Professor Rosemary Hunter appointed as an Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences
Professor Rosemary Hunter has been appointed as an Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences (AcSS).
Professor Hunter, whose major area of research interest is in feminist legal scholarship and who is the current Chair of the Socio-Legal Studies Association, is one of 63 leading social scientists to be appointed as new Academicians.
The Academy is composed of over 800 individual Academicians and 44 Learned Societies. Academicians are distinguished scholars and practitioners from academia and the public and private sectors. Most of the Learned Societies in the social sciences in the United Kingdom are represented within the Academy.
Professor Hunter said: 'I am delighted to join the Academy of Social Sciences as one of its new Academicians.
'The Academy represents the social sciences and presents a strong and comprehensive voice on our work to policy makers.'
University Vice-Chancellor Professor Dame Julia Goodfellow said: 'Professor Hunter's appointment to this very distinguished Academy highlights once again that the University of Kent is one of the most respected and high-profile institutions for social science teaching and research in the UK.'
The University of Kent now has 21 Academicians of the AcSS.