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Meet our new Head of School: Professor Amanda Coffey

21 Awst 2014

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Prof Amanda Coffey
Yr Athro Amanda Coffey BA (Anrh), TAR, MSc, PhD, FHEA, FAcSS

Professor Amanda Coffey has begun her role as the new Head of School for Social Sciences.

Professor Coffey, elected as an academician of the Academy of Social Sciences in 2011, has succeeded Professor Malcolm Williams who previously held the role.

A founding co-director of the Wales Institute for Social and Economic Research, Data and Methods (WISERD), her research interests include qualitative methods, young people and social change, gender and education, and working lives.

Discussing her vision for the School, Professor Coffey said: "I would like to ensure that the School is a world-leading social science school, a destination of choice for academics and students, with a reputation for excellence in teaching and research - an inspirational, rewarding and collegial place to work and study."

Professor Coffey is joined by a new senior management team: 

Professor Jonathan Scourfield: Deputy Head of School 

Professor Sally Power: Director of Research 

Professor Martin Jephcote: Director of Teaching and Learning 

Dr Tom Hall: Directorof Postgraduate Research 

Dr Sin Yi Cheung: Director International and Engagement

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