Professor Michael Hand

Michael Hand

Professor of Philosophy of Education

Michael works on topics in the areas of moral, political, religious and philosophical education.

 Kristján Kristjánsson

Kristján Kristjánsson

Professor of Character Education and Virtue Ethics

Kristján engages in Aristotle-inspired philosophical scrutiny of theories in educational psychology and values education, with special emphasis on the notions of character and emotional virtue.

 Dr Ben Kotzee

Ben Kotzee

Lecturer in Education

Ben focuses on applying insights from contemporary epistemology to questions regarding intellectual character development.

 Dr Nick Peim

Nick Peim

Senior Lecturer in Education

Nick is interested in the governance of education and education as governance, and in the history of the school as a social technology.


David Carr

Professor of Ethics and Education

David’s research interests include: ethics, virtue ethics and moral education; the nature of professionalism and professional ethics; aesthetics; and education of the emotions.

 Dr Matt Sinnicks

Matthew Sinnicks 

Research Fellow

Matthew’s research interests include business ethics, leadership, political theory and the work of Alasdair MacIntyre.