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Pro Vice-Chancellor, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

George Boyne

Professor George Boyne MA MLitt PhD AcSS

Professor George Boyne is Pro Vice-Chancellor, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and Professor of Public Sector Management. He is responsible for the overall management and leadership of the College. The College consists of 11 Schools: Cardiff Business School; Cardiff School of Planning and Geography; Cardiff School of English, Communication and Philosophy; Cardiff School of European Languages, Translation and Politics; Cardiff School of History, Archaeology and Religion; Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies; Cardiff Law School; Cardiff Centre for Lifelong Learning; School of Music; Cardiff School of Social Sciences; School of Welsh. Professor Boyne plays a key role in setting the strategy and direction of the College and in promoting the development of learning and teaching and research excellence. As Pro Vice-Chancellor, Professor Boyne is also a member of the University Executive Board.

A Professor of Public Sector Management, Professor Boyne’s main research interest is the explanation and evaluation of organizational performance in the public sector. He has investigated the influence of organizational strategy, structure and processes on public service outputs and outcomes. His current work includes an ESRC project on the causes and consequences of executive succession in government agencies.

Professor Boyne founded the Public Management Research Group at Cardiff Business School in 1995. In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise this group was singled out by the Business and Management panel as world-leading in all three RAE categories (outputs, environment and esteem). He served as President of the U.S. Public Management Research Association from 2009-2011, is co-editor of the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, and is Chair-Elect of the Public and Non-Profit Division of the Academy of Management.

He has published eight books and over 130 articles in academic journals. Professor Boyne was appointed as Pro Vice-Chancellor, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences in September 2012.

Prof. George Boyne
Pro Vice-Chancellor, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Email: Boyne@cardiff.ac.uk

Contact via Personal Assistant:

Siân Benwell
Tel: 029 2087 0653
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