Professor Jane Martin (Director of DOMUS)
Jane Martin is Professor of Social History of Education at the University of Birmingham, England. She teaches and researches on gender, politics and policy-making in education, and research methods, with a focus on biographical approaches to the practice of history. She is currently editor of Educational Review and a member of FORUM’s editorial board, as well as History of Education. Her first book, Women and the Politics of Schooling in Victorian and Edwardian England, won the History of Education Society book prize as an outstanding contribution to the field. Her most recent book is Making Socialists: Mary Bridges Adams and the Fight for Knowledge and Power, 1855-1939 and she is currently completing a manuscript for Gender and History a Palgrave book series. Future publications include a biography of the educationalist Caroline Benn (1926-2000).
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