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Head of School

Professor Lee Marsden

School Manager

Ms Jennifer Wilkinson

Telephone: 01603 597600

Team Leader

Mr Chris Hinton

Telephone: 01603 597778

Head of School Secretary

Ms Holly Dyer

Telephone: 01603 592149

Clerical Assistant

Mr Alex Russell-Davis

Telephone 01603 597601

Languages Coordinator

Ms Katie Frost

Telephone: 01603 593708


Sector Heads

Dr Davide Rizza  (Philosophy)                                 

Dr Toby James (Politics)

Dr Kim Ridealgh (Language and Communication Studies)

Director of Teaching and Learning

Ms Ilse Renaudie

Director of Admissions

Dr Roger Baines 


Course Directors

Dr Eriko Tomizawa-Kay;
Dr Elizabeth Cobbett;
Dr Delia Dumitrescu
Bob Stillwell;
Dr James Andow

Postgraduate Research Director

Dr Simon Curtis 

Director of Research

Prof Lee Jarvis

Employability Director

Dr Suzanne Doyle

Chair of Board of Examiners

Dr Oliver Brooks

Plagiarism Officers

Autumn 2019: Dr Ra Mason
Dr Akiko Tomatsuri


Spring 2020: Dr Sally Broughton Micova, Dr Ra Mason

University Language Programme Directors 

Mrs Mika Brown

Ms Maria Gomez Bedoya


Senior Advisor

Dr Helen Warner


Study Abroad Leads- Study Abroad/Erasmus

Dr Leticia Yulita

Head of Communications

Dr Roger Baines

Unit of Assessment Coordinators



Prof Susan Hodgett

Dr Eugen Fischer

Prof Hussein Kassim

Ethics Officer                              

 Dr Peter Handley

PGR Coordinators

Dr Gabrina Pounds

Dr Simon Curtis

Spanish Language Lead

Dr Alberto Hijazo Gascon

Director of Internationalisation

Mr Lawrence Hardy
Year Abroad Coordinators

Alfredo Castro Jimenez

Chair of Athena SWAN

Dr Leticia Yulita

Transitions Academic Lead Dr Kaoru Umezawa
Extenuating Circumstances Panel


Dr Helen Warner; 

Dr Pete Handley; 

Akiko Tomatsuri;
Alex Williams; Clive