Catherine Burke is professor of the History of Education at the University of Cambridge. Her research focuses on twentieth- and twenty-first-century progressive education with a particular interest in material contexts. She collaborates with architects designing schools today who are interested in drawing useful knowledge from past efforts to design schools to fit the child. She is currently working on transatlantic transferences of knowledge about the design of education during the “open learning” era of the 1960s and ’70s.
As of November 2019