Dr Andy Hargreaves is the Thomas More Brennan Chair in Education in the Lynch School of Education at Boston College. His current research interests include the emotions of teaching and leading and the sustainability of change and leadership in education, business, sports and health.
Previously, Andy founded and was codirector of the International Centre for Educational Change at the University of Toronto. Before moving to North America in 1987, he taught primary school and lectured in several English universities, including Oxford. He has held visiting professorships and fellowships in England, Australia, Sweden, Spain, the United States, Hong Kong and Japan.
Andy was awarded the Canadian Education Association/Whitworth 2000 Award for outstanding contributions to educational research in Canada. His book Teaching in the Knowledge Society: Education in the Age of Insecurity received outstanding writing awards from the American Educational Research Association and the American Library Association.