Professor Dan Goodley PhD, BSc (Hons)Photograph for staff webpage

Chair in Education
Director of Research
Tel: (+44) (0)114 222 8185
Email: d.goodley@sheffield.ac.uk

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Teaching

Teaching

Dan has taught psychology, education, sociology and research methodology at A level, undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels. He has led and contributed to a number of undergraduate modules:

EDU206 Psychology and Learning Communities
EDU309 Globalising Education
Dan supervises undergraduate, masters and doctoral students in the areas of:
Critical disability studies;
Qualitative research including ethnography, narrative inquiry, discourse analysis, Inclusive education;
Queer, Feminist, Postcolonial and Crip studies, Critical Psychology, Sociology of Education, Sociology of the Body, Sociology of Emotions/Affect;
Posthuman and DisHuman studies.

Research

Research

Dan's research encompasses a number of theoretical passions and political engagements:

Critical disability studies

Dan is interested in theorising and challenging the conditions of disablism (the social, political, cultural and psycho-emotional exclusion of people with physical, sensory and/or cognitive impairments) and ableism (the contemporary ideals on which the able, autonomous, productive citizen is based).

Critical psychological and sociological theory

Dan is interested in engaging with poststructuralist, postconventionalist, social psychoanalytic and narrative accounts of exclusion and political resistance.

Studies of the human

Dan is working with colleagues in the School of Education and across the university to explore how we might understand the human in the 21st Century in a time of technological and capitalist advance. He co-directs (with Professor Paul Martin, Sociological Studies) iHuman 

Current and previous research projects include:

ESRC funded research project: Life, Death, Disability and the Human: Living Life to the Fullest.
ESRC funded research project: Big Society? Disabled People with Learning Disabilities and Civil Society’
ESRC 'Does every child matter, post Blair? The interconnections of disabled childhoods.'

Activities

Activities

• Visiting Professor, University of Ghent, 2017-2018
• Visiting Research, University of Toronto, 2018
• Professorial Visiting Fellow, University of New South Wales, School of Social Sciences, 2011 – 2014
• Visiting Scholar, University of Iceland, Centre for Disability Studies, Faculty of Social and Human Sciences, 2010 - 2013
• Editorial Advisory Board member for NASEN journals, 2012 - 2014
• Editorial board member: Disability & Society; Educational Action Research; Skandinavian Journal of Disability Research; Ethnographica Journal of Culture and Disability; The Journal of Inclusive Practice in Further and Higher Education; Disability and the Global South.
• ESRC Peer Review College member, 2010 -
• Illustrator, Viewpoint ‘The Learning Disability Magazine’: MENCAP publications (2001-2004)
• Columnist, Community Living Magazine (2002-2003)

Publications

Publications

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Book Chapters

Goodley, D., Lawthom, R., Liddiard, K. and Runswick-Cole, K. (in press). A DisHuman manifesto. In R.Garland Manifestos for the Future of Critical Disability Studies. London: Ashgate.

Goodley, D. (in press). Theorising disability and human. In L.Ware (Ed). Critical Readings in Interdisciplinary Disability Studies. New York: Springer.

Runswick-Cole, K., Goodley, D., and Lawthom, R. (in press) Resilience in the lives of disabled children: a many splendoured thing. In Runswick-Cole, K., Curran, T. and Liddiard, K. (eds) Palgrave Handbook of Disabled Children’s Childhood Studies,Basingstoke: Palgrave

Runswick-Cole, K. and Goodley, D. (in press) ‘The Disability Commons’: re-thinking motherhood through disability. In Runswick-Cole, K., Curran, T. and Liddiard, K. (eds)Palgrave Handbook of Disabled Children’s Childhood Studies, Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Goodley, D. and Swartz, L. (2016). The place of disability. In Grech, S. and Soldatic, K. (eds.). Disability and the Global South: The Critical Handbook. Springer.

Goodley, D. (2016). Autism and the human. K. Runswick-Cole, R. Mallett and S, Timimi (eds) (2016) Re-thinking autism: critical approaches in a global context, London: Jessica Kingsley Publishing.

