Staff Profiles

Professor Margaret Harris


Professor of Psychology

Department of Psychology, Health and Professional Development

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

Margaret Harris

Phone number: 01865 483770


Location: Gipsy Lane

Margaret Harris began her career as a lecturer at Birkbeck College, moving to Royal Holloway University of London in 1989 as a Senior Lecturer and then Reader and Professor. In 2006 she moved to Oxford Brookes University to become Head of the Psychology Department and Director of the new Institute for Research in Child Development. In 2012 the Department of Psychology merged with the Department of Social Work and Public Health. In 2016, Margaret retired as Head of Department and is now focusing on her research in a part-time role.