Portrait of Dr Eugenia Katartzi Dr Eugenia Katartzi

e.katartzi@hud.ac.uk | 01484 478270


Areas of research expertise and interest


Qualifications: PhD, MSc, BA

I joined the University of Huddersfield as Senior Lecturer in Childhood and Youth Studies in June 2017. Prior to joining the University of Huddersfield, I held teaching and research fellowships at the Universities of Leeds, Bath and Edinburgh. Have multidisciplinary expertise in the study of childhood, youth and education, and more specifically in the (re)construction of children’s and young people’s social identities in conditions of increasing diversity, migration and displacement.

Publications and Other Research Outputs


Katartzi, E (2017) ‘Unpacking young migrants’ collective identities: the case of ethnonational identifications and belongingChildren and Society , 31 (6), pp. 452-462. ISSN 0951-0605

Katartzi, E (2017) ‘Young migrants’ narratives of collective identifications and belongingChildhood: A journal of global child research , pp. 1-13. ISSN 0907-5682

Katartzi, E (2017) ‘Unpacking young people’s national identities: The role of ethno-cultural and religious allegiances, history and ‘Others’Young: Nordic Journal of Youth Research . ISSN 1103-3088

Katartzi, E (2017) ‘Youth, family and education: exploring the Greek case of parentocracyInternational Studies in Sociology of Education , 26 (3), pp. 310-325. ISSN 0962-0214

Research Degree Supervision

  • Migration, displacement and the impact on children’s and young peoples’ lives
  • Children’s and young people’s social and intersectional identities: The role of ethnicity, nationality, religion, gender and social class
  • Ethnic minority children and youth
  • Education Inequalities
  • Youth transitions and decision-making
  • Comparative education policy
  • Higher education

Teaching and Professional Activities

I contribute to the Undergraduate Framework and primarily to the BA in Childhood Studies.