Goodley, D., Lawthom, R., Liddiard, K. and Runswick-Cole. (in press). Critical disability studies. In B.Gough (ed). The Palgrave Handbook of Critical Social Psychology. London: Palgrave.

Goodley, D., Lawthom, R., Liddiard, K and Runswick Cole, K. (in press). Towards a Dishuman Civil Society. In J.MacKenzie, B. Watermeyer and L.Swartz. (eds). Disability and Citizenship: Critical perspectives on diversity and belonging. South Africa: HSRC.

Runswick-Cole, K. and Goodley, D. (2015) ‘The Learning Disabled Child’. In Newness, C. (ed) Children and Society: Politics, Policies & Interventions, London: PCCS Books.

Goodley, D. and Runswick-Cole, K. (2015) The DisSchool in Corcoran, T., White, J., & Whitburn, B. (Eds.) (2015). Disability studies: Educating for inclusion. Rotterdam: Sense

Goodley, D. and Runswick Cole, K. (2014). Cripping men, masculinities and methodologies. In B.Pini and B.Pease (Eds). Men, masculinities and methodologies. London: Palgrave.

Runswick-Cole, K. and Goodley, D. (2014) "Resilience and Work in the lives of disabled people", in Taylor, P. and Warren, R. (Eds)(in press) Earning a Crust: Deconstructing Work, Wealth and Opportunity, Chester, UK: University of Chester Press

Runswick-Cole, K. and Goodley, D. (2014) "You don't have to be a super-crip: reclaiming resilience in the lives of disabled people", in Cameron, C. (2014) Disability Studies: a Student's Guide, London: Sage

Goodley, D. (2014). Who is disabled? Exploring the scope of the social model of disability. In C. Barnes, S. French and J. Swain. Disabling Barriers, Enabling Environments (3rd edition). Buckingham: Open University Press.

Goodley, D. (2014). Disability and Psychology. In C. Barnes, S. French and J. Swain. Disabling Barriers, Enabling Environments (3rd edition). Buckingham: Open University Press.

Goodley, D. (2012). Disability Theory. In Cockerham, Dingwall and Quah (Eds). The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health, Illness, Behaviour and Society. London: Wiley Blackwell.

Goodley, D., Hughes, B. and Davis. L. (2012). Introducing Disability and Social Theory. Goodley, D., Hughes, B. and Davis, L. (Eds). Disability and Social Theory. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Goodley, D. (2012). Paul Hunt + Lacan = Psychoanalytic disability studies. In Goodley, D., Hughes, B. and Davis, L. (Eds). Disability and Social Theory. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Hughes, B., Goodley, D. and Davis, L. (2012). In Goodley, D., Hughes, B. and Davis, L. (Eds). Disability and Social Theory. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Goodley, D. The psychology of disability. (2012). In: Nick Watson, Carol Thomas and Alan Roulstone (eds.) Routledge Companion to Disability Studies. London: Routledge.

Goodley, D. and Smailes, S. (2011). Structure. In Banister, P. Bunn, G. Burman, E. Daniels, J. Duckett, P. Goodley, D. Lawthom, R. Parker, I. Runswick-Cole, K. Sixsmith, J. Smailes, S. Tindall, C. Whelan, P. (2011). Qualitative methods in psychology. A research guide (2nd Edition). London: McGraw Hill

Goodley, D. (2011). Narrative inquiry. In Banister, P. Bunn, G. Burman, E. Daniels, J. Duckett, P. Goodley, D. Lawthom, R. Parker, I. Runswick-Cole, K. Sixsmith, J. Smailes, S. Tindall, C. Whelan, P. (2011). Qualitative methods in psychology. A research guide (2nd Edition). London: McGraw Hill

Goodley, D. and Lawthom, R. (2011). Deleuze, disability and sex. In F. Beckman (Ed). Deleuze and Sex. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Goodley, D. (2010). Social model of disability. In P.Talbot, G.Astbury and T. Mason (Eds). Key concepts in learning disabilities. London: Sage.

