Dennis is professor of education at the University of Derby where he is chair of the College of Education Research Committee and the programme leader for PhDs in education. He is the founder and director of the campaign group Academics For Academic Freedom (AFAF) which is now a membership organisation with a members’ blog.
His book, The Limits of Academic Freedom, will be published in November 2016
The Role of the Teacher Today (Edited with Toby Marshall, SCETT 2016)
It’s Teaching Not Therapy (Campaign for Real Education 2016)
Beyond McDonaldization: visions of higher education (Routledge 2017)
Rethinking Privacy in an age of disclosure
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