BA Hull, MA, PhD Exeter

Dr Baldwin obtained a BA (Hons.) Degree in Special Politics from the University of Hull in 1979 and was later awarded his Doctorate from the University of Exeter for which he focused on the Contemporary House of Lords. He served as Special Assistant to a group of Members of the House of Lords in the early 1980s, and in the 1983 General Election was a Candidate for election to the House of Commons.

In the summer of 1984 he was appointed Lecturer and Tutor in British Government and Politics at Wroxton College. In August the following year he was appointed Head of the College. It is a position he has held since then. An authority on Parliament, Dr Baldwin is a member of the prestigious Study of Parliament Group and an Associate of the Centre for Legislative Studies. He has written a great many books and has contributed to a number of journals.

Dr Baldwin has lectured widely in Great Britain and abroad and has also been responsible for organising a large number of national and international conferences on political, business, criminal justice, public administration, communications and health-care matters, including between British MPs/Peers and American Congressmen.

In 2000 Dr Baldwin was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (F.R.S.A.).