Dr Nicola Rollock is an award-winning academic, consultant and public speaker specialising in racial justice in education and the workplace. She is published in a number of international books and journals and is lead author of The Colour of Class: the educational strategies of the Black middle classes which won second prize in the prestigious Society for Educational Studies’ Annual Book Awards.
Nicola is a trustee of the British Educational Research Association, a member of the Wellcome Trust’s Diversity & Inclusion Steering Group and, a Patron of the Equality Challenge Unit’s Race Equality Charter which aims to improve the experiences and progression of students and faculty of colour. Nicola was recognised, in 2015, as a Woman of Achievement by the Women of the Year Council and was winner of the 2016 PRECIOUS Award for Outstanding Woman in Professional Services for contributions to race equality.
Previously Deputy Director of the Centre for Research in Race & Education at the University of Birmingham, Nicola has recently taken up a new role as Reader in Equity and Education at Goldsmiths, University of London.