Andy Hargreaves is the Thomas More Brennan Chair in the Lynch School of Education and Professor in the Carroll School of Management at Boston College where he received the 2015 Excellence in Teaching with Technology Award. Previously, he was the co-founder and director of the International Centre for Educational Change at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education.
Andy has authored or edited over 30 books, several of which have achieved outstanding writing awards from the American Educational Research Association, the American Libraries Association, and the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education. One of these, Professional Capital: Transforming Teaching in Every School (with Michael Fullan, 2012) has received three prizes including the prestigious Grawemeyer Award in Education for 2015.
Andy serves as adviser in education to the Premier of Ontario, is founding editor of two scholarly journals, and is President Elect of the International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement. He holds an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Uppsala in Sweden and is a Fellow of the RSA. In January 2015, he was ranked the #6 scholar with most influence on US policy.
Andy consults with organizations and governments all over the world. His most recent book is Uplifting Leadership (with Alan Boyle and Alma Harris) published by Wiley Business, 2014.