Dr. Sarah Mills is Reader in Human Geography at Loughborough University, UK. Her research explores the geographies of youth citizenship, informal education and volunteering. Dr Mills has completed ESRC-funded research on these themes, most recently on the UK Government’s National Citizen Service youth programme, for which she was called to give evidence at the House of Lords Select Committee on Citizenship and Civic Engagement. She is the co-editor of Politics, Citizenship & Rights (Springer, 2016) and Informal Education, Childhood & Youth: Geographies, Histories, Practices (Palgrave, 2014). She received the Royal Geographical Society’s Gill Memorial Award in 2017 for ‘outstanding early-career research in cultural geography’ and she is a recipient of the AAG’s Political Geography Speciality Group’s ‘Outstanding Research Award’ (Virginie Mamadouh Publication Prize). She is a Co-Editor of the international and multidisciplinary journal Geopolitics and a former Chair of the Royal Geographical Society’s ‘Geographies of Children, Youth and Families’ Research Group.
Dr. Sarah Mills, Loughborough University