Alan Houston

Vice-Provost, Education at Durham University

Alan joined Durham University in January 2017 from the University of California, San Diego, USA, where he most recently served as Senior Director, International Initiatives. He previously served as Director, Academic Strategic Initiatives; Interim Vice-Chancellor, Student Affairs; Provost of Eleanor Roosevelt College and Director of Graduate Studies in Political Science.

Alan is an award-winning historian of political thought, specialising in early-modern Britain and America.


  • Vice-Provost, Education

    Current role

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