Professor Richard Edwards

Professor Richard Edwards

Emeritus Professor

Education University of Stirling Stirling FK9 4LA United Kingdom

About me

Richard Edwards is Emeritus Professor within the Faculty of Social Sciences. He has researched and published extensively on adult and further education, and lifelong learning drawing upon post-structuralist and socio-materialist theories. His academic background was in the areas of philosophy and history before beginning a career in adult education. Prior to joining the University of Stirling in 2001, he worked at the Open University, UK. Between 2006 and 2013 he was Head of the School of Education. He retired in 2016, but his publications live on and he is active on social media.


  • Centre for Research in Lifelong Learning: Second International Conference
    Type of eventConference
    LocationGlasgow, UK
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