The Pro Vice-Chancellors of Faculties, Heads of Schools of Studies,  Heads of Faculty Schools, Associate Deans of Faculties and Academic Directors of the University

With effect from the academic year 2004-05 the University moved to a Faculty structure. An historical record of the Deans of Schools of Studies will be placed on the Calendar web-site.  With effect from 1 August 2017, the Executive Deans have been re-titled Pro Vice-Chancellors.

Faculty Pro-Vice-Chancellors

 

ARTS AND HUMANITIES

2004-

05

Professor Jonathan Cook, BA (Cantab), MA (East Anglia)

2005-

06

Professor Christopher W.E. Bigsby, BA, MA, PhD, FRSC (during the sabbatical leave of Professor Jonathan Cook, BA, MA)

2006-

10

Professor Jonathan Cook, BA (Cantab), MA (East Anglia)

2010-

11

Professor David Peters Corbett, BA, MA (East Anglia), MPhil (Cantab), PhD (Manchester)

2012-

17

Professor Yvonne Tasker, BA, PhD (Warwick), MPhil (Birmingham)

2017-

Professor Sarah Barrow, BA, MA (Cantab), PhD (Sheffield) (2022)

MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES

 

2004-

05

 

Professor Shirley Pearce, BA (Oxon), MPhil (InstPsy), PhD (London)

2005-

06

Professor Samuel John Leinster, BSc, MB ChB, MD (Liverpool) (to 31 March 2006)

1/04/2006-

31/03/08

Professor Peter Kopelman, MB BS, (London), MRCP (UK) , FRCP, MD, (London), FFPH

1/4/2008-

30/09/2008

Dr Richard Stephenson, GradDip Phys, DipTP, DPSE, MCSP, BA (Bradford), MSc (Leeds Met), PhD (East Anglia)

1/10/2008-

16

Professor Ian Harvey, BA (Cantab), MB BCh, PhD, FRCP, FFPH

2016-

Professor Dylan Edwards, BA, MA (Cantab), PhD (London) (31.01.2021)

SCIENCE

2004-

08

Professor Andrew James Thomson, MA, DPhil (Oxon), FRS

2008-

11

Professor David Richardson, BSc (Keele), PhD (Birmingham)

2011-

31.03.19

Professor Philip Mark Gilmartin, BSc (Leeds), PhD (Warwick)

01.04.2019

Professor Mark Searcey, BSc (Loughborough), PhD (Hertfordshire) (31.03.2024)

SOCIAL SCIENCES

2004-

08

Professor Shaun Patrick Hargreaves Heap, BA (Oxon), PhD (Berkeley)

2008-

13

Professor Neil Ward, BSc, PhD (London)

2013-

18

Professor Jacqueline Collier, BSc, PhD (Loughborough), MSc (Leicester),

2018-

Professor Frances Bowen, BA (Oxon), MA (Northeastern), PhD (Bath), HEA (2023)

 

The Heads of Schools of Studies

 

art, media and american studies

2014- 30.06.16

Professor Mark Jancovich

01.07.2016-

Dr Malcom Mclaughlin, BA (Newcastle), MA, PhD (Essex) (17.09.2021)

biological sciences

2004-08

Professor John Gordon Turner, MSc (Leeds), MSc, PhD (Missouri)

2008-2013

Professor Dylan Richard Edwards, MA (Cantab), PhD (London) (31.12.2013)

01/01/14-

Professor Tamas Dalmay, BSc (Budapest), PhD (Godollo, Hungary) (31.12.2021)

chemistry

2006-11

Professor Manfred Bochmann, BSc, PhD  (London)

2011-31.12.2014

Professor David Andrew Russell, BSc     (CNAA), PhD (Manchester)

01.01.2015-31.03.2019

Professor Mark Searcey BSc (Loughborough), PhD (Hertfordshire), FRSC

01.04.2019-31.08.19

Professor Andy Cammidge, BSc , PhD (UEA) (Interim appointment)(31.08.2019)