Goodley, D. and Lawthom, R. (2011). Disability and Empire: Making sense of disability in changing economic times. In Fukushima, S., Goodley, D., Matsui, A., Nagase, O, Sheldon, A. and Sawada, Y. (fc, 2010). (Eds). Proceedings of the forum ‘Disability and Economy: Creating a Society for All’ hosted by Research on Economy and Disability (READ), the University of Tokyo (Todai) in association with Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU). Leeds: Disability Press.

Goodley, D. and Runswick-Cole, K. (2010). Parents, disabled children and their allies. In L. O’Dell and S.Leverett (Eds). Working with children and young people: Co-constructing practice. London: Palgrave (pp69-79).

Goodley, D. (2009). Foreword. In F.K. Campbell. Contours of Ableism: The Production of Disability and Abledness. London: Palgrave.

Goodley, D. and Runswick-Cole, K. (fc, 2010) Decolonizing Methodologies: disabled children as research managers and participant ethnographers’. In Grech, S. and Azzopardi, A. (Eds) Communities: A Reader

Goodley, D. and McLaughlin, J. (2008a) Theorising Parents, Professionals and Disabled Babies. In McLaughlin, J., Goodley, D., Clavering, E. and Fisher, P. Families Raising Disabled Children: Enabling Care and Social Justice. London: Palgrave.

Goodley, D. and McLaughlin, J. (2008b). Productive Parental alliances. In McLaughlin, J., Goodley, D., Clavering, E. and Fisher, P. Families Raising Disabled Children: Enabling Care and Social Justice. London: Palgrave.

Goodley, D. and McLaughlin, J. (2008c). Community Practices. In McLaughlin, J., Goodley, D., Clavering, E. and Fisher, P. Families Raising Disabled Children: Enabling Care and Social Justice. London: Palgrave.

Goodley, D., McLaughlin, E., Clavering, E. and Fisher, P. (2008a). Methodology. In McLaughlin, J., Goodley, D., Clavering, E. and Fisher, P. Families Raising Disabled Children: Enabling Care and Social Justice. London: Palgrave.

Goodley, D., McLaughlin, E., Clavering, E. and Fisher, P. (2008b). Research Encounters. In McLaughlin, J., Goodley, D., Clavering, E. and Fisher, P. Families Raising Disabled Children: Enabling Care and Social Justice. London: Palgrave.

McLaughlin and Goodley, D. (2008a). Professional, Institutional and Ethical Practices. In McLaughlin, J., Goodley, D., Clavering, E. and Fisher, P. Families Raising Disabled Children: Enabling Care and Social Justice. London: Palgrave.

McLaughlin and Goodley, D. (2008b). Unmaking Children. In McLaughlin, J., Goodley, D., Clavering, E. and Fisher, P. Families Raising Disabled Children: Enabling Care and Social Justice. London: Palgrave.

McLaughlin and Goodley, D. (2008c). The Gender Dynamics, Transformative Potential and Boundaries of Care. In McLaughlin, J., Goodley, D., Clavering, E. and Fisher, P. Families Raising Disabled Children: Enabling Care and Social Justice. London: Palgrave.

McLaughlin, J. and Goodley, D. (2008d).Values of Enabling Care and Social Justice. In McLaughlin, J., Goodley, D., Clavering, E. and Fisher, P. Families Raising Disabled Children: Enabling Care and Social Justice. London: Palgrave.

Goodley, D. and Lawthom, R. Disability Studies and Psychology: Emancipatory opportunities In S. Gabel and S. Danforth (2008). (Eds.). Disability and the Politics of Education: A Reader. New York: Peter Lang.

Hoy, J., Cautrels, D. and Goodley, D. (2006). Our Lives: Our experiences in a self-advocacy group, In D. Mitchell (ed). Testimonies of Life. London: Continuum.

Goodley, D. and Tregaskis, C. (2005). Self-advocacy as a means of support in in P. O'Brien (ed) From Support to Self-Advocacy in the Lives of People with Learning Difficulties, Auckland: Social Science Press.

