Prof Nuraan Davids is the Chairperson of the Department of Education Policy Studies in the Faculty of Education at Stellenbosch University. Her research interests include philosophy of education; democratic citizenship education; Islamic education; and ethics in education, with a particular focus on educational policy, gender, theory and practice, management and leadership inquiry. She is an Associate Editor of the South African Journal of Higher Education; an Editorial Board Member of Ethics and Education - the international journal of the International Network of Philosophers of Education; and serves as a reviewer of the American Educational Research Association: Philosophical Studies in Education SIG. She is a member of the Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia (PESA); the Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain (PESGB); and the American Educational Research Association (AERA).
Her recent books are:
Tolerance and Dissent within Education: On cultivating Debate and Understanding. (New York & London: Palgrave MacMillan, 2017) (with Y. Waghid).
Education, assessment and the desire for dissonance. (New York & London: Peter Lang Publishing, 2017) (with Y. Waghid).
Philosophy and education as action: Implications for Teacher Education. (Lanham, MD (US): Rowman & Littlefield – Lexington Series) (with Y. Waghid).
Ethical dimensions of Muslim education. (New York & London: Palgrave MacMiillan, 2016) (with Y. Waghid).
Women, cosmopolitanism, and Islamic education: On the virtues of education and belonging (New York & London: Peter Lang, 2013)
Citizenship, education and violence: On disrupted potentialities and becoming (Rotterdam/Boston/Taipei: Sense Publishers, 2013) (with Y. Waghid)
Educational leadership-in-becoming: On the potential of leadership in action. New York & London: Routledge (in press) (with Y. Waghid).