Prof Mark Smith
Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
University of Dundee
Mark was a practitioner and manager in residential child care settings for almost 20 years before entering academia. His first academic post was at the University of Strathclyde, where he set up and taught a Masters programme in residential child care.
In 2005, Mark moved to the University of Edinburgh as lecturer, and subsequently, senior lecturer, in social work. He served as head of social work there from 2013 – 2017. He joined the University of Dundee as Professor of Social Work in 2017.