Ian Rivers

Professor of Education for Social Change and Senior Vice Dean for the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Strathclyde, UK

Ian Rivers is professor of education for social change and senior vice-dean for the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. He was previously head of the School of Education and currently serves as chair of the Scottish Council of Deans of Education (2018-2020). He is a developmental psychologist and HCPC registered health psychologist specializing in the study of the bullying behavior and its psychological impact. Prior to joining Strathclyde, Ian was professor of human development at Brunel University, London (2008-2015) and served as subject leader (head of department) for sport sciences and subsequently served as head of the School of Sport and Education. He has also held chairs in applied psychology (York St John University) and community psychology (Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, where he was also head of psychology). For the past eight years, he has been visiting professor in education at Anglia Ruskin University, UK.


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