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Professor David Carr

Professor David Carr

Professor of Ethics and Education

David Carr is Professor of Ethics and Education and his principal research interests include: ethics, virtue ethics and moral education; the nature of professionalism and professional ethics; aesthetics; and education of the emotions. He has written widely in these areas and s the author of Making Sense of Education: An Introduction to the Philosophy and Theory of Education and Teaching London: ...

Professor Michael Hand

Professor Michael Hand

Professor of Philosophy of Education
Deputy Director of the Midlands Graduate School ESRC DTP

Michael Hand is Professor of Philosophy of Education in the School of Education and Director of the Midlands Graduate School ESRC DTP. He is the Editor of IMPACT, a pamphlet series offering philosophical perspectives on current education policy. Michael's research interests are in the areas of moral, political, religious and philosophical education. He has published books and articles ...

Dr Ben Kotzee

Dr Ben Kotzee

Senior Lecturer
Departmental Doctoral Lead

Ben Kotzee is a senior lecturer in the School of Education. He works on topics in the philosophy of education and focuses on applying insights from contemporary epistemology to questions regarding intellectual development. He also has research interests in the nature of expertise and in professional education. From May 2015, he will be co-investigator on the Phronesis and the Medical Community pro ...

Professor Kristján Kristjánsson

Professor Kristján Kristjánsson

Professor of Character Education and Virtue Ethics
Deputy Director of the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues

Kristján Kristjánsson’s research orientation can best be summed up as that of Aristotle-inspired philosophical scrutiny of theories in educational psychology and values education, with special emphasis on the notions of character and emotional virtue. He has written extensively on themes in general education, moral education, educational psychology, moral philosophy and ...

Dr Nick Peim

Dr Nick Peim

Senior Lecturer

Nick Peim is a senior lecturer in the school of education with interests in philosophy, social theory, language and the history and cultural politics of education. He teaches on the College of Social Science’s Introduction to Research module, on the BA Education and on the Ed D (taught doctorate) in Learning. Nick supervises several doctoral research students. 

Nick’s current ...