Maria Teresa Padilla-Carmona
Universidad de Sevilla
M. Teresa Padilla-Carmona is Senior Lecturer at the Department of Research and Assessment Methods in Education (University of Seville, Spain). Currently, she is the Head of this deparment. Her research interests are: Educational Research, Widening participation in Higher Education, Gender and Education, as well as Career Guidance and Social Inclusion. She has been Visiting Scholar at the University of Sussex (UK) and the University of Nottingham (UK), where she has undertaken international research projects. She is an active member of AIDIPE, founding member of the European Educational Research Association (EERA). In addition, she is part of the expert panel of ANEP (Spanish Agency for Research Projects Evaluation). Her last publications are: Influences, values and career aspirations of future professionals in education: A gender perspective. Educational Review, 65, 3, 2013; Influence of gender, educational attainment and family environment on the educational aspirations of secondary school students. Educational Review, 63, 3, 2011; and Widening participation in Spanish higher education: Will the current reform promote the inclusion of non-traditional students? In T. Tasmin Hinton-Smith (ed.), Issues in Higher Education Widening Participation: Casting the net wide?, Hampshire: Palgrave McMillan, 2012.