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Liz Jackson

Head of Department
International Education
Philosophy of Education


I am an educational leader and a philosopher of education who brings philosophical and theoretical texts and arguments to bear on matters relating to schooling in society. My work focuses on the diversity of human experience.​ I am interim Editor-in-Chief (with Marek Tesar) for the leading journal Educational Philosophy and Theory. I am also the Immediate Past President of the Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia and Past Director of the Comparative Education Research Centre at the University of Hong Kong.


I have worked in England, ​Scotland, Mexico, Turkey, South Africa, the United Arab Emirates, and Hong Kong. I grew up in Oregon, and did my MPhil at Cambridge and my PhD at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. I have been based in Hong Kong since 2012.

To read more about my career and educational leadership, click the link below.​

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