Professor David Boughey joined the University of Exeter Business School in 2009 and is the current Associate Dean for Education. Previously he was head of the School of Strategy & International Business at Bristol Business School, UWE. Whether through study or work, Professor Boughey has experienced university life at a range of different institutions. During his BA in History at Royal Holloway University of London, he studied for a year at Washington & Jefferson College in the United States. After completing his undergraduate degree, he moved to Oxford for a Masters in Economic and Social History, before returning to Royal Holloway for his PhD in Business History, where he also gained his first post as a lecturer.
While Professor Boughey’s primary interests have been in enhancing teaching, learning and the student experience, he’s continued his research into the firms that equipped and ran Britain’s overseas railway empire. He is currently working on an assessment of the formal transfer of railway technology between Britain and India in the 1950s.