Professor Harry Daniels

Harry Daniels is Professor of Education and joined the Department in 2013 having held Chairs at the Universities of Bath and Birmingham.

He also holds positions as:

  • Adjunct Professor, Griffith Institute for Education Research, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia
  • Research Professor, Centre for Human Activity Theory, Kansai University, Osaka, Japan
  • Research Professor in Cultural Historical Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education
  • Visiting Fellow at The Institute for Adult learning, Singapore

He is a former President of the Social Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties Association and a member of the Education panel in the 2001 RAE.

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

  • Applications and developments of post Vygotskian theory;
  • Collaboration between teachers;
  • Exclusion from school;
  • School design;
  • Drama and marginalised youth;
  • Multiagency working


  • Department staff

College affiliation

  • Green Templeton College


  • Professor of Education

Research groups

  • OSAT