University of Essex

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University in Essex, United Kingdom

About University of Essex

According to Wikipedia, The University of Essex is a public research university in Essex, England. Established in 1963, welcomed students in 1964, and acquired university status by royal charter in 1965 – the university is a plate glass university. Essex's shield consists of the ancient arms attributed to the Kingdom of Essex, and the motto, "Thought the harder, heart the keener", is adapted from the Anglo-Saxon poem The Battle of Maldon. The university comprises three campuses with its primary campus located within Wivenhoe Park and campuses in Southend-on-Sea and in Loughton.

What Is University of Essex Known For?

University of Essex is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

University of Essex's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are University of Essex's Most Influential Alumni?

University of Essex's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Sociology, Economics, and Philosophy. Here are some of University of Essex's most famous alumni:

Daniel Libeskind
Daniel Libeskind
A Polish-American architect.
Yanis Varoufakis
Yanis Varoufakis
A Greek-Australian political economist and author, Greek finance minister.
Ernesto Laclau
Ernesto Laclau
An Argentine philosopher and political theorist .
Simon Critchley
Simon Critchley
A British philosopher.
Christopher A. Pissarides
Christopher A. Pissarides
A British-Cypriot economist.
Chantal Mouffe
Chantal Mouffe
A Belgian post-marxist political theorist.
John Warwick Montgomery
A Lawyer, Professor of Philosophy, theologian and author.
Nick Land
A British philosopher.
Hoshyar Zebari
An Iraqi government minister.
Stephen J. Mellor
A British computer scientist.
Robert Service
Robert Service
A British historian.
Stephen Daldry
Stephen Daldry
A British director.

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