Lydia Lewis

Lydia Lewis

Research Fellow, School of Education, University of Wolverhampton

Doctoral students’ experiences of academic (non-)belonging within the neoliberal higher education environment: a comparative institutional case study of two English universities

In the UK and many other countries globally, university culture today is shaped by the wider ‘neoliberal’ policy context, and is dominated by corporate values of competitiveness, performance and profitability. This culture often conflicts with traditional educational values and antagonises collegiality and collective ways of working, and has significant implications…