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Graham Ashurst

History, University of Nottingham

Thesis title:

A Contrarian in Search of Tradition-Post-War American Education and the Career of Diane Ravitch

Research Area

  • History

Other Research Interests

  • American Educational History
  • Political Ideologies (Neoconservatism, The New Left, Neoliberalism)
  • Ethnic Groups and Multiculturalism
  • Political think-tanks, particularly in the field of education
  • Contribution of Jewish-American Political Writers
  • Teachers' Unions within the American Labour Movement


  • British Association for American Studies
  • Historians of the Twentieth Century United States
  • History of Education Society (US)