Professor Richard Hall

Professor of Education and Technology
@ De Montfort University

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  • Bio

Richard Hall is Professor of Education and Technology, based in the Division of Education in the School of Applied Social Sciences. Richard contributes to teaching on evidence-based education and educational leadership, as well as supervising Masters and PhD students. His research focuses on higher education policy and pedagogy, co-operative and alternative forms of higher education, academic labour and alienation, and neoliberalism and education.

Richard is an HEA National Teaching Fellow, awarded in 2009, and a fellow of the HEA.

He is also a member of the Centre for Urban Research on Austerity and a Research Associate in the Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility at DMU.

Richard has been involved in a range of voluntary, educational activities. He is an original member of the Social Science Centre in Lincoln, an unincorporated co-operative of scholars developing a new form of higher education based upon the social sciences. He is also a Board Member of Leicester Vaughan College, a community interest company developing cooperative adult education, and a trustee of the Open Library of Humanities. He has been involved in discussions about a UK Co-operatives Free University.

Richard holds PRINCE2 and Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner status. He has worked extensively on research projects and with MA/PhD research students.

Professor Hall is a regular writer and contributor on mental health in HE, political economies and activism - all published on his blog: 

Richard's article for the Workplace journal 'Re-engineering Higher Education: The Subsumption of Academic Labour and the Exploitation of Anxiety' is available to read in PDF format here:

  • My Previous Events

  • Safeguarding Students: Addressing Mental Health Needs

    • 26-11-2019
    • 08:30 - 16:25
    • The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester