Vice-Chair Conference & Events and Trustee
Dr Denise Mifsud is Associate Professor in Educational Leadership, Management and Governance in the Department of Education at the University of Bath. She has many years of practitioner experience in education settings in both teaching and top-level leadership roles within the Ministry for Education, Malta, in addition to holding academic roles in Scotland and Malta.
She was awarded her PhD by the University of Stirling in 2015. Research areas of interest include educational policy analysis, generation, reception and enactment; critical leadership theories, with a particular interest in educational leadership, especially distributed forms; school networks and educational reform; teacher education; teacher leadership; power relations; Foucauldian theory; Actor-Network theory, as well as qualitative research methods, with a particular focus on narrative. She is a member of several professional organizations, in addition to being an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She is an elected member of the BELMAS Council, as well as co-convenor of the Critical Educational Leadership & Policy Studies BELMAS RIG, and co-convenor of the Social Theory and Education BERA SIG. She has published in several international top-rated journals, in addition to monographs and edited volumes. She has won awards by the AERA, EERA and SERA for her publications.