Professor Jocey Quinn
Profiles

Professor Jocey Quinn

Professor of Education

Plymouth Institute of Education (Faculty of Arts and Humanities)

Role

Professor of Education

Qualifications

PhD Educational Research,  Lancaster University (ESRC award)

PGCEA (Majoring in Higher Education), University of Surrey

MA Area Studies: USA, University College, London (DES award)

BA Hons English, University of Liverpool

Professional membership

AERA
BSA
GEA

Roles on external bodies

Editorial Board

Gender and Education
Policy Futures in Education
Journal of Widening Participation and Lifelong Learning

Research interests

Education and Culture

Learning outside Formal Education


Post-compulsory Education and Training

Comparative Higher Education

HE curriculum and feminist ideas

Grants & contracts

Current externally funded projects


2015-2017 Arts Council Research Grants Programme, Beyond Words, principal investigator

2014-2016 British Academy, The Significance and Survival of Tent City University, principal investigator

2014-2016 Erasmus+, PrevDrop, Preventing student drop out from Higher Education or facilitating successful switching to Vocational Education and Training, co-investigator

Selected Previous Funded Projects

2013-2015 Council of Europe, Higher Education in Bosnia and Herzegovina, principal investigator

2013-2016 Campaign for National Parks, Mosaic Youth Project, principal investigator 

2011-2013 ESRC New Perspectives on Education and Culture, principal investigator

2012 Equality Challenge Unit, Women's Mentoring in Higher Education, principal investigator

2009-2010 Equality Challenge Unit, Equality issues in student work placements in the Arts and Cultural Sector, principal investigator

2007-2008 DIUS  International synthesis of widening participation initiatives, principal investigator

2006-2008 EU/Learning and Skills Council/Connexions Young people in jobs without training in South West England, principal investigator

2006 ESRC Backward and Forward Linkages between universities and communities, co-applicant

2003-2005 Joseph Rowntree Foundation Rethinking working class drop out from Higher Education, principal investigator

2003-2004 Learning and Skills Research Council, Learning Brokerage Research Project, co-applicant

2002-2003 Esmee Fairbairn Foundation, International retention in HE  project, co-applicant

2002-2004 ESRC Problematising Methodology in Access Research, principal investigator

2002 DfES Supporting Retention of Non-Traditional Students in HE (Traynor Report), co-applicant

2001 HEFCE Evaluation of widening participation partnerships, co-applicant

1997-2000 ESRC Powerful Subjects: women students, subjectivity and the HE curriculum, PhD studentship

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
Quinn J, Blandon C & Batson A 2019 'Living Beyond Words: post-human reflections on making music with post-verbal people' Arts and Health: An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice , DOI PEARL
Quinn J 2017 'Respecting young people’s informal learning: Circumventing strategic policy evasions' Policy Futures in Education 147821031773622-147821031773622 , DOI PEARL
Quinn J & Blandon C 2017 'The potential for lifelong learning in dementia: a post-humanist exploration' International Journal of Lifelong Education 1-17 , DOI PEARL
Quinn J 2013 'Theorising learning and nature: post-human possibilities and problems' GENDER AND EDUCATION 25, (6) 738-753 Author Site , DOI
Allen K, Quinn J, Hollingworth S & Rose A 2013 'Becoming employable students and 'ideal' creative workers: exclusion and inequality in higher education work placements' BRITISH JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION 34, (3) 431-452 Author Site , DOI
Quinn J 2012 'New Learning Worlds?: the significance of nature in the lives of marginalised young people' Discourse:Cultural politics of Education 34, (5) Author Site , DOI
Holdsworth C & Quinn J 2012 'The Epistemological Challenge of Higher Education Student Volunteering: “Reproductive” or “Deconstructive” Volunteering?' Antipode 44, (2) 386-405 , DOI
Lawy R, Quinn J & Diment K 2010 'Responding to the ‘needs’ of young people in jobs without training (JWT): some policy suggestions and recommendations' Journal of Youth Studies 13, (3) 335-352 , DOI
Holdsworth C & Quinn J 2010 'Student volunteering in English higher education' Studies in Higher Education 35, (1) 113-127 , DOI
Lawy R, Quinn J & Diment K 2009 'Listening to ‘the thick bunch’: (mis)understanding and (mis)representation of young people in jobs without training in the South West of England' British Journal of Sociology of Education 30, (6) 741-755 , DOI
Quinn J, Lawry R & Diment K 2009 'Listening to 'the thick bunch': (mis) understandings and (mis) representations of young people in jobs without training in South West Ensland' British Journal of Sociology of Education 30, (6) 741-755 , DOI
Quinn J 2009 'Many more rivers to cross: women and higher education' Gender and Education 21, (3) 337-341 , DOI
Quinn J, Thomas L, Slack K, Casey L, Thexton W & Noble J 2006 'Lifting the hood: lifelong learning and young, white, provincial working‐class masculinities' British Educational Research Journal 32, (5) 735-750 , DOI
Quinn J 2005 'Belonging in a learning community: The re-imagined university and imagined social capital' Studies in the Education of Adults 37, (1) 4-17 , DOI
Quinn * J 2004 'Mothers, learners and countermemory' Gender and Education 16, (3) 365-378 , DOI
Quinn J 2004 'Understanding working-class 'drop-out' from higher education through a sociocultural lens: Cultural narratives and local contexts' International Studies in Sociology of Education 14, (1) 57-74 , DOI
Quinn J 2003 'The Dynamics of the Protected Space: Spatial concepts and women students' British Journal of Sociology of Education 24, (4) 449-461 , DOI
Books
Quinn J 2011 Learning Communities and Imagined Social Capital. Continuum
Chapters
Quinn J 2016 'Student community engagement through a posthuman lens: The trans-corporeality of student and sea' Posthuman Research Practices in Education 206-219 , DOI
2014 'The Entrepreneurial University' Palgrave Macmillan UK , DOI
Taylor Y 2012 'Educational Diversity' Palgrave Macmillan UK , DOI
Ecclestone K 2009 'Transitions and Learning through the Lifecourse' Routledge , DOI
Field J 2009 'Researching Transitions in Lifelong Learning' Routledge , DOI
Conference Papers
Quinn J, Lawy R & Diment K 2008 '‘Dead end kids in dead end jobs’? Reshaping debates on young people in jobs without training' Informa UK Limited 185-194 , DOI
Reports
Waite SJ, Blandon C & Quinn J 2014 Long term impacts of the Young Champion Experience with Exmoor National Park Authority.