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Daniel Moulin-Stozek


University Assistant Professor

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  • DPhil (University of Oxford)
  • MSc (University of Oxford)
  • MEd (University of Exeter)
  • PGCE (University of Bristol)
  • BA (University of Nottingham)

Membership of Professional Bodies/Associations

  • Fellow and Director of Studies in Education, Jesus College
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Assistant Editor, Journal of Beliefs and Values
  • Cambridge Branch Secretary, Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain

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I engage with educational problems across the fields of values education, moral education and religious studies. I am currently working on philosophical issues surrounding values and attitudes education and pedagogies of religious education. 

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Research Topics

  • The educational philosophy of Leo Tolstoy
  • Spiritual, moral, social and cultural development
  • Values and attitudes education
  • Religious education
  • Moral education

Research Projects

  • The purposes of education in interfaith dialogue (2019-2020). Funding support from the Spalding Trust.
  • Scoping the affective and behavioural dimensions of teaching and learning attitudes and values (2019-2020). Faculty of Education Research and Development Grant.
  • Enriching religious studies through classroom ready videos (2020-2021). Funding support from Culham St Gabriel’s Trust.

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  • PhD supervision in Education
  • MPhil in Education (Research Methods)
  • PGCE Religious Studies (Subject Leader)


  • Education Tripos (Critical Debates in Education, Paper Coordinator)

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Recent Publications

Moulin-Stożek, D. and James, M. W. (2022) ‘Religion and social development in childhood’ In C. Hart and P. Smith (Eds) The Handbook of Childhood Social Development. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 405-421.

Moulin-Stożek, D., Kurian, N., Nikolova, A. (2021) "Virtue as a response to pandemic and crisis" Oxford Review of Education, 48 (3), 289-302. Available on OPEN ACCESS:  

Haecker, R. and Moulin-Stożek, D. (2021) "Recollecting the religious: Augustine in response to Meno’s paradox" Studies in Philosophy and Education, 40, 567–578. Available on OPEN ACCESS:  

Walker, D. and Moulin-Stozek, D. (2021) "A study of moral reasoning among secondary students in a public co-educational and private girls school in Mexico" Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 51 (7), 984-1002

Moulin-Stożek, D. (2020). 'Spiritual development as an educational goal' ECNU Review of Education, 3 (3), 504-518. Available on OPEN ACCESS: “Spiritual development as an educational goal” ECNU Review of Education (

Metcalfe, J. and Moulin-Stożek, D. (2020). “Religious education teachers’ perspectives on character education” British Journal of Religious Education 4 (3), 349-360.

Moulin-Stożek, D. (2019). “The social construction of character” Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 49 (1), 24-39.

Moulin-Stożek, D. (2019). “Five principles of Tolstoy’s educational thought” in I. Medzhibovskaya, (ed) Tolstoy and His Problems: Views from the Twenty-First century. Illinois: Northwestern University Press, 158-169.

Thoma, S. J., Walker, D. I., Chen, Y.-H., Frichand, A., Moulin-Stożek, D., & Kristjánsson, K. (2019). Adolescents’ application of the virtues across five cultural contexts. Developmental Psychology, 55(10), 2181–2192.  

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