Meet the Director

Professors Rebecca Lawthom and Juliet Goldbart

Professor Rebecca Lawthom

Professor Rebecca Lawthom (Co-Director) is a Professor of Community Psychology and an experienced research leader. Rebecca is faculty Head of International and reinforces the need for international focus within this RKE centre. Rebecca has led UoA 22 (Social Work and Social Policy) for two cycles and is an experienced PGR supervisor.  She is the pathway lead for the White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership for health, wellbeing and communities  and will lead on international issues.

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Professor Sue Powell  

Professor Sue Powell  (Co-Director) is a Professor of Public Health and is an experienced RKE leader. Sue has developed the KE capacity in the faculty, leading on the former Centre for Innovation and Knowledge Exchange. Sue’s strength is partnership working which has led to 5 successful KTP bids in the faculty. She is a Director of the UK Public Health Register and Co-Chairs the UK Healthy University Network. Sue will lead on external partnership building.

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