Sonia Exley joined the LSE Department of Social Policy in 2011. She teaches on a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses and is Deputy Director of the MSc in International Social and Public Policy.
Sonia’s specialist area of research is education policy. She has a particular interest in the marketisation and privatisation of education systems across the world and the implications such developments may have for disadvantaged groups.
Sonia is Lead Editor on the Journal of Education Policy. She has publshed in a range of social policy and education journals, including Social Policy and Administration, Policy and Politics, the Oxford Review of Education, Critical Studies in Education and the British Journal of Educational Studies.
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Sonia supervises doctoral studies in areas including:
Marketization and privatisation of education; social disadvantage and its relationship to education; education governance; history of social policy and administration.