Professor Anna Gough-Yates
Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost
Anna Gough-Yates is Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost and a Professor. She was previously Head of the Department of Media, Culture and Language, and Deputy Provost (Academic Development). She joined Roehampton in 2015. In her role, she is responsible for the University’s education, research, knowledge exchange, and academic partnership strategies and activities.
Anna's background is in media and cultural studies. She gained her PhD in Cultural Studies from the University of Birmingham in 2000, and her research has focused on the women's magazine industry in the UK, and feminism, femininity and representation in the creative industries. She has a strong interest in teaching and learning in higher education and was awarded a Master's in Education in 2004.
Prior to working at Roehampton Anna launched the London School of Film Media and Design at University of West London, and before that she was Associate Dean (Research and Partnerships) and Head of School of Media, Culture and Communications at London Metropolitan University