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Shabana Marshall

Senior Lecturer - MA Education and PGCE (Secondary)

Shabana Marshall



Shabana Marshall is a senior lecturer at the Institute of Education, teaching on both the MA Education and PGCE (secondary) programmes. She has written the MA module 'Race and Equality in Education', to provide educational professionals with an opportunity to develop their understanding on issues of race and social justice. She is also a member of the St Mary's University Race Equality Charter Self-Assessment Team and initiated and helped deliver the University's first South Asian Heritage Month.

Shabana began her teaching career as a secondary school history teacher, progressing to the role of Head of History. She moved into Holocaust education as part of her commitment to anti-racist education and continues to work as a freelance educator for the Holocaust Educational Trust.

Shabana holds a BA (Hons), PGCE (Secondary History) and MA in Islamic Studies, where her dissertation focused on feminism in Islam. She is currently engaged in doctoral research on the theme of decolonising the history curriculum.

Research interests

  • Holocaust Education
  • Issues of race and equity in education
  • Decolonising the curriculum

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