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Dr Edward Harcourt

Dr Edward Harcourt

Telephone: 0151 231 3724


Edward Harcourt is Pro-Vice-Chancellor (External Relations) and is a member of the Senior Management Team and the Academic Board at LJMU. He took his PhD in History from Vanderbilt University in the United States and joined the University of Warwick in 2003 as an Assistant Registrar. He later became Director of International Relations at the University of Birmingham.

He took up his position at LJMU in June 2013 and has a broad portfolio covering civic and public engagement, international relations, marketing and communications, business and employer engagement, and alumni relations & development.


Vanderbilt University, United States, PhD
University of Richmond, United States, MA
Lancaster University, United Kingdom, BA (Hons)


Journal article

Harcourt EJ. 2017. “Would to God I could tear the page from these memoirs and from my own memory”: Co. Aytch and the Confederate Sensibility of Loss Southern Cultures,

Conference publication

Harcourt EJ, Dray T. 2015. "The Skills Revolution in Higher Education: A Perspective from the UK" Stiasny M, Gore T. Going Global: inclusion innovation impact, Going Global 4 :194-203