Robin Simmons

Robin Simmons is Professor of Education at the Universities of Bolton and Huddersfield. His research interests lie in the history and sociology of education, especially in relation to post-compulsory education and training. Robin has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals and is the author or editor of five academic books, the latest of which, Education Work and Social Change in Britain’s Former Coalfield Communities, was published by Palgrave in 2022. He is a long-standing member of ARPCE and has worked on research projects funded by bodies including the Leverhulme Trust, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, the Raymond Williams Foundation, and the Society for Educational Studies.

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