Goodley, D. and R. Lawthom. (2005). Disability Studies and Psychology: New Allies In Goodley, D. and Lawthom, R. (Eds). Psychology and Disability: Critical Introductions and Reflections. London: Palgrave.

Lawthom, R. and Goodley, D. (2005). Conclusions: Making enabling alliances between Disability Studies and Psychology In Goodley, D. and Lawthom, R. (Eds). Psychology and Disability: Critical Introductions and Reflections. London: Palgrave.

Goodley, D. and Van Hove, G. (2005). Disability Studies, people with learning difficulties and Inclusion. In D. Goodley and G. Van Hove, G. (Eds). Another Disability Studies Reader: Including People with Learning Difficulties. Belgium: Garant publishers.

Van Hove, G., Roets, G. and Goodley, D. (2005). Disability Studies: About relationships, power and knowing as form of participation. In D. Goodley and G. Van Hove, G. (Eds). Another Disability Studies Reader: Including People with Learning Difficulties. Belgium: Garant publishers.

Goodley, D. and Norouzi, G. (2005). People with learning difficulties and work. In C. Barnes and A.Roulstone (Eds). Working Futures. London: Policy Press.

Goodley, D. and Ramcharan, P. (2005). Advocacy, campaigning and people with learning difficulties. In G. Grant, P. Goward, M. Richardson, and P. Ramcharan. (Eds). Learning disability: A life cycle approach to valuing people.
Maidenhead: Open University Press.
Goodley, D. and Parker, I. (2005) Critical psychology and action research, in B. Cooke and J. Wolfram Cox (Eds) Fundamentals of Action Research (Four Volumes), Volume III (pp. 119-136). London: Sage Publications.

Goodley, D. (2004). De/Constructing ‘Learning Difficulties’ in Educational Contexts: The life story of Gerry O’Toole. In C. Barnes and G. Mercer (Eds). Disability Policy and Practice: Applying the Social Model: Leeds: Disability Press.

Goodley, D. (2004). Who is disabled? Exploring the scope of the social model of disability. In C. Barnes, S. French and J. Swain. Disabling Barriers, Enabling Environments (2nd edition). Buckingham: Open University Press.

Goodley, D. (2003). Against a Politics of Victimisation: Culture and Self-advocates with Learning Difficulties. In S. Riddell and N. Watson (Eds). Disability, Culture and Identity. London: Pearson Education.

Goodley, D. and Rapley, M. (2002). Changing the Subject: Postmodernity and People with ‘learning difficulties’. In M. Corker and T. Shakespeare (Eds.) Disability and Postmodernity. London: Cassell.

Goodley, D, Walmsley, J. and Bornat, J. (2002). Advocacy and Campaigning. Unit 27, Workbook 7 of K202 Care, Welfare and Community Open University course. Milton Keynes: Open University.

Goodley, D., Lawthom, R., Miell, D. and Thomas, K. (2002). Introduction to Research Methods. Methods Booklet 1, DSE212 Exploring Psychology Open University course. Milton Keynes: Open University.

Goodley, D., Lawthom, R., Tindall, C. and Tobbell, J. (2002). Understanding People: Qualitative Methods. Methods Booklet 4 of DSE212 Exploring Psychology Open University course.

Goodley, D. (2000). Accessing the Views of People with Learning Difficulties. In M. Moore. (Ed.). Insider Perspectives on Inclusion: Raising Voices, Raising Issues. Sheffield: Phillip Armstrong Publications.

Goodley, D. (2000). Collecting the Life Stories of Self-advocates with Learning Difficulties: Crossing the boundary of researcher and researched. In D. Atkinson, J. Walmsley & Jackson, M. (Eds.). Crossing Boundaries. Plymouth: BILD.

Goodley, D. (1999). Action. In I. Parker and the Bolton Discourse Network. Critical Textwork: An Introduction to Varieties of Discourse and Analysis. Buckingham: Open University Press.

Goodley, D. (1998). Stories about Writing Stories. In P. Clough & L. Barton (Eds.), Articulating with Difficulty: Research Voices in Special Education. London: Paul Chapman Ltd.