Professor Mark Goodwin
Deputy Vice Chancellor (External Engagement) and Professor of Human Geography


Mark is Professor of Human Geography and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (External Affairs). Mark leads on External Affairs for the University within the UK and is also responsible for the University‘s activities on our Cornwall Campuses.  He is the University lead for equality and diversity and line manages the University of Exeter Business School and the College of Social Sciences and International Studies.  From 2010-2013 he was Dean of the College of Life and Environmental Sciences, which comprises the disciplines of Biosciences, Geography, Psychology and Sport and Health Sciences. He graduated from the University of Sussex, before completing his PhD at the London School of Economics.  Before becoming Dean in 2010, he was Head of the School of Geography, and prior to that was Head of the School of Geography, Archaeology and Earth Resources.   He joined the staff at Exeter in 2004, arriving from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, where he was Director of the Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences.  He served on the ESRC’s Strategic Research Board from 2003-2007, and was its Vice-Chair from 2006-2007.  He was elected as an Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences in 2011.

Contact details

Tel+44 (0) 1392 725834
AddressNorthcote House
University of Exeter
The Queen’s Drive

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