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Prof.dr. Doret de Ruyter

Doret de Ruyter

Professor of Education


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English biography

Doret de Ruyter is Professor of Education at the University of Humanistic Studies since 1 June 2018. Before that time she was Professor of Philosophy of Education at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam for 15 years.
She defended her PhD dissertation at the VU in 1993, where she continued as part time postdoc and lecturer for the Hendrik Pierson Chair for Religious Education. She also worked in the domain of youth care as a project leader at the Netherlands Institute for Care and Welfare.
In the beginning of 2000 she moved to Glasgow where she worked for almost four years as (senior) lecturer at the University of Glasgow.


Domains of interests:
Flourishing as an aim of education and upbringing
Moral education
Citizenship education
Educational professionals and their (continuing) education

Selection of publications

For list of English publications see Google Scholar

selection of publications

Ancillary activities

President Elect Association for Moral Education

Lid Executive Committee Philosophy of Education Society Great Britain

Assistant Editor Journal of Philosophy of Education
Associate Editor Theory and Research in Education
Member Editorial Board Philosophical Inquiry in Education
Member Editorital Board Pedagogiek

Chair Stichting Pro Juventute Amsterdam (charity organisation)

Member International Network of Philosophers of Education
Member Landelijk Netwerk van Vrouwelijke Hoogleraren