My main areas of research are education policy in the European Union; governing education systems; the rise of comparison and research in European education; and materialities in education.
Lawn, M and Novoa A (eds) (2002) Fabricating Europe – The Formation of an Education Space, Kluwer, London
Lawn, M (2005 )Materiality of Schooling – design, technology, objects, routines, Oxford: Symposium Books
Lawn, M (2008 )An Atlantic Crossing? The work of the International Examination Inquiry, its researchers, methods and influence, Symposium Books
Lawn, M (2009) Modelling the Future: Exhibitions and the Materiality of Education, Symposium Books