Hilary Cremin

Head of the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge


Dr Hilary Cremin researches, writes and teaches about peace education and conflict
transformation in schools and communities. She is concerned with big questions about
the future of education and peace building, and works with her graduate students to
consider new directions for the field. She is chair of the Cambridge Peace Education
Research Group with her graduate-student co-chairs. CPERG offers seminars in
Cambridge and online, as well as providing resources on their website for those interested
in peace education research and practice. Hilary has an interest in arts-based
methodologies including photo-voice, poetry and autoethnography.

Hilary has worked in the public, private and voluntary sector as a school teacher,
educational consultant, project coordinator and academic. She has worked with various
adult and community groups and in hundreds of primary and secondary schools
throughout the UK and internationally. She has also worked as a community mediator,
mediating both neighbour and family disputes. She continues to be involved in the
promotion and delivery of conflict transformation and peace-building work in schools and