New Dean for Social Sciences and Law
3 July 2008
Judith Squires, Professor of Political Theory and Head of the Department of Politics, has been appointed Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law with effect from 1 August 2009, succeeding Professor Malcolm Evans.
Her research focuses on issues of democratic theory and equality. She has held editorial positions on a number of scholarly journals and has played a key role in producing advisory reports for government on equal opportunities issues.
She said: ‘It will be an honour to serve as Dean and to work with such talented colleagues to build on the faculty’s many achievements.’
The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Eric Thomas, said: ‘Judith is highly respected both as a leader and as a scholar. I have no doubt that she will succeed in the role of Dean and build on the outstanding work of Malcolm Evans.’