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Prof John Charmley



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John Charmley is an historian and author of eight books, including the best-selling and controversial "Churchill: the end of glory" (1992). After thirty-seven years at the University of East Anglia where he served in a variety of senior roles, he joined St Mary's in 2016 as Pro Vice-Chancellor, Academic Strategy. His role as Provost incorporates Research and Employability. John was responsible for initiating and developing our successful Foundation Year programme, which reflects his own commitment to one of the key themes of St Mary's mission, widening access to higher education. He has led on academic reorganisation with a view to making St Mary's the leading Catholic University in the UK.

In the news

St Mary’s Launches new Sport and Faith Research Centre

The Faculty of Sport, Health and Applied Science (SHAS) at St Mary’s University, Twickenham last night launched the Sport, Wellbeing, Inclusion and Faith (SWIFT) Research Centre. Find out more...

Prof Anthony Towey Delivers Inaugural Lecture

Prof Anthony Towey delivers his inaugural lecture entitled 'Catholic Religious Education: Lessons in Liberation.' Find out more...

Pro Vice-Chancellor to Launch New Series of History Public Lectures

Pro Vice-Chancellor of Academic Strategy at St Mary’s University, Twickenham, Prof John Charmley, is to give a public lecture on ‘Churchill and the Myths of Brexit’ as part of a new series of History talks at the University. Find out more...

St Mary’s University appoints Dean of Learning and Teaching

Dr Adam Longcroft has been appointed as Dean of Learning and Teaching at St Mary’s University, Twickenham. Find out more...

St Mary’s Appoints New Dean of the School of Sport Health and Applied Science

Prof Dagkas will be joining St Mary’s in April from Canterbury Christ Church University, where he is currently the Head of the School of Human and Life Sciences. Find out more...

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