Prof Barrow was previously Deputy Head of the College of Arts at the University of Lincoln, staff member of the Board of Governors and, prior to that, Head of School for Film and Media.
Before Lincoln, she led the English, Film, Communications and Media Studies department at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge. She has also been appointed to the board of the Forum Trust.
A Modern Languages graduate from St John’s College, Cambridge, Prof Barrow said: “UEA is a university with a strong social conscience and many of our Arts and Humanities projects are focused on promoting social welfare and justice. I’m looking forward to working with my colleagues, students, graduates and our partners to continue to highlight important issues and create change, as well as advocating the broader value of studying the Arts and Humanities.”
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