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Professor Janet Beer’s profile

Vice-chancellor of the University of Liverpool

portraitjanetbeerProfessor Janet Beer took up post as Vice-chancellor of the University of Liverpool in 2015 after seven years as Vice-chancellor of Oxford Brookes University.

Professor Beer is Chair of the Board of Equality Challenge Unit. She is Vice-President of UUK, England and Northern Ireland, a Board member of UCAS, a Board member of NCUB, and a Board member of the British Council.

Professor Beer has an established record of research in late nineteenth and early twentieth century American literature and culture and contemporary Canadian women’s writing. She has published widely in these fields and most recently completed a study of the late writing of Edith Wharton.