Visiting Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Kings College, London. Previously Visiting Professor Queens University (Belfast) and Visiting Scholar, Institute of Education (University of London).
Editor-in-Chief Women’s Studies International Forum (peer reviewed journal)
Editorial Board member of Sociology, British Educational Research Journal, International Studies in Sociology of Education, International Journal of Inclusive Education, Gender and Education, British Journal of Sociology of Education, Pakistan Journal of Women’s Studies, Race, Ethnicity and Education
External Examiner: University of Birmingham (BA Childhood, Culture and Education); Goldsmiths College (University of London) (MA Education, Language and Identity) and Keele University (BA Education Studies).
Member of ESRC Peer Review College
Elected member of the British Educational Research Association Executive Council (2009-pressent)
Convenor for BERA Race, Ethnicity and Education Special Interest Group, convenor for British Sociological Association, Social Divisions/Social Relationships
Chair and Convenor - Curriculum from an International Perspective Committee American Educational Research Association (AERA Division B Curriculum Studies).
Chair of Conference Committee (International Chapter) – National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME)
Equality Challenge Unit, panellist for Gender Equality Charter Mark Trial, May 2014.
Equality Challenge Unit, Invited panel chair for Race Equality Charter Mark Trial, June 2015.
2006 – West Sussex County Council, Ethnic Minority Achievement Service and Traveller Education Support Service (‘Race’ awareness and Gypsy and Traveller groups)
2003 – London Borough of Greenwich, Ethnic Minority Achievement and Traveller Education Service (social exclusion of Gypsy and Traveller groups in schools)
2000 – Surrey County Council (Raising literacy standards for minority ethnic groups)
1999- Cambridgeshire Traveller Education Service (Gypsy Travellers and attendance in schools)
1996 - Tower Hamlets Education Authority (‘Race’ and social inclusion)
Associations British Educational Research Association (BERA), American Educational Research Association (AERA) Society for Research in Higher Education (SRHE), British Sociological Association (BSA), Women’s Studies Network, Women in Higher Education Network, Social Research Association, CABE (Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment) Education Network, Gypsy Lore Society, the Romani Studies Group and Trav-ed (Traveller Education Forum).