Professor Lynn Dobbs joined Roehampton in May 2012. She was previously at Northumbria University, where she was Dean of the School of Arts and Social Sciences. Prior to this, she was Director of the Centre for Public Policy at the University.
At Northumbria she had a number of cross-university responsibilities, including leading on the student experience for the University. She also was responsible for overseeing Northumbria’s RAE 2008 submission.
Lynn’s personal research and teaching interests are focused on the multi-faceted nature of social exclusion. She is also concerned with understanding the links between evidence and policy, and with engaging communities in decision-making.
She has a very strong publication record and has personally generated over £13m of grant income.