Chair: Wendy Hollway

Wendy Hollway is a retired university teacher and researcher; an Emeritus Professor of Psychology at the Open University. She has a BA in Psychology, PhD in Social Psychology and a Postgraduate Certificate in Education. She taught in departments of Education, Occupational and Organisational Psychology, International Development, Applied Social Studies, Gender Studies and Psychology. She headed a department, launched and directed a research centre, managed a research team, developed new university curricula and was a founding member of the UK Psychosocial Studies Network. Her latest funded research and recent book was on the topic of women’s identity changes when they become mothers for the first time.