James Arthur is Director of the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues.
James is also Chair of the Society for Educational Studies, and was Head of the School of Education 2010-2015 and Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor 2015-2019. He was previously Editor of the British Journal of Educational Studies for ten years and holds numerous honorary titles in the academe, including Honorary Professor of the University of Glasgow and Honorary Research Fellow in the University of Oxford. James was made an Officer of the British Empire by the Queen in 2018.
He has written widely on the relationship between theory and practice in education, particularly the links between character, virtues, citizenship, religion and education.