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Professor Keri Facer

Professor Keri Facer

Professor Keri Facer
B.A.(Cantab.), M.Litt.(Strath.), D.Phil(Bristol)

Professor of Educational & Social Futures

Office 2.15
Helen Wodehouse Building,
35 Berkeley Square, Clifton BS8 1JA
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 331 4340

Research summary

My primary focus at present is the relationship between universities and climate change. I am interested in all aspects of this question - from a reformist agenda to more radical revolutionary alternatives  - in order to examine what sorts of knowledge practices might be adequate for addressing the changed social, ecological, economic and cultural conditions of 2-4 degree global warming.

I am on secondment to the University of Uppsala, Sweden, as Zennstrom Chair in Climate Change Leadership from March 2019-October 2020.

I am interested in supervising PhD and Masters students in the following areas:

  • Educational Futures - in particular responses to environmental change ...

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Keri Facer is Professor of Educational and Social Futures at the University of Bristol, School of Education. She works on rethinking the relationship between formal educational institutions and wider society and is particularly concerned with the sorts of knowledge that may be needed to address contemporary environmental, economic, social and technological changes.

Her recent books include: Learning Futures: Education, Technology and Social Change (Routledge) and The Politics of Education and Technology (PalgraveMacMillan) with Neil Selwyn.  Her personal blog, with a full list of previous projects, publications and talks is available here

Since 2013, Keri has been ...

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