Prof. Gert Biesta

Professor of Public Education
NIVOZ Professor for Education

Maynooth University Ireland
The University of Humanistic Studies, The Netherlands


Gert Biesta is Professor of Public Education at Maynooth University Ireland (from 2019 onwards) and NIVOZ Professor for Education at the University of Humanistic Studies, The Netherlands. He is co-editor of the British Educational Research Journal and associate editor of the journal Educational Theory. Recent and forthcoming books include: The Rediscovery of Teaching (Routledge 2017); Obstinate Education (Brill 2019); Educational Research: An Unorthodox Introduction (Bloomsbury, 2019).