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Dr Jason Arday
Durham University

Dr Jason Arday

Dr Jason Arday is an Assistant Professor in Sociology at Durham University in the Department of Sociology. Jason’s research focuses on Race, Education and Social Justice. Jason is a Visiting Research Fellow at The Ohio State University in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, a Research Associate at Nelson Mandela University in the Centre for Critical Studies in Higher Education Transformation and a Trustee of the Runnymede Trust, the UK’s leading Race Equality Thinktank. Jason is also a Trustee for Literacy Pirates and The Racial Social Justice Network. He is an Elected Steering Committee Member of the Parliamentary Group Comprehensive Future and a School Governor at Shaftesbury Park Primary School in London.
Jason also sits on the following trade union equality committees; Trade Union Congress (TUC) Race Relations Committee; University and College Union (UCU) Black Members’ Standing Committee and the UK Council for Graduate Education (UKCGE) Working Group on BME Participation in Postgraduate Research. Jason is also part of the Universities UK Advisory Group on tackling racial harassment of students. He is a Graduate of the Operation Black Vote (OBV) MP Parliamentary Scheme, a scheme focused on unearthing the next generation of ethnic minority Parliamentarians.