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Senior Leadership Team

  • Professor Cheryl McEwan, Head of Department
  • Professor Alexander Densmore, Deputy Head of Department
  • Ms Deborah Morgan-Anderson, Departmental Manager
  • Professor Pippa Whitehouse, EDI Lead
  • Professor Gavin Bridge, Co-Director of Research
  • Professor Stewart Jamieson, Co-Director of Research
  • Professor Ben Anderson, Director of Education
  • Dr Noam Leshem, Director of Undergraduate Admissions
  • Professor Anna Secor, Director of Postgraduate Studies
  • Professor Colm O'Cofaigh, Director of Services

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 Teaching Staff

Name Position
Dr Mildred Ajebon Lecturer in Human Geography
Professor Louise Amoore Professor
Professor Ben Anderson Professor
Dr Penelope Anthias Assistant Professor
Professor Sarah Atkinson Professor
Dr Andrew Baldwin Associate Professor
Professor Mike Bentley Professor
Dr Isabella Bovolo Assistant Professor
Dr Matthew Brain Associate Professor
Professor Gavin Bridge Professor
Professor David R. Bridgland Professor
Professor Harriet Bulkeley Professor
Dr Patrice Carbonneau Associate Professor
Dr Katarzyna Cieslik Lecturer in Human Geography
Dr Caroline Clason Assistant Professor
Dr Fiona Clubb Assistant Professor
Dr Rachel Colls Associate Professor
Dr Nicholas J. Cox Assistant Professor
Professor Mike Crang Professor 
Dr Jonathan Darling Associate Professor
Professor Alexander Densmore Professor / Deputy Head of Department
Dr Elizabeth Dingle Lecturer in Physical Geography
Professor Danny Donoghue Professor
Dr Simon Engelhart Associate Professor
Professor David J.A. Evans Professor
Dr Robin Finlay Lecturer in Human Geography
Professor Richard J. Hardy Professor
Dr Paul Harrison Associate Professor
Professor Rebecca Hodge Professor
Dr Luke Jackson Assistant Professor
Professor Stewart Jamieson Professor
Dr Elizabeth Johnson Associate Professor
Ms Victoria Jones Teaching Fellow 
Dr Meghan Kelly Assistant Professor
Dr Sarah Knuth Associate Professor
Dr Karen Lai Associate Professor
Professor Paul Langley Professor
Dr Jessica Lehman Assistant Professor
Dr Noam Leshem Associate Professor
Professor Jeremy Lloyd Professor
Dr Andrés Luque-Ayala Associate Professor
Dr Helen Mackay Lecturer in Physical Geography
Dr Gordon MacLeod Associate Professor (Reader)
Professor Bruce Malamud Professor
Dr Ivan Markovic Lecturer in Human Geography
Dr Lauren Martin Associate Professor
Professor Erin McClymont Professor
Professor Cheryl McEwan Professor / Head of Department
Professor Colin McFarlane Professor
Dr Siobhán McGrath Associate Professor
Professor Glenn McGregor Professor
Dr Paola Moffa-Sanchez Assistant Professor
Dr Leonie Newhouse Assistant Professor
Dr Marijn Nieuwenhuis Assistant Professor
Professor Colm O'Cofaigh Professor
Dr Elizabeth Orr Lecturer in Physical Geography
Professor Joe Painter Professor
Professor Marcus Power Professor
Dr Sim M. Reaney Associate Professor
Professor Dave Roberts Professor
Professor Nick Rosser Professor
Dr Jeremy Schmidt Associate Professor
Professor Anna Secor Professor
Dr Charlotte Spencer-Jones Lecturer in Physical Geography
Professor Philip Steinberg Professor
Professor Chris Stokes Professor
Dr Samuel Strong Lecturer in Human Geography
Professor Peter Talling Professor
Dr Laura Turnbull-Lloyd Associate Professor
Professor John Wainwright Professor
Professor Jeff Warburton Professor
Professor Pippa Whitehouse Professor
Dr Sophie Williams Lecturer in Physical Geography
Dr Helen F. Wilson Associate Professor
Dr Sarah Woodroffe Associate Professor

