Doctor Sarah Lewthwaite

Dr Sarah Lewthwaite

 BA(Hons), MA, PhD, FRSA
Senior Research Fellow

Research interests

  • Higher Education
  • Critical Disability Studies
  • Digital Accessibility

More research

Accepting applications from PhD students.


Dr Sarah Lewthwaite is a Senior Research Fellow within Southampton Education School at the University of Southampton. She is now based in the Centre for Research in Inclusion where she leads the “Teaching Accessibility in the Digital Skill Set” study as Principal Investigator, and UKRI Future Leaders Fellow (2019-2023).

Sarah affiliations include:

  • Honorary Fellow of the Learning Sciences Research Institute
  • Member of the Society for Disability Studies
  • Member of Wikimedia UK
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA)
  • Member of W3C Web Accessibility Initiative, Education and Outreach Working Group: Curricula Task Force
  • Member of the Society for Research in Higher Education