Professor Rick Trainor
Rick Trainor has been Principal and Professor of Social History at King’s College London since 2004. His published research has focused on 19th and 20th century British elites, especially in industrialised urban areas. He has also been heavily involved in computer-based teaching and in national initiatives to improve teaching and learning more generally. Professor Trainor is an academician of the Academy of the Social Sciences; an honorary fellow of Merton College Oxford, Trinity College of Music, and the Institute of Historical Research; and an honorary doctor of civil law of the University of Kent. A member of the US-UK Fulbright Commission 2003-2009 and President of Universities UK 2007-2009, he is a member of the Council of the Arts and Humanities Research Council. He was a member of the CBI Task Force on higher education 2008-09.
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