Departmental Heads and Professors: The First Fifty Years

Originally called Chairmen, departmental heads became H.O.Ds circa 1985

Here is listing of them:

      1. Peter Townsend (1964-
      2. David Lockwood (1970-
      3. David Lane (1972-
      4. Colin Bell (1973-
      5. Stanley Cohen (1974-
      6. Dennis Marsden (1977-
      7. Paul Thompson (1980-
      8. Harold Wolpe (1983-
      9. Mary McIntosh (1986-
      10. Joan Busfield (1989-
      11. Ken Plummer (1993-
      12. Tony Woodiwiss (1995-
      13. Miriam Glucksmann (1998-
      14. Lydia Morris (2001-
      15. Rob Stones (2004-
      16. Mike Roper 2007-
      17. Eammonn Carabine (2010-
      18. Sean Nixon (2013-
Sean Nixon became HOD in summer 2013

Sean Nixon became HOD in summer 2013

The Professors at Essex

Peter Townsend (1963-1981)
Alasdair MacIntyre (1966-69)
David Lockwood (1968- 2002)
Stanley Cohen (1974-1981)
Howard Newby (1983-1988) : gained a Knighthood in 2000.
Bryan S. Turner (1990-9 )
Michael Harloe (1990-9 )
Dennis Marsden (1991-
Ted Benton (1992- )
Joan Busfield (1992- )
John Scott (1993- 2008)
Miriam Glucksmann (1994-
Ken Plummer (1995-
Ian Craib (1995- death)
Catherine Hall (1993-  1999 )
Tony Woodiwiss (1996-1998)
Lydia Morris (1995)
Nigel South (1998
Robin Blackburn (1999-
Diane Elson (2000-
Eva Morawska (2004-
Dick Hobbs (2010-
Colin Samson (2011-

In the summer of 2013, a number of new Professors were announced:

Nick Allum
Andrew Canessa
Pete Fussey
Sean Nixon

And in conjunction with the BHPS

Jay Gershuny
David Rose

Research Professors

have included:

Tony Coxon, Catherine Hakim, Paul Thompson, Harold Wolpe, Stephen Cotgrove, Leonore Davidoff; Ray Pahl

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