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Deborah Husbands, Dr

Reader (Associate Professor) at University of Westminster

Dr Deborah Husbands is a Chartered Psychologist and Reader in Psychology at the University of Westminster. She is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS). She is a founding member and Chair of the university’s BME Network and the Lead for the Black History Year Steering Group. Deborah’s research focuses on the experiences of minoritised people using qualitative research methods to understand racialised constructions of identity in higher education and society. She has a keen interest in retention, progression and awarding for marginalised students and the effect of the impostor phenomenon on academic performance, academic satisfaction and sense of belonging in under-represented student groups. She works collaboratively with several universities on diverse projects to advance equality in higher education.

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