Faculty:Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care
School:Education and Social Care
Areas of Expertise: Education and teaching
Eleni is a Senior Lecturer in Educational Studies. Her main area of expertise is dyslexia in secondary education, SEN and inclusion.
Eleni completed her doctorate at ARU; she investigated the experiences of children with dyslexia in secondary education and the relationship between identity development, learning difficulties and educational experiences. She is also interested in these issues in primary education.
Parallel to her doctoral studies, she worked at ARU and gained experience working with children with literacy difficulties.
Eleni would be pleased to consider supervising doctoral students with the following research interests/topics:
Lithari, E., 2018: Fractured academic identities: dyslexia, secondary education, self-esteem and school experiences, International Journal of Inclusive Education, DOI: 10.1080/13603116.2018.1433242
Lithari, E. & Rogers, C., 2016. Care-less spaces and identity construction: transition to secondary school for disabled children. Children's Geographies, 15(3), p. 259-273. DOI: 10.1080/14733285.2016.1219021