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Professor Colin B. Grant

Deputy Vice-Chancellor Global

Professor Colin Grant is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Global as the University of New South Wales. Previously he was Vice Principal International at Queen Mary University of London. He was Chair of the British Council Education Advisory Group and Trustee of the Council for At Risk Academics (CARA) 2018-2022 . He served on the DAAD Strategic Partnerships Committee. He was Inaugural Chair of the Russell Group International Forum until early 2019 and was Universities UK (UUK) lead for Latin America (2014-2017).

He has extensive leadership experience in Brazil, China, India, Republic of Korea, Pakistan, Malaysia, Singapore and South Africa. He was a long-standing member of the UUK International Strategic Advisory Board until August 2019. 

Professor Grant was an exchange student in Leipzig and pursued his doctoral fieldwork at the Humboldt University and Zentralinstitut für Literaturgeschichte in Berlin in 1990. He was DAAD Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of Siegen in 1996 and 1997 specialising in communication theory and society. 

Professor Grant is the author of several monographs covering literature, political science, psychology, epistemology and the theory of communication.


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