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Gary McCulloch, Professor

BERA Past-President at UCL, Institute of Education

Gary McCulloch is the inaugural Brian Simon Professor of the History of Education at the founding director of the International Centre for Historical research in Education at UCL Institute of Education.  He was (2017-2019) the president of the British Educational Research Association and is the Editor of the British Journal of Educational Studies. He is a past president of the UK History of Education Society (2005-2007) and a previous Editor of the international Journal History of Education.  He has supervised a wide range of research students in the history of secondary and higher education, both nationally and internationally.  He has attracted funding for research projects from the ESRC, Leverhulme Trust and the Society for Educational Studies, among others.  Gary’s recent publications include The Struggle for the History of Education (Routledge, 2011), Secondary Education and the Raising of the School Leaving Age (with Woodin and Cowan, Palgrave, 2013), a special issue of Paedagogica Historica on ‘Education, war and peace’ (edited with Georgina Brewis, based on the London conference of the International Standing Conference for the History of Education, July 2014), and A Social History of Educational Studies and Research (with Steven Cowan, Routledge, 2017).

Gary McCulloch's contributions

General Purposes Committee

The role of the General Purposes Committee (GPC) is to: Ensure that in all of its activities BERA works towards its three strategic objectives: to advance research quality, build research...

BERA Council and Committees

BERA Council is supported by a number of standing committees and steering groups who are tasked with actioning the decisions of BERA Council. BERA Council is made up of the following: The...