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Peter LambertProfessor Peter Lambert

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Teaching)

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Professor Peter Lambert gained his first degree in American Studies at the University of Birmingham, and completed his PhD in Latin American Politics at the University of the West of England, where he worked as a lecturer/senior lecturer in Spanish and Latin American Studies between 1995 and 2000.

Peter joined the University of Bath in 2000 to lead the successful re -introduction of Spanish and Latin American Studies in the Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies.

Peter has published widely on Latin American politics and history, with a focus on Paraguay, where he worked between 1987 and 1991. He was President of the Society for Latin American studies from 2007 to 2009.

In 2010, he took on the role of Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching) in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and pioneered a number of initiatives to enhance learning and teaching and improve our Student experience. He was awarded the University prize for Leadership in Learning and Teaching in 2012 and was promoted to Professor of Latin American Studies in 2014. He was appointed Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Teaching) in July 2015.

Outside the University, Peter is a Trustee of Friends of Morazán, a charity dedicated to raising money for educational projects in and around Bristol's twin town Puerto Morazán.

The Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Learning and Teaching has overall responsibility for the University's academic strategy and student experience, including all matters relating to learning and teaching. He has specific responsibility for the following departments: