Institutional Research Information Service
UCL Logo
Please report any queries concerning the funding data grouped in the sections named "Externally Awarded" or "Internally Disbursed" (shown on the profile page) to your Research Finance Administrator. Your can find your Research Finance Administrator at https://www.ucl.ac.uk/finance/research/rs-contacts.php by entering your department
Please report any queries concerning the student data shown on the profile page to:

Email: portico-services@ucl.ac.uk

Help Desk: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/ras/portico/helpdesk
 More search options
Ms Olga Cara
room 411
UCL Institute of Education
Gordon Square 55-59
Tel: 020 7911 5560
  • Lecturer
  • IOE - Education, Practice & Society
  • UCL Institute of Education

Personal country knowledge

Russia, Baltic countries (Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia)


Languages spoken

English (advanced), Russian (advanced), Latvian (advanced)


Languages written

English (advanced), Russian (advanced), Latvian (advanced)

Research Summary

My research areas:

  • Sociology of Education
  • Experimental studies
  • Longitudinal surveys
  • Mixed methods
  • Lifecourse and intergenerational studies
  • Identities
  • Ethnicity, migration, bilingualism
  • Family learning
  • Lifelong learning
  • Global learning
  • Intercultural learning
Teaching Summary

Understanding Education Research

Research and Theoretical Field 
Mixed Methods in Social Sciences
Ethnicity and Education
PgDip in Social Science Research

Supervising students that are interested in research around ethnic identities and/or role of ethnicity and language in education. 

Academic Background
2017 FHEA ATQ03 - Recognised by the HEA as a Fellow – Teaching and Learning in Higher Education University College London
2013 PhD Doctor of Philosophy – Sociology University College London
2007 MRes Master of Research – Social and Cultural Anthropology University College London
2004 Mgr Magistr – Sociology Latvia State University
2002 UDEG Undergraduate Degree – Sociology Latvia State University
Please report any queries concerning the data shown on this page to https://www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/helpdesk/helpdesk_web_form.php
University College London - Gower Street - London - WC1E 6BT Tel:+44 (0)20 7679 2000

© UCL 1999–2011

Search by