Dr Gurnam Singh CBE
research degrees lead & principal lecturer in social work, Coventry University

Gurnam Singh is currently principal lecturer in social work and lead for research degrees at Coventry University. He is also visiting professor of social work at the University of Chester and visiting fellow in race and education at the University of Arts, London. In 2009, he was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship from the UK Higher Education Academy.

His teaching, research and activism centres on critical pedagogy, social inequalities, social justice, human rights and anti-oppression. He has published widely on all these and related issues in leading academic journals and has presented over 150 papers at national and international conferences, many as an invited keynote speaker. 

He is recognised as a leading thinker on the issue of ‘racial’ disparities in all aspects of higher education and has a growing media profile.