Professor Dan Goodley PhD, BSc (Hons)
Chair in Education
Director of Research
Tel: (+44) (0)114 222 8185
Fax: (+44) (0)114 222 8105
Room: 8.05, School of Education
Dan has sole-authored four books, co-written four and edited five. He has also written 120 journal articles and book chapters. Dan's research encompasses a number of passions and political engagements:
Critical disability studies
Critical psychological and sociological theory
Studies of the human
Current research projects:
Disability Studies at the University of Sheffield
New ESRC funded research project: Life, Death, Disability and the Human: Living Life to the Fullest.
Recent ESRC funded research project: Big Society? Disabled People with Learning Disabilities and Civil Society’
Current Programme of Research: Transforming Disability, Culture and Childhood
Transdisciplinary engagements across the University of Sheffield
Recent funded projects
'Big Society? Disabled People with Learning Disabilities and Civil Society’
'Resilience in the lives of disabled people across the life course'
'Researching placement parties and child adoption.'
'Time to end the bias towards inclusion?' ESRC Festival of Science Public Engagement Event.
'Does every child matter, post Blair? The interconnections of disabled childhoods.'
'Towards a culturally sensitive disability studies: Interconnections of disability studies in and across Malaysia and the UK.'
'Parents, Professionals and Disabled Babies: Identifying Enabling Care.'
'Self-advocacy, Civil Rights and People with ‘Learning Difficulties.'
Dan has taught psychology, education, sociology and research methodology at A level, undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels. He is currently the module leader for the MA Module entitled 'Psychology and Learning Communities' and contributes to the following undergraduate modules:
EDU206 Psychology and Learning Communities
Dan supervises undergraduate, masters and doctoral students in the areas of:
Critical disability studies
Goodley, D. (2016). Disability studies: An interdisciplinary introduction. London: Sage
Goodley, D. (2014). Dis /ability Studies: Theorising disablism and ableism. London: Routledge.
Goodley, D., Hughes, B. and Davis, L. (Eds). (2012). Disability and Social Theory. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
Goodley, D. (2011). Disability studies: An inter-disciplinary introduction. London: Sage.
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
McLaughlin, J., Goodley, D., Clavering, E., Tregaskis, C. and Fisher, P. (2008). Families with disabled children: values of enabling care and social justice. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
Goodley, D., Lawthom, R., Clough, P. and Moore, M. (2004). Researching Life Stories: Method, Theory and Analyses in a Biographical Age. London: Routledge Falmer Press.
Some of Dan's Papers
Liddiard, K. and Goodley, D. (2016) The mouth and dis/ability. Community Dental Health, 33 (2). pp. 152-155. ISSN 0265-539X
Ecclestone, K. and Goodley, D. (2016) Political and educational springboard or straitjacket? Theorising post/human subjects in an age of vulnerability. Discourse, 37 (2). pp. 175-188. ISSN 0159-6306
Goodley, D. and Runswick Cole, K. (2015) Critical psychologies of disability: boundaries, borders and bodies in the lives of disabled children. Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, 20 (1). pp. 51-63. ISSN 1363-2752
Runswick-Cole, K. and Goodley, D. (2015) DisPovertyPorn: Benefits Street and the dis/ability paradox. Disability and Society, 30 (4). pp. 645-649. ISSN 0968-7599
Goodley, D., Lawthom, R, & Runswick-Cole, K. (2014). Posthuman disability studies, Subjectivity.
Goodley, D., Lawthom, R, & Runswick-Cole, K. (2014). Dis/ability and austerity: beyond work and slow death, Disability & Society, 29 (6), 980-984.
Goodley, D. and Runswick Cole, K. (2014). Becoming dishuman: Thinking about the human through dis/ability. Discourse: Cultural politics of education.
Ecclestone, K. and Goodley, D. (2014) Political and educational springboard or straitjacket? Theorising post/human subjects in an age of vulnerability. Discourse. Published Online 17th June 2014. ISSN 0159-630