01.09.19

Professor Nicolas Le Brun BSc, PhD (UEA) (31.08.2024)

computing sciences

2004- 08

Professor James Andrew Bangham, BSc, PhD (London)

2008- 12

Professor Vic Rayward-Smith, MA  (Oxon), DipMIP (Edinburgh), PhD (London), FBCS, FIMA, FORS, CITP,  CEng, CMath

2012- 16

Professor Vincent Moulton, BSc (Warwick), MSc (Washington), PhD (Duke)

2016-

Professor Gerard Parr, BSc, PhD (Ulster). MBE (21.08.2021)

economics

2004- 05

Professor Alistair Munro, MA, MPhil,  DPhil (Oxon)

2005- 08

Professor Bruce Robert Lyons, BSc (Cardiff), MSc(Econ) (London), MA (Cantab), PhD (Sheffield) (Sem 1)

 

Professor Stephen William Davies, BA,   MA, PhD (Warwick) (Sem 2)

2008- 14

Professor Daniel John Zizzo, Laurea (Palermo),  MA, MPhil, DPhil (Oxon)

01/09/2014-

Professor Enrique Fatas, BS, MSc and  PhD (Valencia)

2017-

 

Dr Emiliya Lazarova, BA (Bulgaria), MA (Czech Republic), PhD (Netherlands) (2022)

education and lifelong learning

2004- 07

Professor Christopher Husbands, BA,  MA, PhD (Cantab), PGCE (London)

2007- 10

Professor Nigel Frederick John Norris,    BA,  PhD (East Anglia)

2010- 05.07.16

Dr Nalini Boodhoo, BA (Manchester Polytechnic), PGCE (Leeds), MEd (Manchester), PhD (Sussex)  

06.07.2016- 20

Professor Richard Andrews, BA (Oxon), PGCE (Leeds), PhD (Hull)      (05.07.2021)

2020-

Professor Nalini Boodhoo, BA (Manchester Polytechnic), PGCE (Leeds), MEd (Manchester), PhD (Sussex)   (Interim Appointment) 

Environmental sciences

2004-07

Professor Christopher Edward Vincent,   BSc     (London), PhD (Soton)

2007–10

Professor Jacqueline Anne Burgess, BA,  PhD (Hull)

2010-14

Professor Julian Edward Andrews, BSc (East    Anglia), PhD (Leicester)

2014-15

Professor Tim Jickells, BSc (Reading, MSc, PhD (Soton)

2015-

Professor Kevin Hiscock, PhD (Birmingham) (2022)

Health sciences

2014

Professor Valerie Ann Lattimer, RN, MA, PhD (Soton)

2016-19

Professor Rosalynd Jowett, EdD (Brighton), Med (Exeter); PGDip Social Research (Plymouth); Dip N (London); Cert Ed (Somerset); RCNT; RGN

01.09.2019-

Professor Sally Hardy, BA (East London), MSc (London University), Advanced Cert in Higher Ed Practice, PhD (UEA) (2024)

 

history 

2004-14.11.12

Professor John Denis Charmley, MA, DPhil (Oxon), FRHistS 

15.11.12-17

Professor Cathie D. Carmichael, BA, PhD (Bradford)

01.09.2017- 30.6.19

Professor Katy Cubitt, MA (Cantab &       London), PhD (Cantab)

1.7.19 -

Dr Matthias Neumann, MA (Dresden), PhD (UEA) (2024)

international development 

2003-06

Professor Michael Anthony Stocking, BA (Oxon), MPhil, PhD (London)

2006-10

 Professor Bruce A. Lankford, BSc           (Reading), MSc, PhD (Newcastle)

2010-13

Dr Steve Russell, BA (Cantab), MA (East Anglia), PhD (London)

2013-18

Dr John F. McDonagh, BSc (Bristol), MSc (Kent), PhD (London)

2018-

Professor Laura Camfield, BA (Oxon), MA, PhD (London) (2023)

law

2004-06

Professor Alastair Cedric Lionel Mullis, LLB       (London), LLM (Cantab)

