Who we are

Dr William Lawton, Director


William (Bill) Lawton is from Newfoundland and has lived and worked in the UK since 1987. He joined the Observatory on Borderless Higher Education early in 2011, shortly after it became part of the International Graduate Insight Group (i-graduate). He was a founding member of the UK HE International Unit, from 2007 until 2010. Prior to that, Bill worked at the Canadian High Commission in London, as a political analyst on UK devolution and latterly as Head of Academic Relations. In the 1990s he taught politics at the University of Hull, where he focused on Canadian and American politics and international political economy. His PhD is from the University of Edinburgh.


Teresa (Tree) Angulo, Executive Administrator



Tree Angulo joined the Observatory in May 2011. Her experience is multi-faceted and ranges from teaching, public relations, and customer service to administrative and web-based advertising. She has lived and worked in Turkey, the Czech Republic, Oman, Germany, and the US. She has two Bachelor Degrees (International Studies and Anthropology) from Texas State University, San Marcos, and an MA in Bilingual Education with a focus on linguistics and EFL from Texas Tech University in Lubbock.