 Administrative Staff

Name Position
Ms Paige Bartley Academic Progression Officer
Mrs Joyce Blackett Fieldtrip and Undergraduate Support Officer
Miss Catherine Foster Senior Research Administrator
Dr Jennifer King ITN Project Manager
Ms Esther Kisby Assistant Project Manager (p/t) - UKANET Antarctic GPS
Mrs Rachel Middleton Project Administrator, Sajag-Nepal
Ms Deborah Morgan-Anderson Departmental Manager
Ms Lianne Percival Operations Co-Ordinator
Mrs Kathleen Pickford Learning and Teaching Administrator
Ms Gabrielle Summers Assistant Learning and Teaching Manager
Ms Kathy Wood Postgraduate Research Co-Ordinator
Dr Felicity Wray Learning and Teaching Manager

 Technical Staff

Name Position
Mrs Michele L. Allan Senior Cartographic Technician
Mr Mervyn Brown Advanced Workshop Technician
Ms Amanda Hayton Analytical Experimental Officer
Mr Michael Heslop

Intermediate Technician

Mr David Hodgson Senior Research Computing Officer
Mr Sion Kennaway Senior Experimental Officer
Mr Chris Longley Geotechnical Experimental Officer
Miss Kathryn Melvin Advanced Teaching Technician
Mr Chris Orton Senior Cartographic Technician
Dr Robyn Pinder Laboratory Manager
Dr Eleanor Ross Senior Manager (Technical Services and Facilities)
Ms Kerry Strong Senior Laboratory Technician (Biomarker)
Mr Neil Tunstall Senior Geotechnical Experimental Officer
Mr Martin D. West Senior Analytical Experimental Officer

Visiting Fellows

Name Position
Dr Lauren Pretorius Royal Society Newton International Fellow

 Research Staff

Name Position
Dr Megan Baker Assistant Professor (Research)
Dr Hanno Brankamp Assistant Professor (Research)
Dr Sage Brice Assistant Professor (Research)
Dr Alexander Campolo Post Doctoral Research Associate
Dr Matthieu Cartigny Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellow
Dr Thomas Chudley Post Doctoral Research Associate
Dr Philip Conway Assistant Professor (Research)
Ms Julia Costescu Early Stage Researcher (Marie Skłodowska-Curie ITN)
Dr Hannah Dickinson Post Doctoral Research Associate
Dr Alexandre Dunant Post Doctoral Research Associate
Dr James Grecian  Post Doctoral Research Associate
Dr Victoria Habermehl Post Doctoral Research Associate
Ms Erin Harvey Post Doctoral Research Associate
Dr Robert Houseago Post Doctoral Research Associate
Dr Benjamin Jacobsen Post Doctoral Research Associate
Ms Zhongxuan Li Post Doctoral Research Associate
Dr Felix McNulty Post Doctoral Research Associate
Dr Grace Nield Post Doctoral Research Associate
Ms Mel Oliveira-Guirro Early Stage Researcher (Marie Skłodowska-Curie ITN)
Dr Guy Paxman Assistant Professor (Research)
Miss Deborah Priß Early Stage Researcher (Marie Skłodowska-Curie ITN)
Dr Ludovico Rella Post Doctoral Research Associate
Dr Anna Rix Post Doctoral Research Associate
Dr Laura Schoenberger Assistant Professor (Research)
Miss Bridget Shaffrey Early Stage Researcher (Marie Skłodowska-Curie ITN)
Dr David Small Assistant Professor (Research)
Dr Aila Spathopoulou Assistant Professor (Research)
Dr Mark Stevenson Post Doctoral Research Associate
Mr Shubham Tiwari Early Stage Researcher (Marie Skłodowska-Curie ITN)
Dr Erin Torkelson Assistant Professor (Research)
Dr Ewan Wakefield Post Doctoral Research Associate

 IBRU Centre for Borders Research

Name Position
Prof Philip Steinberg Director of IBRU Centre for Borders Research
Mrs Elizabeth Buxton External Relations and Marketing Manager


Name  Position
Dr Sinclair Sutherland Project Manager, Nomis
Mr Peter Henderson System Developer, Nomis
Dr Nithya Nair Application Developer


 Emeritus Staff

Name Position
Professor Peter Atkins Emeritus Professor
Professor G.H. Blake (Emeritus) Professor
Professor Michael J. Blakemore Professor
Professor Tim Burt Emeritus Professor
Professor Sarah Elizabeth Curtis Professor
Dr Ian S. Evans Emeritus Reader
Professor Rob Ferguson Professor
Professor Nicky Gregson Emerita Professor
Professor Ray Hudson Professor
Professor Antony Long Professor
Professor Brian Roberts Professor
Professor Ian Shennan Professor
Professor Ian G. Simmons Professor
Professor Alan Townsend Professor

