Dr Robin A. Lister
BA, MA, PhD, PGCE
After attending Hymers’ College in Yorkshire, Dr Robin A. Lister studied for a BA in Theology and a post-graduate teaching qualification at Hull University. He was then awarded scholarships to attend Harvard University where he read for a master’s degree. He pursued his PhD as Gifford Fellow and part-time lecturer at St Andrews University. In between degrees he worked for the Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he remained a consultant for some years. He arrived at Malvern College in 1989 as the Head of Religious Studies and was then appointed Housemaster of Roslin House in 1998, Deputy Head in 2007 and Senior Deputy Head in 2012. In what little spare time he has, Dr Lister has a passion for the Highlands of Scotland where he likes to spend a few weeks each year, walking and cycling. He is a great admirer of J. S. Bach, enjoys modern art and architecture and has a particularly keen interest in international relations.