Speaker
Judith Suissa (cropped)
Judith Suissa

Judith Suissa is Reader in Philosophy of Education at the UCL Institute of Education. Her interests are in political and moral philosophy, with a particular focus on questions to do with the control of education, social justice, libertarian and anarchist theory, the role of the state, political education, and the parent-child relationship.


Her publications include Anarchism and Education; a Philosophical Perspective (Routledge, 2006) and The Claims of Parenting; Reasons, Responsibility and Society (with Stefan Ramaekers, Springer, 2012). Her philosophical work on teaching well-being, happiness and character education has been published in academic journals and featured in TES.

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