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University Calendar

Senate Membership

Ex officio Members

The Vice-Chancellor and Warden

Professor Stuart Corbridge

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost

Professor Antony Long

The six Pro-Vice-Chancellors

Mr Owen Adams, Professor Timothy Clark, Professor David Cowling, Professor Alan Houston, Professor Patrick Hussey, Professor Claire Warwick

The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Global)

Professor Claire O'Malley

The Dean of the Graduate School (Portfolio held by the Dean and Deputy to the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education))

Dr Tony Fawcett

Heads of College

University College

Master: Professor David Held

Hatfield College

Master: Professor Ann MacLarnon

St Mary's College

Principal: Professor Simon Hackett

St Aidan's College

Principal: Mr Stefan Klidzia (Acting) (Dr Susan Frenk)

Grey College

Master: Professor Tom Allen

Van Mildert College

Principal: Professor David Harper

Trevelyan College

Principal: Dr Ian Latham (Associate/Acting) (Professor Martyn Evans currently Chair of Colleges)

Collingwood College

Principal: Professor Joe Elliott

College of St Hild and St Bede

Principal: Professor Jan Clarke

St Chad's College

Principal: Dr Margaret Masson

St John's College

Principal: The Rev Dr David Wilkinson (Dr Anne Allen wef 1.4.18 to 30.9.18)

St Cuthbert's Society

Principal: Professor Elizabeth Archibald

Ustinov College

Principal: Professor Glenn McGregor

George Stephenson College

Principal: Professor John Ashworth

John Snow College

Principal: Professor Carolyn Summerbell

Josephine Butler College

Principal: Professor Adrian Simpson

Heads of Departments (Chair of Boards of Studies)


Dr Stephen Lyon

Applied Social Sciences

Professor Nicole Westmarland (Interim)


Professor Robin Skeates


Professor Keith Lindsey


Professor Susan Hart


Professor Karl S Coleman

Classics & Ancient History

Professor Barbara Graziosi

Computer Science

Professor Gordon D Love

Earth Sciences

Professor Andrew Aplin


Professor Lynn Newton


Professor Simon Hogg

English Studies

Professor Alastair Renfrew


Professor Michael Bentley

Government and International Affairs

Professor John Williams


Professor Jo Fox (Professor Sarah Davies (Interim) from 1.1.18)


Professor Thom Brooks

Mathematical Sciences

Professor Anne Taormina

Modern Languages and Cultures

Professor Janet Stewart


Professor Tuomas Eerola


Professor Sophie Gibb


Professor Nigel Glover


Professor Richard J Crisp

Sport and Exercise Sciences

Professor Martin Roderick (from 1.8.18)

Theology and Religion

Professor Lewis Ayres

The Librarian:

Mrs Liz Waller

The Director of University Information Technology:

Mr Geoff Kendall-Smith (Interim Information Officer)

Appointed Members

The President of Durham Students' Union:

Miss Megan Croll

Two further student representatives: (one of whom shall be a current Postgraduate student, appointed by the Durham Students' Union)

Miss Sabrina Seel (PG), Rosa Tallack-Moore/Charles Walker (rotating)

Members appointed by the Academic Electoral Assembly:

Professor Catherine Alexander (2019) (13)

Professor Louise Amoore (2019) (13)

Dr Claudio Balocco (2019) (16)

Dr Jens Funke (2020)(16)

Dr Andrew Gallant (2018) (15)

Professor John Girkin (2018) (15)

Dr Alan Kenwright (2020) (14)

Dr Kristin (Fire) Kovarovic (2020) (17)

Dr Boguslaw Obara (2020) (17)
Dr Sarah Price (2018) (15)

Dr Thomas Renstrom (2020) (08)

Professor Kay Schiller (2018) (15)
Professor Jo Setchell (2019) (16)

Dr Peter Swift (2019) (13)

Dr Marek Szablewski (2020) (04)

Dr Jill Tidmarsh (2019) (16)

Ms Laura Todd (2018) (11)

No more than six co-opted members:

Associate Provost

Professor Emma Flynn (2018)(17)

The Director of the English Language Centre

Mr Steve Kirk (2018)(16)

The Director of the Foundation Centre

Mr Steve Leech (2018)(17)

Executive Director of the Institute of Advanced Study

Professor Rob Barton (2018)(12) (Acting)

Dean for Internationalisation

Professor Daniel Donoghue (2018)(14)

Chair of the Senate Agenda Setting Committee

Professor Stephen Taylor (2018)(16)

Secretary: University Secretary: Ms Jennifer Sewel