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Who's Who

Tammi Walker became Principal of St Cuthbert’s Society and Professor of Forensic Psychology in the Psychology Department at Durham in September 2021. Tammi has overall responsibility for the direction, leadership and management of the college. She works directly with the other college officers and staff, student leaders of the Junior Common Room, faculty and staff of the Senior Common Room and alumni and friends to ensure an outstanding student experience.

Tammi is a Chartered Psychologist and Fellow of the British Psychological Society, Registered Senior Fellow with Advance HE and a mental health nurse by clinical background. Her research interests include forensic psychology and psychiatry, and she has contributed extensively to the development and delivery of interventions with imprisoned women. She is passionate about working with marginalised groups who experience severe health inequalities, and she has considerable expertise in the areas of suicide, self-harm, mental health and sexual violence. She is currently the Principal Investigator on several research grants conducting quantitative and qualitative research throughout the UK.

Professor Tammi Walker

Principal of St Cuthbert's Society

(cuthberts.reception@durham.ac.uk )

Principal of St Cuthbert's Society and Professor of Forensic Psychology. 

 

Jon Warren

 Dr Jon Warren, Vice-Principal of St Cuthbert's Society

Vice Principal (cuthberts.vp@durham.ac.uk), St Cuthbert's Society.

Jon Warren is a Social Scientist. His research interests are focused on de-industrialisation and how its effects have manifested themselves in the lives and experiences of those living in areas like the North East of England. As Vice-Principal Jon has a wide remit. This involves enhancing intellectual curiosity within the student body, ensuring students have opportunities for personal development, liaison with academic departments and outreach to the local community.                                           

HeadshotDr Lydia Harris, Assistant Principal of St Cuthbert’s Society

cuthberts.studentsupport@durham.ac.uk

Dr Lydia Harris became Assistant Principal of St Cuthbert’s Society in 2022 and handles all aspects of student support and welfare. The main duties of the Assistant Principal are to provide support for those students who are experiencing emotional or academic issues which are negatively affecting their personal and professional development. No matter how big or small the issue, Lydia and the Student Support team are here to help you during your time at Cuth’s.

Previously, Lydia completed a MA and PhD at Durham in the Department of History. Her research focuses on reproductive health in the High Middle Ages, specifically abortion and contraception in Western Europe from 1000-1300. She is always open to discussing any aspects of gendered, medical, and cultural history, particularly concerning reproductive choice in pre-modern eras. Prior to joining St Cuthbert’s Society, Lydia worked in the NINE DTP, Josephine Butler College, and the department of history. Before coming to Durham, Lydia completed two undergraduate degrees at Hunter College and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, both in New York City, and originally hails from Texas. She lives in Durham with her husband, son, dog, and rabbit. 

College Staff

Section

Name

Position

Telephone

Email

General Enquiries/Reception

Mrs Joanne Franklin

Reception Helpdesk Assistant (Bailey - AM)

43400

joanne.franklin@durham.ac.uk

Mrs Katherine Dodd

Reception Helpdesk Assistant (Bailey - PM)

43400

Contact Katherine Dodd

Porters Lodge, Parson's Field Site

 

43470

 

Mrs Kathleen Randell

Reception Helpdesk Assistant (10:00am - 3:00pm) Brooks House, Parson's Field

46596

Contact Kathleen Randell

Student Support Enquiries

 

43386

studentsupport@durham.ac.uk

College Officers

Professor Tammi Walker

 

Principal

43404

cuthberts.collegesecretary@durham.ac.uk

 

Dr Lydia Harris

Assistant Principal - Student Support

43403

cuthberts.studentsupport@durham.ac.uk

Dr Jon Warren

Vice Principal

43390

cuthberts.vp@durham.ac.uk

Admin/Support Staff

Mrs Katherine Dodd

Communications Support Officer

43380

cuthberts.alumnirelations@durham.ac.uk

Ms Tracy Robson

Student Support Administrator

43386

cuthberts.studentsupport@durham.ac.uk

Mrs Debra Smith

College Coordinator

 

cuthberts.collegecoordinator@durham.ac.uk

Catering & Housekeeping

Ms Sue Cole

College Operations Manager

43384

s.m.cole@durham.ac.uk

Ms Lucy Kelly

College Operations Team Leader

46593

cuthberts.operations@durham.ac.uk

Kitchen

 

43394

 

Miss Haley Carr

Food & Beverage Services Manager

43396

Contact Haley Carr

Miss Kimberley Clynes

Team Leader - Housekeeping

46593

kimberley.d.clynes@durham.ac.uk

Mr Robert Wilkinson

Head Chef

43320

robert.wilkinson@durham.ac.uk

Residential Service Assistants (Porters)

Mr Peter Ditchburn

RSA

 43470

Contact Peter Ditchburn

Mr Stephen Whittaker

RSA

 43470

stephen.whittaker@durham.ac.uk 

Mr Richard Lumley

Porter

 43470

Contact Richard Lumley

Mr Clive Waites

Porter

 43470

Contact Clive Waites

JCR

Bailey Gym

 

44592

 

Gym, Refounders' House

 

46592

 

JCR Office

 

43392

 

College Bars (Bailey & Brooks)

Yasemin Gunn and Olivia Burns

Bar Stewards

43378

cuthberts.barsteward@durham.ac.uk

Bailey Bar

 

43391

cuthberts.barsteward@durham.ac.uk

Brooks Bar

 

46594

cuthberts.barsteward@durham.ac.uk

Unattended Extensions

Senior Common Room

 

43405

 

Laundry

 

43395

 

Junior Common Room (Bailey)

 

43389

 

27 North Bailey

 

42243

 

Student Accommodation 12 South Bailey

 

43406

 

Common Room Presidents

Junior Common Room

Kirstin McCann

president@cuths.com

Postgraduate Committee Chair

Jack Simmonds

Senior Common Room

Mark Miller

cuthberts.scr-president@durham.ac.uk