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Dr Caron Carter is senior lecturer in early childhood education in the Sheffield Institute of Education (SIoE). Her research interests include children's friendships and peer culture. She is convenor of the special interest group 'Research in Childhood and the Early Years'.

Prior to Sheffield Hallam University she was a deputy headteacher in a nursery infant school. 

Caron's expertise focuses on:

  • children's friendships
  • peer culture in early childhood
  • children's social and emotional well-being
  • qualitative research

Caron featured in a New York Magazine feature on school friendships and on Irish radio magazine station Newstalk in July 2016.

Dr Caron Carter

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