Professor Pal Ahluwalia

Professor Pal Ahluwalia

Pro Vice-Chancellor Research and Innovation

Phone: +44 (0) 23 92 844472



At the University of Portsmouth Professor Ahluwalia is responsible for promoting a strong research and innovation culture with continued enhancement and expansion in the volume, development of excellent quality, and recognised impact of the University’s research and enterprise outputs and partnerships.

Professor Ahluwalia was previously the Pro Vice-Chancellor and Vice President of Education Arts and Social Sciences at the University of South Australia. His chief research interests are vested in the areas of African studies, social and cultural theory. He has previously held professorial roles at University of California, and Goldsmiths College, University of London, where he was also the Director of the Centre for Post-Colonial Studies.