Mr Luan Cassal

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I am a Brazilian educational psychologist, queer activist, PhD researcher and Graduate Teaching Assistant. My current research discusses how ideas of time and future appears in British policies for trans and gender non-conforming adolescents. Previously, I studied gender and sexuality in schools, practices in educational psychology, public polies for LGBT population, and LGBTphobic violence in Brazil. I am convening the Discourse Unplugged Research Group, based at Manchester Institute of Education.

External positions

Lecturer in Psychology, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

1 Mar 201531 Mar 2016

Educational Psychologist, Itaboraí City Council

23 Jun 201231 Jan 2018

Areas of expertise

  • BF Psychology - Social Psychology, Educational psychology, Discourse Analysis, Human Rights, LGBTIQ+, gender and sexuality studies
  • L Education (General) - Equality and Diversity, Queer pedagogies, Learning

Education / academic qualifications

  • 2012 - Master of Research, Master in psychology, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
  • 2009 - Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Bsc in Psychology, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

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