2006-10

Mr Gareth Thomas, LLB (Wales), BCL    (Oxon)

2010-13

Professor Alastair Cedric Lionel Mullis, LLB       (London), LLM (Cantab)

01.09.13-2017

Professor Peter Kunzlik, LLM, BA (Cantab)   

2017-

Professor Andreas Stephan, LLB, LLM, MA, Phd (East Anglia) (2022)

literature, drama and creative writing 

2004-05

Professor Clive Scott, MA, MPhil, DPhil (Oxon)

2005-06

Dr Sarah Salih, BA, MA (York), PhD (East Anglia)

2006-09

Professor Mark Currie, MA (Aberdeen), PhD (Cantab)

2009-12

Professor Jean Boase-Beier, MA, PhD  (Regensburg)

2012-16

Professor Peter Womack, PGCE (Manchester), BA (Oxon), PhD (Edinburgh)

01.01.2017-31.08.2017

Professor Paul Kitson, Ba, PhD (Hull)

01.09.2017-20

Professor Alison Donnell, BA, PhD (Warwick) 

2020-

Dr Jeremy Noel-Todd (Interim Appointment) (31.12.2020)

mathematics

2004-07

Professor Thomas Boulton Ward, BSc, MSc,   PhD (Warwick)

2007-10

Dr David M Evans, BA, DPhil (Oxon)

2010-14

Professor David Stevens BSc, MSc, PhD  (East Anglia)

2014-15

Professor David Evans MA, DPhil (Oxon)

2015-16

Professor Shaun Stevens, BA (Cantab), PhD (KCL)

2017

Professor David Stevens, BSc, MSc, PhD  (East Anglia)

2018-

Professor Shaun Stevens, BA (Cantab), PhD (KCL) (31.12.2020)

Norwich medical school of the university of east anglia

2004-05

Professor Samuel John Leinster, BSc,    MBChB, MD (Liverpool) FRCS (Edinburgh and England)

2005-31/03/06

Professor Ann Barrett, MB BS, MD (London), FRCP (Glasgow), FRCP (London), DMRT, FRCR, F.Med Sci.  (Acting Head of School)

01/04/06-31.8.10

Professor Samuel John Leinster, BSc,    MBChB, MD (Liverpool) FRCS (Edinburgh and England)

01.09.2010-31.12.2010

Professor Andrew Coats, BA, MA, DM    (Oxon), BS, BM MBB Chir (Cantab), MBA (London Business School), DSc  (London) FRACP, FRCP, FESC,  FACC, FAHA, FCSANZ, GAICD  (Acting Head of School)   

01.01.2011- 31.05.2014

Professor David Christopher Crossman, MD/DM, BSc, MBBS (University of London) (31.12.2015)

01.06.2014-05.01.2015

Professor Nigel Norris (Acting Head of    School)

05.01.2015-  23.04.2018

Professor Michael Paul Frenneaux, MBBS,        MD (University of London), FRCP, FRACP, FACC, FESC, FMedSci     

23.04.2018-

Professor William Fraser, BSc, MBChB, MD (Glasgow), FRCP, FRCPath, EuSpLM (Acting Head of School)

norwich business school

2004-10

Professor Nikolaos Tzokas, BSc, MBA    (Athens), PhD (Bath)

2010-20

Professor Paul Dobson, BA (Leicester), MA,     PhD (London) 

2020-

Professor O Tregaskis, BSc (Ulster), MSc (Cranfield), PhD (Cranfield School of Management) (2025)

pharmacy

2009 –11

Dr Duncan Quinnell McKenzie Craig,  BPharm (Bath), PhD (London)

2011-31.03.2019

Professor Mark Searcey, BSc (Loughborough), PhD (Hertfordshire), FRSC

1.04.2019-20

Dr Anja Mueller, Dipl Biol (Saarbruecken), Dr rer nat (Saarbruecken) Interim Appointment 

2020-

Professor S Gibbons (31.12.2024)

politics, philosophy, language & communication studies

2014-

Professor L. Marsden, PhD (OU) (2021)

psychology

2012-

Professor Kenny R Coventry, BSc (Glasgow), PhD (Edinburgh), CPsychol FBPsS, FRSA (2022)

social work and psychology*

*(2012/13 split into seperate schools Social Work and Psychology). 

