«Educational research must penetrate the cultural construction of the nation … and leave the comfort zone of moralizing about the world». Interview with Daniel Tröhler

Michaela Vogt, Annemarie Matthäus Augschöll Blasbichler


Daniel Tröhler is an international heavyweight in Educational Sciences who has published, edited, or co-edited over 50 books or Special Issues in Journals, more than 100 journal articles, and more than 150 book-chapters. His book «Languages of Education - Protestant Legacies, National Identities, and Global Aspirations»(Routledge, 2011) was translated into multiple languages and won the American Educational Research Association’s (AERA) Outstanding Book Award. Since 2017, Tröhler holds the professorship for «Foundations of Education»at the University of Vienna (Austria). Prior to that, he researched and taught at the University of Luxemburg (2008 – 2016) and the University of Zurich (Switzerland) (2002 – 2008) where he also completed his undergraduate degree, PhD degree, and habilitation. His research explores national histories of thought in the field of education and their institutional manifestation from the 18th century to the present. Through historical as well as comparative analysis of laws, textbooks, and curricula, he juxtapositions institutional histories and history of ideas and analyzes their regional, national, and transnational impact. Tröhler was also guest professor in Oulu (Finland), Granada (Spain), and is since 2018 visiting Professor in Oslo (Norway).


Daniel Tröhler

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