Audrey Osler

Emeritus Professor of Education, University of Leeds

Audrey Osler conducts research on human rights, social justice, and democratic citizenship education policy and practice, in established democracies and post-conflict societies. She has a long-standing interest in the place of narrative and life history in education research and practice and her PhD (published as The Education and Careers of Black Teachers – 1997, Open University Press) examined the contribution of minority teachers to transformative education. She has held professorships and visiting professorships at a number of universities in the U.S. (University of Washington, Utah State University) and in Europe. She is founding director of the Centre for Citizenship and Human Rights Education at the University of Leeds and currently holds visiting posts at Hong Kong Institute of Education and Buskerud University College, Norway. /