Dave Hill is Programme Leader for the MA in Education (Leadership, Management and Change) and Dissertation leader for that programme. He alsoguests on `race' and class for the year 3 Primary QTS module `Diversity and Inclusion'. He is Visiting Professor of Education at the University of Athens, greece, and is alsoVisiting Professor of Critical Education Policy and Equality Studies atLimerick University, Ireland. Dave supervises and examines doctoral students from different universities. He was formerly Professor of Education Policy at the University of Northampton.

Dave co-founded and chaired the Hillcole Group of Radical Left Educators, 1989-2002, and is founding editor and chief editor of the open access and peer refereed scholarly international journal, the Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies (www.jceps.com) , which has had over half a million downloads since 2003. Between 2006-2010 he chaired / programme chaired the Marxist Analysis of Schools and Society Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).

Dave has published 17 books to date, and over a hundred book chapters and refereed journal articles, as well as shorter polemical and activist pieces. Much of his writing is available online at www.ieps.org.uk (Online Articles Dave Hill), as is his full CV.

Dave Hill is a socialist political activist, and has fought ten elections, including two (1979, 1987) as Labour Parliamentary candidate (in Brighton Pavilion constituency), and one (2010) as the parliamentary candidate of a socialist coalition, the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition. He was also a Borough Councillor in Brightonand County Councillor in East Sussex, and was, for a time, a Labour Group Leader, and, effectively, joint leader of a local authority Education Committee.. He was also an elected regional trade union chair for the lecturers' union, NATFHE (Higher education), and a long-time union elected union branch chair /shop steward.

He lectures world-wide to academic and activist audiences. conferences, and has addressed academic conferences in,for example, India, Australia, USA, Canada, Taiwan, South Africa, Slovenia, Greece and most countries in Western Europe.

There is a Wikipedia entry on Dave Hill.

Recent Books Published

Macrine, S., Hill, D. and McLaren, P. (eds.) (2010) Revolutionizing Pedagogy: Education for Social Justice Within and Beyond Global Neoliberalism. London: Palgrave MacMillan

Hill, D. and Robertson, L. Helavaara (eds.) (2009) Equality in the Primary School: Promoting Good Practice Across the Curriculum. London: Continuum.

Kelsh, D., Hill, D, and Macrine, S. (eds.) (2009) Teaching Class: Knowledge, Pedagogy, Subjectivity. London: Routledge.

Hill, D. (ed.) (2009) Contesting Neoliberal Education: Public Resistance and Collective Advance. New York: Routledge.

Hill, D. (ed.) (2009) The Rich World and the Imoversihment of Education: Diminishing Democracy, Equity and Workers' Rights. New York: Routledge.

Hill, D. and Kumar, R. (eds.) (2009) Global Neoliberalism and Education and its Consequences. New York: Routledge.

Hill, D. and Rosskam, E. (eds.) (2009) The Developing World and State Education: Neoliberal Depradation and Egalitarian Alternatives. New York: Routledge.

Hill, D., McLaren, P., Cole, M. and Rikowski, G. (eds.) (2002) Marxism Against Postmodernism in Educational Theory. Lanham, MD, USA: Lexington Books.

Hill, D. and Cole, M. (eds.) (2001) Schooling and Equality: Fact, Concept and Policy. London Kogan Page.

Cole, M., Hill, D., Mclaren, P. and Rikowski, G. (2001) Red Chalk: On Schooling, Capitalism and Politics. Brighton: Institute for Education Policy Studies. Online at http://www.ieps.org.uk.cwc.net/redchalk.pdf

Some Recent Journal Articles

Hill, D. (2009) Culturalist and Materialist Explanations of Class and `Race': Critical Race Theory, Equivalence/ Parallelist Theory and Marxist Theory. Cultural Logic: an Electronic Journal of Marxist Theory and Practice. Online at http://clogic.eserver.org/2009/2009.html

Beckmann, A., Cooper, C., and Hill, D. (2009) Neoliberalization and managerialization of 'education' in England and Wales - a case for reconstructing education. Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 7(2). Online at http://www.jceps.com/index.php?pageID=article&articleID=170

Hill, D. and Boxley, S. (2007) Critical Teacher Education for Economic, Environmental and Social Justice: an Ecosocialist Manifesto. Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 5(2). Online at http://www.jceps.com/index.php?pageID=article&articleID=96

Hill, D. (2007) Critical Teacher Education, New Labour in Britain, and the Global Project of Neoliberal Capital. Policy Futures, 5 (2) pp. 204-225. Online at http://www.wwwords.co.uk/pfie/content/pdfs/5/issue5_2.asp

Greaves, N., Hill, D. and Maisuria, A. (2007) Embourgeoisment, Immiseration, Commodification - Marxism Revisited: a Critique of Education in Capitalist Systems. Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 5(1).Online at http://www.jceps.com/index.php?pageID=article&articleID=83

Hill, D . (2006) Class, Neoliberal Global Capital, Education and Resistance. Social Change, 36 (3) pp.47-76. New Delhi, India: The Council for Social Development.

