Sid’s Bio

Sid Mohandas (they/them) is a former Montessori educator and teacher trainer, and is a guest lecturer at Middlesex University. Sid is the founder of The Male Montessorian (TMM) and the Montistory platforms. They are currently doing their doctorate at Middlesex University investigating how a gendered workforce materialises in Montessori spaces where they put feminist ‘new’ materialisms in conversation with postcolonial, decolonial theories and lesser known subaltern studies such as Dalit and Adivasi feminisms. Sid’s recent publications include Beyond male recruitment: decolonising gender diversification efforts in the early years by attending to pastpresent material-discursive-affective entanglements hand a paper they co-authored, with Professor Jayne Osgood titled Reconfiguring the ‘‘Male Montessorian’’: The mattering of gender through pink towering practices.

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Research Interest: Gender, Social Justice, Feminisms, Feminist ‘New’ Materialisms, Feminist Posthumanisms, Decolonial theories, Dalit Feminisms, Adivasi Feminisms, Anti-racism, Anti-oppression, Montessori Education, Early Childhood Education, Assessment, Sexuality, Montessori History, and Intersectionality