Chris Jones

Chris Jones


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Personal profile


Chris Jones completed his PhD at the University of East Anglia, where he joined the School of History as Lecturer in International History in 2015. Chris has published on France and its interventions in the dissolution of Yugoslavia.

Chris worked part-time in the School of History as a Lecturer in International History from 2015 to 2018, when he started the role of Lecturer in History and Widening Participation (WP) Academic Officer. In this role, Chris led on WP projects, such as the History Short Course and take five. In January 2023, Chris joined the School of Politics, Philosophy, Languages and Communication Studies where he is now Lecturer in International Relations and Widening Participation Academic Lead.

Administrative Posts

Chris is Associate Dean for Student Experience in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. He manages the Faculty's Student Experience strategy, supports Senior Advisers and Student Partnership Officers, and contributes to key projects and themes such as Decolonising Education, and Mental Health and Wellbeing. He also chairs the HUM Student Experience Group.

Teaching Interests

Chris strives to be an inclusive and innovative teacher. He teaches the level 6 module "Britain and Europe". Chris has been shortlisted for several teaching awards including UEA Student Union’s ‘Equality and Diversity in Teaching Award’ in May 2019.

Key Research Interests

Widening Participation
Working-Class Men and Higher Education, Student Mental Health and Wellbeing, Student-led Initiatives

Research Interests
Modern France, François Mitterrand, The Dissolution of Yugoslavia, Post-Cold War Order.