Dr. Paul Cousins holds a PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He has taught at a number of higher education institutions in his career, including Kingston Polytechnic, Canterbury Christ Church College, the University of Kent, the Open University and Goldsmiths College, London. Currently teaching politics, history and related areas, he has been with BU in London since it started over twenty years ago. From 1998 to 2007 he was a senior tutor, advising the resident director on academic matters. He was Acting Resident Director in Dublin for a semester in 2005 and has worked with BU centers in Geneva, Paris, and Sydney. He has been a member of the BU London Board since its establishment in 2007.