Professor Ian Rivers

Ian Rivers is Associate Principal and Executive Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Strathclyde. He is a chartered psychologist and previously served as Chair of the Scottish Council of Deans of Education (2018-2020)

Ian's research focuses on bullying behaviour and its long-term effects, and was a member of two US federal expert panels to develop a uniform definition of bullying for public health surveillance, and to better understand the links between school bullying and suicide. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the Academy of Social Sciences, the American Psychological Association and the British Psychological Society.