Tom Harrison

Tom Harrison, Ph.D., is a reader, HEA Principal Fellow, and National Teaching Fellow. He is director of education at the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues and program director for the MA in Character Education at the University of Birmingham. Tom is also the books editor for the British Journal of Educational Studies (BJES), secretary and trustee for the Society for Educational Studies (SES), and secretary and trustee for the Association for Character Education (ACE). Tom Harrison’s specialist interests are character, cyber-wisdom, and the internet; character education and virtue ethics; youth social action; and citizenship education. Tom researches, publishes, and gives presentations in the U.K. and internationally in these areas, as well as developing resources and training programs for schools, voluntary sector, and other organizations. His most recent book, Thrive: How to Cultivate Character So Your Children Can Flourish Online, is published in the U.S. on February 1, 2022.