Dr. David Golding

Chair of the Division of Social Studies

David obtained his Ph.D. in Education and Social Justice from Lancaster University. He is also an honorary postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Sociology at Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada. David’s research looks at coloniality, development, international education, governmentality, and neoliberalism. It has appeared in Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, Postcolonial Studies, Journal of Peace Education, and elsewhere. He also reviewed manuscripts for journals such as Critical Studies in Education, Television and New Media, and Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies. Previously, David taught at public and private universities in Sri Lanka, and has also worked as a human rights observer in Mexico and Guatemala.

Dr. David Golding

"Your liberal arts education is a vessel. You are at the helm. Navigating this world of ideas is both enthralling and challenging. Eventually you figure out where you are, where you're going, and discover your own historical responsibility."