Co-editor of History of Education

Heather Ellis teaches and researches the history of education in the School of Education, University of Sheffield. She is the author of Masculinity and Science in Britain, 1831-1918 (Palgrave 2017) and Generational Conflict and University Reform: Oxford in the Age of Revolution (Brill 2012) which was jointly awarded the 2014 Kevin Brehony Prize. Heather’s current research explores processes of knowledge formation in nineteenth-century learned societies, in particular the role of classical scholarship in shaping the natural sciences. She is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and co-editor of History of Education.