Kelsh, D. and Hill, D. (2006) The Culturalization of Class and the Occluding of Class Consciousness: The Knowledge Industry in/of Education. Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 4 (1). Online athttp://www.jceps.com/index.php?pageID=article&articleID=59

Hill, D. (2005) Globalisation and its educational discontents: Neoliberalisation and its impacts on education workers’ rights, pay, and conditions. International Studies in the Sociology of Education 15 (3), pp.257-288

Hill, D. (2004) Books, Banks and Bullets: Controlling our minds- the global project of Imperialistic and militaristic neo-liberalism and its effect on education policy. Policy Futures in Education, 2, 3-4, pp. 504-522 (Theme: Marxist Futures in Education). http://www.wwwords.co.uk/pdf/viewpdf.asp?j=pfie&vol=2&issue=3&year=2004&article=6_Hill_PFIE_2_3-4_web&id=81.158.104.245

Some Earlier Refereed Journal Articles

Hill, D. (2001) State Theory and The Neo-Liberal Reconstruction of Schooling and Teacher Education: A Structuralist Neo-Marxist Critique of Postmodernist, Quasi-Postmodernist, and Culturalist Neo-Marxist Theory. The British Journal of Sociology of Education, 22, (1) pp.137-157.

Cole, M., Hill, D. and Rikowski, G.(1997) Between Postmodernism and Nowhere: the Predicament of the Postmodernist. British Journal of Education Studies, 45 (2), pp.187-200

Cole, M. and Hill, D. (1995) Games of Despair and Rhetorics of Resistance: Postmodernism, Education and Reaction. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 16, (2), pp.165-182.

Hill, D. and M. Cole (1995) Marxist Theory and State Autonomy Theory: The Case of 'Race' - Education in Initial Teacher Education (with M. Cole), Journal of Education Policy, 10,(2), pp.221-232.

Official Report

Hill, D. (2006) Education Services Liberalization. For the International Labour Organisation Published In E. Rosskam (ed.) Winners or Losers? Liberalizing public services pp. 3-54. Geneva: ILO. Available free from the International Labour Organisation(ILO).

Conference Presentations

Dave Hill has given around 120 conference papers at national and international academic conferences, such as British Education Research Association (BERA), European Conference on Educational Research (ECER), and the American Educational Research Association (AERA) annualconferences. He also addresses various national and local trade union and socialist activist conferences and meetings in different countries.

 

 

 

 

Kelsh, D. and Hill, D. (2006) The Culturalization of Class and the Occluding of Class Consciousness: The Knowledge Industry in/of Education. Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 4 (1). Online athttp://www.jceps.com/index.php?pageID=article&articleID=59

Hill, D. (2005) Globalisation and its educational discontents: Neoliberalisation and its impacts on education workers’ rights, pay, and conditions. International Studies in the Sociology of Education 15 (3), pp.257-288

Hill, D. (2004) Books, Banks and Bullets: Controlling our minds- the global project of Imperialistic and militaristic neo-liberalism and its effect on education policy. Policy Futures in Education, 2, 3-4, pp. 504-522 (Theme: Marxist Futures in Education). http://www.wwwords.co.uk/pdf/viewpdf.asp?j=pfie&vol=2&issue=3&year=2004&article=6_Hill_PFIE_2_3-4_web&id=81.158.104.245

Hill, D. (2004) O Neoliberalismo Global, a Resistência e a Deformação da Educação, Curriculo sem Frontieras 3, 3 pp.24-59. (Brazil) 2004). Online at http://www.curriculosemfronteiras.org/

  • Doctoral Supervision
  • Diversity, Inclusion, and Equality/ Inequalities in Schooling and Society
  • Action Research for Social and Economic Justice
  • Critical Pedagogy
  • Critical Education Policy Analysis
  • Social Class, `Race', Education and Society
  • Diversity, Inclusion and Equality in Primary and Secondary Schools
  • Critical Education Policy Analysis / Studies
  • Marxism and Education
  • The Development of Egalitarian/ Socialist Education Policy
  • Ideologies and Education
  • Marxist Critique of Neoliberalism, Neoconservatism and Social Democracy