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Academic Staff: Sociology and Criminology

Dr Elham Amini Teaching Fellow
Dr Jason Arday Associate Professor
Dr Stephen Ashe Teaching Fellow
Dr Jana Bacevic Assistant Professor
Professor Sarah Banks Professor
Professor Vikki Boliver Professor
Dr Charlotte Branchu Honorary Research Fellow
Dr Donna Marie Brown Associate Professor
Prof Brian Castellani, FAcSS Professor of Sociology
Ms Helen Charnley Associate Professor (Co-Director of Master of Social Work)
Prof Charlotte Clarke Professor
Dr William Coyles Assistant Professor (Teaching)
Dr William Craige Director of Education - Assistant Professor (Teaching)
Dr Stephen Crossley Assistant Professor
Dr Matthew David Associate Professor
Prof Catherine Donovan Head of Department, Professor of Sociology
Dr Nikki D'Souza  Teaching Fellow
Professor Simon Forrest Principal of College of St Hild and St Bede
Dr Sol Gamsu Assistant Professor
Dr Geetanjali Gangoli Associate Professor
Professor Simon Hackett Professor 
Dr Kimberly Jamie Assistant Professor
Dr Alison Jobe Assistant Professor
Dr Kelly Johnson Assistant Professor
Dr Hannah King Assistant Professor, Director of Postgraduate Research
Dr Sui-Ting Kong Assistant Professor
Dr Christopher Lawless Associate Professor
Dr Lisa Mckenzie Assistant Professor
Professor Tiago Moreira Professor of Sociology
Dr Kate O'Brien Assistant Professor (Director of MSc Criminology and Criminal Justice)
Dr Andrew Orton Director of Education - Associate Professor
Dr Malcolm Parkes Assistant Professor (Teaching)
Dr Josie Phillips Assistant Professor (Teaching)
Dr Jesse Proudfoot Assistant Professor
Miss Claire Russell Service User Representative
Dr Sue Regan Honorary Research Fellow
Prof Roger Smith Professor
Dr Fiona Vera-Gray Assistant Professor
Professor Nicole Westmarland Director of Research
Mrs Jane Wistow Assistant Professor (Teaching)
Dr Jonathan Wistow Assistant Professor, Deputy Director of Research
Dr Keming Yang Associate Professor

Professional Support Staff


NamePositionemail address
Dr Richard Bruce Department Manager 
Mrs Miriam Chisholm Learning and Teaching Manager 
Mrs Melanie Lyons Operations Administrator 
Mrs Anne Park Postgraduate Co-ordinator 
Ms Lucy Cawson Senior Research Administrator 
Ms Judith Cooper Learning and Teaching Administrator 
Ms Julie Dent Learning and Teaching Co-ordinator (Social Work) 
Ms Emma Haggie Learning and Teaching Administrator 
Ms Maddy Knight Learning and Teaching Administrator 
Ms Jo Spark Learning and Teaching Administrator 

Research Staff

Dr Stephen Burrell Assistant Professor (Research)
Dr Kate Butterby Postdoctoral Research Associate
Dr Queralt Capsada-Munsech Research Associate
Dr Andrea Darling Research Associate
Dr Naomi Griffin Research Associate
Dr Sarah Keyes Research Associate
Dr Mandy Powell Honorary Research Fellow
Dr Evgenia Stepanova Research Associate
Dr Adele Van-wyk Research Associate
Dr Jane Wilcockson Senior Research Associate


Professor David S. Byrne Emeritus Professor
Professor Tony Chapman Honorary Professor
Professor Robin Williams Emeritus Professor

Postgraduate Research Students: 32 Old Elvet

Carlos Aguilar-colorado
Majed Alharbi
Eman Alhjaji
Iheoma Amaeshi
Anton Botha
Graham Bright
Tian Cai
Lynne Cairns
Helen Casey
Rebecca Dean
Alishya Dhir
Ayurshi Dutt
James Farley
Wendy Gill
Mark Gurney
Kirsten Ellen Hall
Ecem Hasan
Tasnim Hassan
Susan Hawkes
Laura Hepworth
Hester Hockin-Boyers
Karen Ingala-smith
Vani Jain
Christopher Jones
Verity Joyce
Mi-young Kang
Charlotte Lee
Sijin Li
Carol Long
Cheng Lu
Ben Main
Siti Mauzud
Paul Michaels
Joseph Nagle
Charles Ng
Catrin Noone
Seunghoon Oh
Luany Promenzio
Rachel Reay
David Reeves
Benjamin Rigby
Margaret Robinson
Nikki Rutter
Fouzia Sadaf
Iram Shah
Katie Smith
Verity Smith
Lindy Syson
Andreas Themistocleous
Ros Walling-Wefelmeyer
Yi Wang
Maddy Winnard
Yang Yu
Chong Zhang