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Head of School

Professor Lee Marsden

School Manager

Ms Beth Bunn

Head of School Secretary

Ms Holly Dyer

Telephone: 01603 592149

Clerical Assistant

Mr Alex Russell-Davis

Telephone 01603 597601

ULP Administrative Assistant

Miss Katie Frost

Telephone: 01603 593708


Sector Heads

Dr Thomas Greaves  (Philosophy)                                 

Professor John Street (Politics)

Professor Lee Marsden (Language and Communication Studies)

Director of Teaching and Learning

Dr Mike Gough

Director of Admissions

Dr Roger Baines 


Course Directors

Prof Marie-Noel Guilot; Dr Eriko Tomizawa-Kay; Prof Lee Jarvis; Prof John Street; Dr John Turnpenny; Prof Catherine Rowett

Postgraduate Research Director

Postgraduate Teaching Director

Dr. Davide Rizza

Dr Helen Warner

Director of Research

Prof Alan Finlayson

Employability Director

Ms Claire Cuminatto-Stone

Chair of Board of Examiners

Mr Bob Stillwell

Plagiarism Officers

Autumn 2017: Dr Pierre Boquillon , Dr Akiko Tomatsuri

Spring 2018: Dr Sally Broughton Micova, Dr Akiko Tomatsuri

University Language Programme Directors 

Mrs Mika Brown

Ms Maria Gomez Bedoya


Senior Advisors

Dr Clive Mathews

Dr Hazel Marsh

Study Abroad Leads- Study Abroad/Erasmus

Dr Leticia Yulita

Director of Communications

Prof Luna Filipovic 

Unit of Assessment Coordinators



Dr Jo Drugan (LCS)

Dr Eugen Fischer (Philosophy Spring 2017)

Professor Alan Finlayson (Politics)

Ethics Director     

Dr Alain Wolf

PGR Coordinators


Dr Davide Rizza

Language Sector Heads

Ms Ilse Renaudie; Ms Mika Brown; Dr Alberto Hijazo Gascon

Director of Internationalisation

Mr Lawrence Hardy
Year Abroad Coordinators

Ms Ilse Renaudie; Dr Leticia Yulita; Dr Akiko Tomatsuri

Chair of Athena SWAN

Dr Leticia Yulita

Academic Transitions Coordinator TBC
Extenuating Circumstances Panel

Dr Hazel Marsh

Dr Kaoru Umezawa

Dr Peter Handley

Research Group Coordinators

Dr Simon Curtis (Critical Global Politics)

Dr Maria Kyriakidou (Cultural Politics, Communications and Media

Dr Chi-He Elder (Applied Pragmatics)

Research/Seminar Lecture/Workshop Series Organisers

Dr Leticia Yulita

Dr Chi-He Elder

Dr Michael Frazer

Dr Oskari Kuusela

Dr Jo Drugan

Dr Roger Baines