Robert HARRIS

Assistant Director
The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, UK
Robert HARRIS

Professor Robert Harris, Assistant Director with the UK Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), is a former academic, most recently working as a Professor in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Hull (England) and serving as (Senior) Pro-Vice-Chancellor in the 1990s. Prior to joining Hull he held lectureships at Brunel and Leicester Universities. He is currently a Pro-Chancellor of De Montfort University, Leicester, and Special Adviser to the Vice-Chancellor.

Professor Harris has worked in Hong Kong, Japan and Malaysia, and has advised both the UK Home Office and the Japanese Ministry of Justice on criminal policy; he has undertaken many validation and quality-related activities, both in England and internationally.