Department:School of Education & Social Care
Areas of Expertise: Education and teaching
Catherine is Head of our Department for Education. She has more than 20 years' experience as a teacher in secondary and middle schools.
In schools, Catherine's roles include teacher of English, Special Educational Needs Coordinator and Assistant Headteacher. Catherine was seconded to local authority positions as a Learning and Teaching Adviser and Safeguarding Lead for Education. She joined Anglia Ruskin in 2011 as a Course Group Leader for Education and became Head of Department for Education in 2015.
Catherine completed a PhD in 2013 at the Institute of Education in London (UCL). The title of her thesis was An Autoethnographic Enquiry into Heteronormativity in a Rural School Community.
Catherine is a supervisor on the EdD and PhD and would be pleased to supervise students with interests in:
Lee, C., 2017. Heteronormativity in a Rural School Community: An Autoethnography. Sense Publications.
Lee, C., 2010. Interrogating heteronormativity in primary schools: The No Outsiders project. Sex Education, 10(1), pp109-111.
Duvivier, R; Lee, C ; Walkling, J., 2015. An Emerging Paradigm: Professional Preparation in Student Affairs in Higher Education in the United Kingdom. Paper Presented at the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) National Convention, 7 March 2015, Tampa, Florida.
Lee, C., 2017. Heteronormativity in a Rural School Community. Paper presented at the DfE Courageous Leaders Conference, 4 May 2017, Essex, UK.