- PhD in Education: King's College, London (University of London). Doctoral thesis: The Creation-Evolution Debate: An Islamic Perspective (2012) supervised by Dr Philip Barnes and Professor Alister McGrath.
- MPhil in Multicultural/International Education. Oslo University College. Thesis: Tolerance in religious education : a comparative study of three junior secondary schools in Kumasi, Ghana (2009)
Allmennlærerutdanning/four-year Teacher Training Programme with an integrated Bachelor in Education. Høgskolen i Oslo/Oslo University College (2008).
Thomas, P., Seehawer, M., & Fylkesnes, S. (2018). Arenas of empowerment? Case study of a ‘multicultural’ high school in Oslo, Norway. In Identities, Youth and Belonging: International Perspectives (Studies in Childhood and Youth). Book chapter available 11 January 2019. Springer International. Sadia Habib (Editor), Michael R M Ward (Editor).
Thomas, P., & Breidlid, A. (2015). In the shadow of ‘Anglobalization’: national tests in English in Norway and the making of a new English underclass. Journal of Multicultural Discourses, 10(3), 349-368.
Thomas, P., & Selimovic, A. (2015). “Sharia on a Plate?” A critical discourse analysis of halal food in two Norwegian newspapers. Journal of Islamic Marketing, 6(3), 331-353. Winner of the 2016 Emerald Literati Awards
Thomas, P. (2012). Religious education and the feminisation of witchcraft: A study of three secondary schools in Kumasi, Ghana. British Journal of Religious Education, 34(1), 67-86. Level 2 article in CRistin /NSD.