 Honorary Fellows

Name Position
Dr Jim Innes  Honorary Fellow
Dr Mark Ireland Honorary Fellow
Dr Mark Kincey Honorary Fellow
Dr Ed Pope Honorary Fellow
Honorary Professor Martin Pratt Honorary Professor

Research Student

Mr. Ihsan AbualrobResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Mr Iqbal AhmedResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Miss Irene ArputharajResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Jennifer Arthur (she/her)Research Postgraduate (PhD)
Mr Diego Astorga de ItaResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Miss Cristina-Ioana BalabanResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Ms Ritwika BasuResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Dr Hannah BickerdikeResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Mr. Christopher BlakeResearch Postgraduate (MRes)
Miss Emma BramleyResearch Postgraduate (MRes)
Mr William BurtonResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Mr J. Emmanuel Bustamante-FernandezResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Mr. Carlo CegliaResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Miss Pietra Cepero Rua PerezResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Miss Jiao ChenResearch Postgraduate (MRes)
Mr. Lianchao ChenResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Miss Jing ChuResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Miss Yasmin ColeResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Miss Costanza ConcettiResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Miss Giselle Eugenia ConnellResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Mrs Clair CooperResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Ms Thale Damm-JohnsenResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Miss Ruusa-magano DavidResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Mr Miklos DurrResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Ms Leah EdwardsResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Ms. Victoria EmpsonResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Mrs. Afsana EshaResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Mr. Cheng FangResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Ms Raihana FerdousResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Greta FerloniResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Miss Josie FrancisResearch Postgraduate (MRes)
Mr Robert GilmoreResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Miss Ailsa GuildResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Mr Burag GurdenResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Miss Caitlin HallResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Ms. Shababa HaqueResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Miss Constance HarpurResearch Postgraduate (MRes)
Ms. Eleanor Maedhbh HonanResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Ms. Ruizhe HongResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Miss Huixuan HuangResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Mr Ignacio IbarraResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Ms. Helen JamesResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Mr Michael JavorskiResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Miss Holly JenkinsResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Mr Muyeol JungResearch Postgraudate (PhD)
Miss Sophie KenmareResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Miss Niamh KingResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Mr Edmund LeaResearch Postgraduate (MRes)
Miss Daisy Lee-browneResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Mr Tom LeesResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Mr Joshua LeighResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Ms Yuanyin LiResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Mr Yucheng LinResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Mr Ying-tong LinResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
María Paz LiraResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Mx Ellen LittlewoodResearch Postgraduate (MRes)
Miss Charlotte LockResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Miss Hannah MorganResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Ms. Anne MouResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Mr Erwin NugrahaResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Miss Anna OkadaResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Mr Ian PawlbyResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Rebecca Pearl-MartinezResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Miss Claire PennyResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Miss Hannah PictonResearch Postgraduate (MRes)
Mr Ivo PinkResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Mrs Cecilia Prichard-jonesResearch Postgraduate (MRes)
Mr David PybusResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Miss Yu QiaoResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Mr Md. Saidur RahmanResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Miss Olivia RobinsonResearch Postgraduate (MRes)
Miss Amy RobsonResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Mr. Leonard SchliesserResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Dr Laura SeddonResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Miss Hannah SellgrenResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Miss Anwesha SharmaResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Mr Anil SindhwaniResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Mr Aditya SinghResearch Postgraduate
Mr Marcin StanekResearch Postgraudate (PhD)
Miss Grace SummersResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Mr Muh TaufiqurrohmanResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Mr. Carlos TornelResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Miss Mai WalkerResearch Postgraduate (MSCR)
Mr Eliot WeirResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Mr. Matthew WiecekResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Mr Ryan WyethResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Miss Holly WytiahlowskyResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Miss Jingshu XiaResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Mr. Tan Xin-weiResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Mr Sheng XuanResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Mr. Yuzhe ZangResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Ms Liping ZhangResearch Postgraduate (PhD)
Miss Yuanyuan ZhangResearch Postgraduate (PhD)