland Futures Research Centre, University of Turku. 286 p. ISBN 978-952-249-499-3, ISSN 1797-1322.  

Connor, S. (2017) An examination of independent fiscal councils and their orientation to the future and policy making, European Journal of Futures Research. 5: 19.