Curriculum Vitae

Ivor Goodson has been fortunate to work with a number of varied and inspiring institutions throughout his professional life.

Please see below for a shortened CV, which focuses upon professional experience, honours and awards.

Professional Experience

Dates Title
1966-1969

Lecturer, B.A. General, University of Kingston

1970-1973

Countesthorpe College, Leicestershire

1973-1975

Head of Humanities Faculty, Stantonbury Campus, Milton Keynes

1975-1978

Research Fellow, University of Sussex

1978-1985

Director, The Schools Unit, University of Sussex

1986-1991

Full Professor, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Graduate Studies and Centre for Theory and Criticism and Director of Educational Research Unit (from 1989) University of Western Ontario

1991-1996

Acord Research Professor, University of Western Ontario

1993-1998

Honorary Professor of Sociology, University of Western Ontario

1996-2002

Frederica Warner Scholar, Scholar in Residence and Professor of Education, Margaret Warner Graduate School, University of Rochester

1996-2004

Chair of Education, Centre for Applied Research in Education, School of Education and Professional Development, University of East Anglia

2004-date

Professor of Learning Theory, Education Research Centre, University of Brighton

2004-2012

Research Associate, Von Hugel Institute, St Edmunds College, University of Cambridge

2012-2015

International Research Professor, University of Tallinn, Estonia

Honours and Awards

Dates Title
2016

Nominated for Inclusion in the forthcoming 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century 10th Edition Publication: mid 2017 

2016

Nominated for inclusion in The Routledge Encyclopaedia of Educational Thinkers, edited by Joy A. Palmer Cooper (London and New York: Routledge)

2015

Chairman of the Consultative Committee for the Faculty of Social Science, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal.

2002-2015

Member of the Consultative Committee of the Education Research Centre, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal.

2016

Routledge. Downs, Y. ' Ivor Goodson (1943-)'. Routledge Encyclopaedia of Educational Thinkers. pp. 602-605. Abingdon and New York: Routledge.

1962-1965

Country Major Awards

1968-1970

University of London Scholarship

1984

Distinguished Visiting Professor, Institute of Education Research, University of Oslo (funded by the British Council)

1985

Visiting Professor (Summer Session), University of British Columbia

1986

Visiting Professor, Murdoch University, Western Australia

1986

Visiting Professor, University of Auckland, New Zealand

1988

Visiting Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Warwick

1988

Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of Oslo

1988-1991

Honorary Visiting Professor, King’s College, London (by election of the University of London Senate)

1988-1994

Member, International Professors of Curriculum (by invitation)

1998-1999

Onwell Visiting Professor, University of Hong Kong

1989

Visiting Professor (Summer session), University of Alberta

1989

Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of Uppsala, Sweden

1990

'Noted Scholar', University of British Columbia

1991

International Visiting Scholar, Stanford University

1991-1993

Stipendiary Award, Social Science and Humanities Research Council Canada

1991-1996

Frederica Warner Scholar, Graduate School of Education and Human Development, University of Rochester, State of New York

1993-1998

Honorary Professor of Sociology, University of Western Ontario

1993

Distinguished Visiting Professorial Award, Japanese Society for Promotion of Science. Host: University of Tokyo

1994

Visiting Professor, Institute of Educational Research, University of Oslo

1994

Visiting Professor, University of Granada, Spain

1994

Visiting International Guest Scientist, Max Planck Institute, Berlin

1994

Visiting Fellow (Fall Term), Centre for Applied Research in Education, University of East Anglia

1994

Distinguished Visiting Professor, Institute of Education, University of Stockholm, Sweden

1996

J. Woodrow Wilson Visiting Professorship for visits to Southern Africa by the Oppeinheimer Foundation. Host: University of Witswatersrand

1996

Lovejoy Scholar in Residence, University of Rochester, New York State

1996-1999

Distinguished Visiting Professor, Institute of Pedagogy and Practice, University of Bergen, Norway

1997-1999

Susan B. Anthony Scholar in Residence, University of Rochester, New York State

1999

Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of Cordoba, Argentina

2000

International Lecturer, Finnish National Graduate Summer School, Finland

2001-2002

Visiting Professor, Centre for Educational Innovation, University of Sussex, Brighton

2001-2004

Visiting Professor, School of Education, University of Exeter, Exeter

2002

Visiting Professor, Institute of Political Science, Paris, France

2006

Michael Huberman Award, AERA, San Francisco, USA

2007

Laureate Kappa Delta Pi, American Learned Society

2007-2012

Joss Owen Professor, University of Plymouth, Chair of Education

2008-2010

STINT Foundation Professor, Department of Education, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

2008-date

Senior Visiting Professor, The Guerrand-Hermès Foundation for Peace (Brighton and Paris)

2009-date

Life Fellow, Royal Society of Arts

2009-date

Who's Who

2009-date

Who's Who in America

2009-date

Who's Who in the World

Ivor was recently given the Michael Huberman award at the American Educational Research Association for his work on teachers' lives; he has just been given an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Gothenburg and made a Laureate of the Phi Delta Kappan Society in the USA...

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