Professor Richard G. Whitman is Head of the School of Politics and International Relations and Professor of Politics and International Relations in the School of Politics and International Relations. He joined the University of Kent in September 2011. He is also Director of the Global Europe Centre. Professor Whitman is also an Associate Fellow at Chatham House (formerly known as the Royal Institute of International Affairs) and an Academic Fellow at the European Policy Centre. He regularly writes and researches for think tanks.
The Referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union will be one of the most important political decisions in this country in a generation. The nation’s Universities, in particular Kent, with our European vocation, will be among those voices speaking out for our continued engagement with Europe. For more information, see here.