Dr David Johnson

David Johnson is University Reader in Comparative and International Education (Developing Countries) and Fellow of St Antony’s College.

He would welcome informal contacts from prospective doctoral students interested in the following topics:

  • Comparative studies of educational change
  • Reconstruction and transformation in developing countries
  • Education in conflict affected countries
  • Assessments of learning and of the professional knowledge and capabilities of teachers and school leaders


David Johnson is a Chartered Educational Psychologist registered with the Health Professions Council (UK) and the Bristish Psychological Society. He convenes the MSc in Comparative and International Education and teaches papers on Comparative and International Education: Theories, Methods, and Applications and on Education in Africa. He is associated with Oxford’s Blatvanik School of Government where he teaches an option on education on the Masters in Public Policy Programme. He offers undergraduate tutorials for amongst others the Sarah Lawrence Programme (Wadham College) and the Williams-Exeter Programme at Oxford University.


  • Department staff

College affiliation

  • St Antony's College


  • Reader in Comparative and International Education (Developing Countries)

Subject area

  • MSc Education (Comparative and International Education)

Research groups

  • Comparative and International Education