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Wendy Robinson

Independent Member

Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education at Lancaster University

Wendy holds Lancaster University’s most senior education leadership role as the university’s Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education. Prior to joining Lancaster University, Wendy was the Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Executive Dean for the College of Social Sciences and International Studies at the University of Exeter.

Wendy achieved First Class Honours from the University of Cambridge, a Masters with Distinction from the University of London and then a PhD in the History of Education, again from Cambridge, before building her academic career at the Universities of Cambridge and Warwick. Wendy’s academic specialism is in the history of the development of the teaching profession, where her work has been influential around the world.