Dr Claire Stewart-Hall holds a PhD in Education (Leeds Beckett University), an MA in Feminist Critical Theory (University of Bristol) and a BA in Contemporary Art.

Her work builds on her experience and qualification as a Head Teacher in Secondary and Post 16 Education. Her work focuses on whiteness and constructions of ‘race’ and racism in policy enactment of senior leadership teams of schools in England. She has an interest in qualitative research methods and archival research about place and policy.


Book chapters
  • STEWART-HALL, C. (2022). Institutional Racism and Whiteness in Schools. In B. Kara & H. Wilson (Eds.), Diverse Educators A Manifesto. Legend Press Ltd.

  • Journal articles
  • Stewart-Hall, C., Langham, L., & Miller, P. (2023). Preventing school exclusions of black children in England – a critical review of prevention strategies and interventions. Equity in Education and Society, 2(3), 225-242.

  • STEWART-HALL, C. (2020). Thinking it through: how can we understand representation, distribution of power and whiteness in educational leadership? A research proposal working paper,. CollectiveEd Working Papers Issue 12.