Ronald G. Sultana is Professor of Educational Sociology and Comparative Education at the University of Malta, where he directs the Euro-Mediterranean Centre for Educational Research (EMCER). His main research areas include education and development from a global justice perspective, and the links between education and the economy. He mobilizes a range of theoretical lenses to consider the impact of neo-liberalism and globalization on life trajectories in different contexts. He studied career guidance at the University of Reading (UK), and researched career education and transition-to-work issues at the Universities of Waikato (New Zealand), and Stanford (USA), where he was a Fulbright Fellow. His work has taken him to several countries in the Middle East and North Africa region and Europe, and he has been an advisor to a number of agencies, including UNESCO, UNICEF, GIZ, the Commonwealth Secretariat, the European Union, and various Ministries of Education. Co/author and co/editor of over 30 volumes, he has published more than 100 papers in refereed journals and books. A list of his publications is available at:
Ph.D. (University of Waikato, NZ)
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Education and equity; education and the world of work; school to work transition; career education and career guidance; initial teacher education; education in the global South.
Personal Interests
Walking, art, classical music