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About SOAS

Principal Office Holders

Director

Professor Paul Webley BSc, PhD (London), AcSS

Pro-Director (Learning & Teaching)

Professor Nirmala Rao OBE, BA (Delhi), MA, MPhil (JNU), PhD (London), AcSS

Pro-Director (Research & Enterprise)

Professor Richard Black BA (Oxon), PhD (London), AcSS

Registrar & Secretary

Mr Donald Beaton BA, MA, DMS, FRSA

Dean of Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Professor Gurharpal Singh BSc Econ (London), MA (Warwick), PhD (London)

Dean of Faculty of Languages and Cultures

Professor Anne Pauwels MA, PhD (Monash) 

Dean of Faculty of Law and Social Sciences

Professor Matthew Craven BA, LLM, PhD (Nottingham) DipEd