2004-06

Professor David Kenneth Howe, BSc (Dunelm),  MA (Nottingham), PhD (East Anglia)

2006-11

Professor Elizabeth Ann McDonald, LLB (Hull), MA, CQSW (East Anglia)

2011-12

Professor Gillian Schofield, BA, PGCE    (Birmingham), MA (California), CQSW (London), MSW, PhD (East Anglia)

Social Work 

2012-16

Professor Gillian Schofield, BA, PGCE (Birmingham), MA (California), CQSW (London), MSW, PhD (East Anglia)

2016-

Professor Jonathan Dickens, BA (Cantab),  MSc (Surrey), MA, CQSW (Nottingham), PhD (East Anglia) (2021)

Heads Of Faculty Schools

 

With effect from 2008/09 the University established Faculty Schools.

Faculty School

Dates

 

The School of Arts and Humanities

01.07.13 - 31.07.14

Professor N. Selby, BA (Exeter), DPhil (York)

Interdisciplinary Institute of the Humanities

01.0814 - 31.08.16

Professor John Denis Charmley, MA, DPhil (Oxon), FRHistS

 

01.09.16 - 01.07.17

Dr Liz Powell

 

01.08.18-

Rowena Burgess (2021)

The School of Medicine and Health Sciences

2008- 

 

The School of Natural Sciences

01.07.13-

Dr Stephen H Ashworth, MA, DPhil      (Oxon)

The School of Science

01.08.09 - 31.07.13

Dr Martin Loftus (BSc, MA, PhD (East  Anglia), CPhys)

 

The Associate Deans of Faculties

 

arts and humanities

Department Dates Name
Admissions

01.09.12 - 31.07.13

Dr Lee Marsden
 

01.08.13 - 30.06.16

Dr Malcolm McLaughlin 
 

01.07.16 - 30.06.21

Dr Clare Connors
Employability 01.08.10-01.01.14 Professor John Charmley (Interim)
 

01.01.14-

31.07.15

Dr Richard Maguire
  01.08.15-31.07.18 Dr Wendy McMahon
  01.08.19 - 31.08.22 Ms Claire Cuminatto
Enterprise

01.08.10 - 31.07.17

Professor John Charmley

 

01.07.2017 – 31.07.18

Ms Rowena Burgess
Engagement

01.08.14-31.07.15

Professor Sarah Churchwell

Engagement and Innovation 01.07.17-30.06.20 Dr Keith Johnston
  01.08.20-31.07.23 Dr Ben LIttle 
International Learning and Teaching 01.07.17-30.06.21 Dr Eylem Atakav
  01.09.11-31.08.13 Dr Sanna Inthorn
  01.01.14-31.07.17 Dr Clive Matthews
  01.08.16-31.07.20 Dr Nick Selby 
  01.08.20-31.07.23 Dr Francisco Costa
PGR 01.08.12-31.06.13 Professor Cathie Carmichael
  01.07.13-30.06.16 Professor Peter Waldron
  01.07.16-30.06.20 Dr John Turnpenny 
  01.08.20-31.07.23 Dr Matthew Taunton
Research 01.08.12-31.07.15 Professor Mark Jancovich
  01.09.15-31.12.22 Professor Claire Jowitt

medicine and health sciences

Role Dates Name
Admissions 01.12.10-30.11.13 Dr Mary Jane Platt
Admissions, Recruitment and Marketing 

01.12.13-19.08.15

Dr Susan Madden

 

20.08.15–01.10.16

Mr Mark Hitchcock (Deputy)

  01.10.16-30.09.19 Mrs Katrina Emerson
Innovation

01.02.10-30.06.12

Professor John Saxton

 

