Dr Alex Elwick joined Middlesex University in 2016. Previously he was the research officer at Education Development Trust, an education charity and consultancy based in Reading. He has an AHRC-funded PhD in Museum and Gallery Studies (completed in 2013) and has been a British Research Council Fellow at the Kluge Center, Library of Congress, Washington DC.
As well as being a Lecturer at Middlesex University, Alex is also a Lecturer in Education at UCL Institute of Education.
Alex is interested in supervising doctoral candidates in the following areas
Alex is particularly interested in education policy and the use of research evidence in education. His previous work has focused on education system reform (both in the UK and internationally); school effectiveness and school improvement; higher education policy; and learning in museums and art galleries.
Scopus Author ID: 57193603792
Elwick, Alex (2019) Problematising social mobility in relation to Higher Education policy. Higher Education Quarterly , 73 (4). pp. 507-520. ISSN 0951-5224
Jerome, Lee and Elwick, Alex (2019) Teaching about terrorism, extremism and radicalisation: some Implications for controversial issues pedagogy. Oxford Review of Education . ISSN 0305-4985 (Published online first)
Jerome, Lee and Elwick, Alex and Kazim, Raza (2019) The impact of the Prevent Duty on schools: a review of the evidence. British Educational Research Journal . ISSN 0141-1926 (Published online first)
Elwick, Alex and Jerome, Lee (2019) Balancing securitisation and education in schools: teachers' agency in implementing the Prevent duty. Journal of Beliefs and Values . ISSN 1361-7672 (Published online first)
Jerome, Lee and Elwick, Alex (2019) Identifying an educational response to the prevent policy: student perspectives on learning about terrorism, extremism and radicalisation. British Journal of Educational Studies , 67 (1). pp. 97-114. ISSN 0007-1005
Alex has worked on the following externally funded projects and events: