Dr. Douglas Howat

Dr. Douglas Howat

Dr. Douglas Howat

Interim Dean of Students
Douglas.howat@coventry.ac.uk


Douglas Howat is the interim Dean of Students. Douglas’ main responsibilities include oversight of the student experience for learners across the University group, focussing particularly on academic course performance and the metrics which contribute to the TEF (Teaching Excellence Framework).

Douglas joined Coventry University in 1996, initially as a lecturer in psychology, then progressing through a range of roles, including Head of Psychology and Associate Dean for Student Experience in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. Most recently Douglas joined the Vice-Chancellor’s Office as Dean for Undergraduate Studies.

An experienced PhD supervisor, Douglas’ academic and research interests lie mainly within social psychology, and in particular the application of social identity principles to sport, leadership, and prejudice and discrimination. As well as being a Chartered Psychologist, Douglas is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

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