01.10.16-30.04.18

Professor Laura Bowater

  01.10.18-30.09.21 Professor Michael Hornberger
Employability 01.10.16–30.09.19 Dr Lisa Taylor
Learning and Teaching 01.11.09-31.10.12 Dr Nicola Spalding
  01.11.12-31.07.16 Mrs Rosie Doy
  1.11.15 – 31.10.19

Mrs Emma Sutton

  01.08.19-31.07.21 Dr Neil James
PGR

01.10.11-30.10.14

Dr Christina Jerosh Herold

 

01.12.14-30.11.18

Dr Kenda Crozier

  03.12.18-30.11.21 Dr Penny Powell
Research

01.10.09-30.11.13

Professor Ruth Hancock

 

20.12.13-01.10.16

Professor Aedin Cassidy (Deputy –Dr Nicholas Steel)

  01.10.16-30.09.19 Professor Colin Cooper
  01.06.12- Professor James Gazzard

Science

Title Dates Name
Admissions 2011-30.09.16 Dr Susan Matthews
  01.10.16-30.09.21 Dr Stephen Laycock
Learning and Teaching 2011-31.-07.15 Dr Ben Milner
  01.08.15-31.07.20 Professor David Stevens
PGR

2011-31.08.14

Professor Julea Butt

 

01.09.14-31.01.19

Professor Alastair Grant

  01.02.19-31.01.22 Dr Samuel Fountain
Innovation

01.04.09-31.07.14

Professor John Turner
 

01.09.14-31.12.08

Professor Matthew Hutchings

  01.01.19-31.12.21 Dr Brian Reid
Research

2010-31.07.14

Professor Andy Johnson

 

01.01.14-31.03.17

Professor Matthew Gage

  01.04.17-31.03.21 Professor Ian Renfrew
Employability

1.1.14-31.12.17

Dr Stephen Dorling

  1.1.18-31.12.20 Dr Richard Bowater

social sciences

Title Dates Name
Admissions 01.08.14–31.07.19

Dr Kevan Williams

 

01.08.19–31.07.22

Dr Charles Seger

Innovation 01.08.15-31.07.18 Shared post – Dr Kevan Williams and Professor Andy Wood (CEO of Adnams)
  01.08.18-31.07.21 Dr Konstantinos Chalvatzis
Learning and Teaching Quality 01.08.12-31.07.18 Ms Ratula Chakraborty
  01.08.18-31.07.21 Professor Neil Cooper
PGR 01.08.13- 1.07.18 Dr Yann Lebeau
  01.08.18-31.07.21 Dr Corrado di Maria
Research

16.12.14-31.10.16

Professor Fiona Lettice

  01.11.16- 31.07.21 Professor Theodore Turocy
Employability 01.04.15-31.03.19

Dr Matthew Aldrich

  01.05.2019- 30.04.2022 Dr Usha Sundaram
Internationalisation 01.09.15-31.07.19 Dr Alfonso Avila-Merino
  01.08.2019- 31.07.2022 Dr John McDonagh

 

 

Title Dates  
Academic Director of Admissions 01.09.97- Professor Richard Harvey
Academic Director of Employability 01.08.12 - 31.08.16 Professor John Charmley 
Academic Director of Internationalisation 26.01.09- Professor Richard Harvey 
Academic Director of Partnerships 01.10.12 - 30.09.18 Professor Ian Dewing
Academic Director of PG Research Degree Programmes 01.11.12- Dr Nicolas James Watmough

Academic Director of UEA Doctoral College

   
Academic Director of Taught Programmes    
Academic Director of Learning and teaching enhancement  01.08.14 - 03.2017 Mrs Helena Gilllespie
  04-2017- Professor Kay Yeoman
Academic Director of Inclusive Education 03.2017- Mrs Helena Gilllespie
Academic Director of Research 01.08.16 -  31.07.19 Professor Fiona Lettice
Academic Director of Employability 01.05.19- Dr Matt Aldrich 
Academic Director for Partnerships and Apprenticeships  01.08.20- Professor Zoe Butterfint