Joyce Goodman is Professor of History of Education. She has filled a range of University roles, including Assistant Vice-Chancellor, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Dean, and Director of Research and Knowledge Transfer. She is the former editor of History of Education, past president of the History of Education Society UK and former secretary of the International Standing Conference for the History of Education. She has published widely on women and education. Recent books include Women and Education: Major Themes in Education (Routledge 2011, 4 volumes), with Jane Martin, and Girls’ Secondary Education in the Western World (Palgrave 2010/2014), with James Albisetti and Rebecca Rogers.