Debra Myhill

Professor II ved HVL


Debra Myhill is Professor Emerita in Language and Literacy Education at the University of Exeter, and former Director of the Centre for Research in Writing. 

Her research interests focus principally on aspects of language and literacy teaching, particularly the teaching of writing. 
Over the past twenty years, she has led a series of research projects in these areas, in both primary and secondary schools, and has been involved in commissioned research or advisory roles for policy-makers and examination boards. She is a Fellow of the
Academy of Social Sciences;  Past-President of the European Association for Research in Learning and Instruction; and President-Elect of the United Kingdom Literacy Association.  In 2014 and 2021, she served on the Education sub-panel for the Research Excellence Framework (REF).