SILVER, Harold. British, b. 1928. Genres: Education, History, Sociology. Career: Hull College of Commerce, lecturer, 1956-58; Huddersfield College of Technology, lecturer, 1958-60; University of London, Chelsea College, lecturer and professor of education, 1961-78; Bulmershe College of Higher Education, Reading, principal, 1978-86; University of Plymouth, visiting professor of higher education, 1992-; Open University, visiting research professor, 1993-. researcher and consultant. Publications: (trans.) V.I. Chuikov: The Beginning of the Road (in U.S. as The Battle for Stalingrad), 1963; The Concept of Popular Education, 1965; (with J. Ryder) Modern English Society, 1970; (with S.J. Teague) The History of British Universities 1800-1969; (with J. Lawson) A Social History of Education in England, 1973; (with P. Silver) The Education of the Poor, 1974; English Education and the Radicals 1780-1850, 1975; Education and the Social Condition, 1980; Education as History, 1983; (with J. Brennan) A Liberal Vocationalism, 1988; Education, Change and the Policy Process, 1989; A Higher Education, 1989; (with P. Silver) An Educational War on Poverty, 1990; Student Feedback, 1992; External Examiners: Changing Roles?, 1993; Good Schools, Effective Schools, 1994; The External Examiner System: Possible Futures, 1995; (with P. Silver) Students: Changing Roles, Changing Lives, 1996; (with A. Hannan) Innovating in Higher Education: Teaching, Learning and Institutional Culture, 2000; Higher Education and Opinion Making in Twentieth-Century England, 2003. EDITOR: Robert Owen on Education, 1969; Equal Opportunity in Education, 1973. Address: 2 William Orchard Close, Headington, Oxford, England.