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Arts, Design and Social Sciences Executive Team

Meet the Executive team within Arts, Design and Social Sciences.

Arts, Design and Social Sciences Executive Team work closely with the University Executive to set and realise the strategic direction of its departments. Their activities cover the whole range of activities from ensuring the smooth running of courses and ensuring an outstanding student experience to developing research activity and managing international, business and community partnerships.

Prof Caron Gentry | Faculty Pro Vice Chancellor

Prof Julian Wright
| Acting Faculty Pro Vice Chancellor (Education)

Prof Katherine Baxter | Faculty Pro Vice Chancellor (Research & Knowledge Exchange)

Dr Solomon Lennox | Head of Department - Arts

Prof Heather Robson |  Head of Department – Design

Prof Charlotte Alston | Acting Head of Department – Humanities

Prof Catherine Palmer | Head of Department – Social Sciences

Katherine Fawcett | Faculty Registrar

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