Alistair ROSS is an emeritus professor of politics and education at London Metropolitan University, and a Jean Monnet Professor of Citizenship Education in Europe. He has been engaged in educational research for many years – he directed the Institute for Policy Studies in Education from 2000 to 2009, and founded and directed an EU Jean Monnet Academic Network on citizenship and identity from 1996-2008.

Since 2010 he has been working on young European’s political identities, working with over 350 small deliberative discussion groups (2000 individuals) across 33 European countries. His publications include Curriculum: Construction and Critique (2000, Routledge), Understanding the Construction of Identities by young New Europeans: Kaleidoscopic selves (2015, Routledge), Finding Political Identities: Young people in a changing Europe (2019; Palgrave Macmillan) and Educational Research for Social Justice: Evidence and Practice from the UK (ed.) (Springer, 2021).