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Senior leadership team


The Senior Leadership Team provides the strategic direction for the Faculty. It is led by the Executive Dean, Professor Frans Berkhout, supported by the Vice Deans, Faculty Leads, Director of Administration and the Heads of School.

Professor Frans Berkhout is Executive Dean of the Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy. Frans is also Professor of Environment, Society & Climate (Department of Geography). He joined King's College London in 2013.

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Professor Rachel Kerr is Vice Dean (Education). Rachel a contemporary historian working on transitional and post-conflict justice and memory and international law and war.

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Dr Vinicius de Carvalho is Vice Dean (International). Vinicius is also Director of King's Brazil Institute and his research and publications cover a diverse range of areas including literature, music, religion, history, international relations and defence and security.

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Dr Jill Hohenstein is Director of Doctoral Studies for the Faculty. Jill is a Senior Lecturer in the Psychology of Education (School of Education, Communication & Society).

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