Melis Cin (Lancaster University)

Melis’ research interests are gender justice, education, and development. Her work has focused on women’s development through education and the implications of gender, economic, social and political inequalities on education and human development. Melis has a keen interest in working with marginalised, disadvantaged and vulnerable communities, including refugees and exploring how formal/informal education in such communities can be used to achieve sustainable development. Alongside these issues, Melis maintains an interest in methodological issues such as feminist research, online research methods, participatory action research, and arts-based research methodologies.

Melis is Principal Investigator of the Phase 2 Malaysia project ‘‘Street Art to Promote Representation and Epistemic Justice among Marginalized Rural Zimbabwean Youthouth led social enterprises.’

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