Professor of Sociology at the University of East London and founding editor of Soundings
Professor Michael Rustin has been at UEL and its predecessor colleges since 1964. He was Head of Department of Sociology from 1974-88 and Dean of Faculty of Social Sciences from 1991-2001. He was also a Visiting Fellow at the School of Sciences, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, 1984-85.
His current role at UEL is mainly in research and research supervision, and as academic link between the University and the Tavistock Clinic where there are over 20 UEL-accredited postgraduate courses.