Professor Bowen is relocating to Queen Mary from the College of East Anglia (UEA), in which she has been Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Social Sciences considering the fact that 2018. She will get up her new position on 1 September 2022, when Professor Matthew Hilton techniques down at the conclusion of his second 3-year expression.
Right before becoming a member of UEA, Professor Bowen held many essential management positions at Queen Mary. To begin with recruited as Professor of Innovation in 2011, she also labored as Deputy Head and Director of Investigation in the University of Business enterprise and Administration, right before progressing to Head of College and eventually getting its Dean.
Ahead of her move, Professor Bowen commented: “I am very excited to be coming back again to Queen Mary University of London, and into this tough part. Meeting colleagues via the software procedure in the very last number of weeks reminded me of the deep talent, abilities and passion inside of the College and University. I glimpse ahead to doing work with previous friends and new to condition the foreseeable future of humanities and social sciences at Queen Mary.”
Professor Bowen is a distinguished researcher in the area of corporate environmental system. She has a potent keep track of history in attracting exterior funding to assistance her study – like grants from BEIS, Defra, ESRC, EPSRC and SSHRC. She is passionate about placing investigate into practice, and regularly advises the two non-public and community sector organisations on sustainable organization procedures.
Possessing earned levels at the College of Oxford, Northeastern University (Usa) and the College of Bath, Professor Bowen secured progressively additional senior educational appointments at the College of Sheffield and the College of Calgary (Canada), where by she was Associate Dean for Investigate. She has also held checking out fellowships at the College of Oxford and Nanyang Technological College (Singapore).
In her present part at UEA, Professor Bowen is responsible for seven educational Universities encompassing 6,000 learners and 400 academic workers. She has also led institutionally major assignments across the University’s broader portfolio, including the growth of its global engagement approach.
Queen Mary’s President and Principal, Professor Colin Bailey, said of the appointment: “Professor Bowen is an remarkable educational chief, with a sturdy affinity to our values and mission, and I am certain she will be a wonderful asset to Queen Mary after once more. I am delighted she is re-joining Queen Mary in this critical part, the place I search forward to doing work with her to produce the following chapter of our College Strategy.”