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The British Academy names SPS academic as new Vice-President (Public Policy)

Professor Christina Boswell has been appointed as the new Vice President (Public Policy) at the British Academy, and will take up her role in August 2021.

She will work closely with new President of the British Academy, Professor Julia Black.

We’ll share more on the role when Professor Boswell – a Professor of Politics at the School of Social and Political Science - begins next year.

The British Academy

The British Academy is an independent fellowship of world-leading scholars and researchers, and the UK’s leader for the humanities and social sciences.

It is a funding body that supports new research, nationally and internationally

a forum for debate and engagement – a voice that champions the humanities and social sciences.

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Professor Boswell

Professor Boswell is the Dean of Research for the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Edinburgh, and is a Professor of Politics at the School of Social and Political Science. 

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