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Executive team

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We champion social justice and global responsibility

The executive team steer the direction of the School: they safeguard the student experience; shape the development of new courses; and drive research to deliver valuable socio-economic benefits.

Prof. Craig Barker

School/Division: Law and Social Sciences / Law
Job title: Dean, School of Law and Social Sciences
Telephone: 020 7815 5455

Prof. Craig Barker is the Dean of the School of Law and Social Sciences and a Professor of International Law. Appointed in 2015, Prof. Barker has taught extensively in the areas of domestic and international law, as well as international politics. He is a leading international expert on issues relating to diplomatic law.


Dr Caitriona Beaumont

School/Division: Law and Social Sciences / Social Sciences
Job title: Associate Professor in Social History; Director of Research, School of Law and Social Sciences
Telephone: 020 7815 5766

Dr Caitríona Beaumont is Associate Professor in Social History specialising in the history of female activism, women’s movements and feminism in twentieth century Britain and Ireland.


Andy Unger

School/Division: Law and Social Sciences / Law
Job title: Head of Academic Division Law
Telephone: 020 7815 6344

Andy Unger is Head of the Law Division and a Solicitor. He specialises in Legal Education, International Human Rights and Medical Law & Ethics.


Andrew Read

School/Division: Law and Social Sciences / Centre for Education and School Partnerships
Job title: Interim Head of Division for Education
Telephone: 020 7815 5444

Andrew is Interim Head of Division for Education and Head of Undergraduate Education Programmes in the School of Law and Social Sciences. His research interests revolve around exploring models of ‘good practice’ in teaching and learning.


Dr Adrian Budd

School/Division: Law and Social Sciences / Social Sciences
Job title: Head of Division of Social Sciences
Telephone: 020 7815 5746

Dr Budd specialises in International Relations, with interests in international theory, imperialism, and globalisation. His last book analysed neo-Gramscian international relations theory.


Dr Duncan Tyler

School/Division: Law and Social Sciences / Urban, Environment and Leisure Studies
Job title: Head of the Division of Urban Environment and Leisure Studies
Telephone: 020 7815 8162

Duncan teaches research methods, tourism enterprise, destination management, city marketing and tourism policy. In addition to being Head of Division, Duncan is responsible for promoting research, external liaison and collaborations, is Vice Chair of the Association for Tourism in Higher Education and adviser to two awarding bodies.


 
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