John Crossan

Research Fellow

Personal Statement

My work is concenred fundamentally with the urban environemt - its production, its use and its potential. My research is also driven by broader social and political concerns about urban inequlity, citizenship education and democracy.

My current research centres upon the newly formed Centre for Work-based Learning in Scotland. This is a collaborative cross-sectoral project involving researchers from the University of Strathclyde, Heriot Watt, Robert Gordon University and Skills Development Scotland (SDS). Working with staff at SDS my role is to co-develop the centres initial research agenda (for more information on the centre see

Research Interests

• Work-based Learning Pedagogies
• Civic education
• Urban Ecology
• Anarchist Theory and Practice



    Research areas

  • Human Geography , Urban Ecology , Work-based Learning , Democratic Education, Anarchism

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