Professor Andrew Hargreaves

Professor Andrew Hargreaves will be in Melbourne Exclusively for Spheres of Influence International


Ph.D. University of Leeds
Postgraduate Certificate in Education, Sheffield City College of Education
B.A. II.1 University of Sheffield

Andy Hargreaves is the Thomas More Brennan Chair in Education in the Lynch School of Education at Boston College. Its mission is to promote social justice and connect theory and practice in education.

He has written numerous books on culture, change and leadership in education that are available in many languages.


Emotional geographies and emotional politics of teaching and leading, effects of educational reform on secondary schools and their teachers, relationship between teacher effectiveness and teacher development


Books and Monographs—45
Chapters in books and yearbooks—70
Papers in refereed journals and international encyclopedias—99

Selected Books

Hargreaves, A. & Shirley, D. (2009) The Fourth Way, Thousand Oaks, CA; Corwin Press.

Hargreaves, A., Lieberman, A., Fullan, M. & Hopkins, D. (Eds.) Second International Handbook of Educational Change. Dordrecht, Springer, in press.

Hargreaves, A. & Fullan, M. (Eds.) (2008) Change Wars, Bloomington, IN, Solution Tree.

Hargreaves, A., Beatty, B., Lasky, S., Schmidt, M., & James-Wilson, S. (in process).  The Emotions of Teaching.  San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Hargreaves, A. & Fink, D. (2006).  Sustainable Leadership.  San Francisco: Jossey-Bass/Wiley.

Hargreaves, A. (2003) Teaching in the Knowledge Society: Education in the Age of Insecurity. New York: Teachers’ College Press and Buckingham: Open University Press.

Hargreaves, A., Beatty, B., Lasky, S., Schmidt, M., & James-Wilson, S.(in process). The Emotions of Teaching. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Hargreaves, A. & Earl, L. Moore, S., & Manning, S. (2001). Learning to Change: Teaching beyond Subjects and Standards. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass and Barcelona: Octaedro.

Bascia, N. & Hargreaves, A. (Eds.) (2000). The Sharp Edge of Educational Change. London & New York: Falmer Press.

Hargreaves, A. and Fullan, N. (1998) What’s Worth Fighting for Out There? Toronto: Ontario Elementary School Teachers’ Federation, New York: Teachers’ College Press. (also translated into Spanish)

Hargreaves, A., Lieberman, A., Fullan, M., and Hopkins, D. (Eds.). (1998). The International Handbook of Educational Change. The Netherlands: Kluwer Publications.

Hargreaves, A. (Ed.). (1997). Rethinking Educational Change with Heart and Mind. 1997 ASCD Yearbook, Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Hargreaves, A. and Evans, R. (Eds.). (1997). Beyond Educational Reform. Buckingham: Open University Press.

Adelman, N.E., Walking-Eagle, K.P. and Hargreaves, A. (1997). Racing with the Clock: Making Time for Teaching and Learning in School Reform. New York: Teachers College Press.

Fullan, M. and Hargreaves, A. (1996). What’s Worth Fighting for in Your School?, Second Edition. New York: Teachers’ College Press. (also translated into Norwegian, Spanish, Swedish, Portugueses, and Chinese).

Papers in Refereed Scholarly Journals and International Encyclopedias and Handbooks

“A Decade of Educational Change”, Journal of Educational Change, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp.89-101, May 2009.

“Change from Without”, In Hargreaves, A.; Fullan, M.; Lieberman, A.; & Hopkins, D. (Eds.), (in press), The Second International Handbook of Educational Change, Dordrecht, Springer.

“Pedagogical and Educational Change for Sustainable Knowledge Societies.” In Cowen, R. & Kazamias, A. (Eds.) International Handbook of Comparative Education, (in press).

“Student Diversity and Secondary School Change in a Context of Increasingly Standardized Reform” (with Allison Skerrett), American Educational Research Journal, Dec. 2008; vol. 45: pp. 913-945.

“The Persistence of Presentism.” Teachers’ College Record, (with Dennis Shirley). (in press)

“Engaging Policy: Neither a Borrower nor a Lender be”, European Training Foundation Yearbook, (2008).

“The Fourth Way of Change,” (with Dennis Shirley), Educational Leadership, (October 2008), Vol. 66 Issue 2, p56-61.

“Beyond Standardization: Powerful New Principles for Improvement”, Phi Delta Kappan, The Journal For Education, 90 (2) October 2008, 135-143 (with Dennis Shirley)

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