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Dr Rowan Tomlinson


Before she began working at Bristol, where she earned the title of Senior Lecturer in October 2017, Rowan held early-career posts at New College (as Fellow and Tutor in French) and at St John's College (Supernumerary Teaching Fellow in French), University of Oxford, where she also read for her undergraduate degree in French and English and pursued postgraduate studies (including a year spent as an English assistant at the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Lyon). She attended a Brighton comprehensive and a non-selective sixth-form college and is active in promoting languages in the state-school system. 

In the wider academic community, Rowan is a member of the Executive Committee of the Council for the Defence of British Universities:, with whom she works to seek to protect higher education from the growing influence of marketisation.



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