Professor of Education and Dean of The School of Education and Professional Development at Huddersfield University
10 Mar 2021
Hazel Bryan is Professor of Education and Dean of The School of Education and Professional Development. Hazel trained as a teacher in London and taught in schools for some ten years before joining Canterbury Christ Church University where she held a range of posts including Director of Master’s Degrees, Head of the Department for Professional Development and Head of Research, Knowledge Exchange and Consultancy. On leaving Canterbury Christ Church University, Hazel was appointed Professor and Head of the School of Education and Humanities at the University of Gloucestershire.
Hazel has acted as a Trustee and Board member for a range of organisations. She sits on the Executive Board of the Society for Educational Studies (SES), and is about to take up the Chair of the International Professional Development Association (IPDA). Hazel acts as Vice Chair on the Universities Council for the Education of Teachers (UCET) Research and International Committee and is co-Editor of the IPDA journal ‘Practice: contemporary issues in practitioner education’. Hazel co-convenes the World Education Research Association (WERA) International Research Network entitled ‘Education and Extremism’. Her research is situated at the interface between education policy and values and she has published in the areas of radicalisation, extremism, Prevent, constructs of teacher identity and professionalism.