Kevin joined the University of Birmingham in 2000 and teaches social history and education on the BA Childhood, Culture and Education. He is a member of the editorial boards for the journals, Education Review, History of Education and Paedagogica Historica.
He supervises PhD students studying subjects such as the history of special education policy, historical perspectives on social mobility and education; comparative studies of education and identity formation in Germany and the United Kingdom; and historical analysis of curriculum development, pedagogy and innovation in relationship to race.
Myers, K (2012) Cultures of history: minority histories and the politics of the past in post-war England in I. Glynn and J. Olaf Kleist (eds) History, Memory and Migrant Incorporation (Palgrave Macmillan): 33-48.
van Drenth, A and Myers, K (2011) Normalising childhood: policies and interventions concerning children and disability in the United States and Europe 1900-1960, Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of History of Education, 47, 6: 719-727 DOI: 10.1080/00309230.2011.621197
Myers, K. (2011) Contesting certification: mental deficiency, families and the state, special issue Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of History of Education, 47, 6: 749-766. DOI: 10.1080/00309230.2011.621199
Myers, K (2011) Faith in History: memory, multiculturalism and the legacies of Empire in post war England, History of Education, 40 (6): 779-793. DOI: 10.1080/0046760X.2011.620014
Myers, K and Grosvenor, I (2011) Birmingham Stories: local histories of migration and settlement and the practice of history, Midland History 36 (2): 140-162 (Special issue 'The History of Ethnic Minority Communities in the Midlands'). DOI: 10.1179/004772911X13074595848915
Myers, K and Grosvenor, I (2011) Exploring Supplementary Education: Margins, theories and methods, History of Education, 40 (4): 501-521. DOI: 10.1080/0046760X.2010.529835
Grosvenor, I. and Myers, K. (2010). Visions of history, versions of education: assessing the state of the art in the history of education, Jahrbuch fur Historische Bildungsforschung Band 15, 15, 334-352.
Myers, K. (2009) Immigrants and ethnic minorities in the history of education’ in Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 45, 6, 801-816. DOI: 10.1080/00309230903335710
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