Elected: 2017
Discipline: Economics and Social Sciences
Professor Christina Boswell

Professor of Politics and Dean of Research

Christina Boswell is Professor of Politics at the University of Edinburgh, where she serves as Dean of Research for the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. She is co-founder of the Centre for Science, Knowledge and Policy (SKAPE), and has written extensively on the use of research in policy-making, and on immigration policy. Between 2018-21 Christina chaired the Scottish Government’s Expert Advisory Group on Migration and Population, and since 2021 has been Vice President (Public Policy) of the British Academy