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Professional Support Staff

Jess StaceyDepartment Manager
Lucy CawsonSenior Research Administrator
Mrs Melanie LyonsOperations Administrator (General Enquiries)
Anne ParkPGR Coordinator
Miss Victoria HeseltonStudent Support Officer (Part-Time)
Elizabeth BurnsLearning and Teaching Coordinator
Miriam ChisholmLearning and Teaching Manager
Judith CooperLearning and Teaching Administrator (Admissions and Recruitment)
Julie DentLearning and Teaching Coordinator (Master of Social Work)
Emma HaggieLearning and Teaching Administrator (PGT Non-Professional Programmes)
Esther NealLearning and Teaching Administrator (Master of Social Work - Admissions and Placements)
Joanne SparkLearning and Teaching Coordinator (Undergraduate)

Academic Staff: Department of Sociology

Dr Michelle AddisonAssociate Professor
Dr Stephen AsheAssistant Professor
Dr Jana BacevicAssociate Professor
Dr Jennifer BadhamAssistant Professor
Professor Sarah BanksProfessor
Professor Vikki BoliverProfessor
Dr Donna Marie BrownAssociate Professor
Professor Brian CastellaniProfessor of Sociology
Professor Charlotte ClarkeProfessor
Dr William CoylesAssistant Professor (Teaching) Deputy Director of Undergraduate Studies
Dr Will CraigeDirector of Undergraduate Studies- Assistant Professor (Teaching)
Dr Stephen CrossleyAssistant Professor
Dr Matthew DavidAssociate Professor
Dr Nadena DohartyAssociate Professor
Professor Catherine DonovanHead of Department, Professor of Sociology
Dr Angela FilipeAssistant Professor
Professor Carlene FirminProfessor
Professor Simon ForrestPrincipal of College of St Hild and St Bede
Dr Sol GamsuAssistant Professor
Professor Geetanjali GangoliProfessor
Dr Alina GeampanaAssistant Professor
Professor Simon HackettProfessor (Director of Research)
Dr Kimberly JamieAssociate Professor
Dr Alison JobeAssociate Professor, Director of Postgraduate Research
Dr Hannah KingAssociate Professor
Dr Sui-Ting KongAssociate Professor
Dr Christopher LawlessAssociate Professor
Professor Stephen J MacdonaldProfessor of Criminology and Disability Studies
Professor Tiago MoreiraProfessor of Sociology
Dr Jordan MullardLecturer in Sociology
Dr Alice NahAssociate Professor
Catrin NooneLecturer in Social Work
Dr Kate O'BrienAssociate Professor
Dr Andrew OrtonAssociate Professor
Josie PhillipsAssistant Professor (Teaching)
Dr Jesse ProudfootAssistant Professor
Dr Nicole RenehanAssistant Professor
Nikki RutterAssistant Professor
Professor Roger SmithProfessor of Social Work
Dr Dana TherovaTeaching Fellow
Dr Kate TudorAssociate Professor
Professor Nicole WestmarlandProfessor
Dr Jonathan WistowAssociate Professor
Jane WistowAssistant Professor Social Work
Dr Keming YangAssociate Professor

Research Staff

Dr Rebecca BrownProject Coordinator / Postdoctoral Research Associate
Dr Kate ButterbyPostdoctoral Research Associate
Mrs Victoria ButterbyPostdoctoral Research Associate
Lynne CairnsResearch Assistant
Dr Cristina Chueca-Del-CerroPostdoctoral Research Associate
Veronica HeneyPostdoctoral Research Associate
Salman KhanResearch Assistant/Associate
Eileen LausterMarie Curie Research Fellow
Dr Jenny LloydAssistant Professor (Research)
Carol LongResearch Assistant/Associate
Molly ManisterResearch Assistant
Joanne McGrathPostdoctoral Research Associate
Rachael OwensAssistant Professor (Research)
Delphine PeaceResearch Associate
Dr Evgenia StepanovaPostdoctoral Research Associate
Dr Lauren WroeAssistant Professor (Research)
Trayten ZhangResearch Assistant/Associate
Dr Mohaddeseh ZiyachiAssistant Professor (Research)

Postgraduate Research Students: 32 Old Elvet

Carly Adams-EliasPostgraduate Research Student
Majed AlharbiPostgraduate Research Student
Melody BishopPostgraduate Research Student
Anton BothaPostgraduate Research Student
Laura BowerPostgraduate Research Student
Vanessa Bradbury-LeatherPostgraduate Research Student
Fernanda Chacon-OnettoPostgraduate Research Student
Sam ColcloughPostgraduate Research Student
Steph DawPostgraduate Research Student
Tillie DrapperPostgraduate Research Student
Ayurshi DuttPostgraduate Research Student
James FarleyPostgraduate Research Student
Mary Freer-DalzielPostgraduate Research Student
Paul GratrickPostgraduate Research Student
Julia GuyPostgraduate Research Student
Tasnim HassanPostgraduate Research Student
David HicksPostgraduate Research Student
Hume HumePostgraduate Research Student
Judith IbukunlayoPostgraduate Research Student
Vani JainPostgraduate Research Student
Cait JobsonPostgraduate Research Student
Maureen JohnsonResearch Postgraduate
Christopher JonesPostgraduate Research Student
Elaine KrusePostgraduate Research Student
Cynthia LawsonPostgraduate Research Student
Sijin LiPostgraduate Research Student
Shang LiPostgraduate Research Student
Ben LindsayPostgraduate Research Student
Yujing LiuPostgraduate Research Student
Carol LongPostgraduate Research Student
Cheng LuPostgraduate Research Student
Ben MainPostgraduate Research Student
Shabana MarshallPostgraduate Research Student
Lihan MiaoPostgraduate Research Student
Joe NaglePostgraduate Research Student
Charles NgPostgraduate Research Student
Hooney OhPostgraduate Research Student
Esther OutramPostgraduate Research Student
Luany PromenzioPostgraduate Research Student
Anne Janelle RabePostgraduate Research Student
Rachel ReayPostgraduate Research Student
David ReevesPostgraduate Research Student
Gary ReynoldsPostgraduate Research Student
Amy RichardsPostgraduate Research Student
Amy RogersPostgraduate Research Student
Jack SimmondsPostgraduate Research Student
Katie SmithPostgraduate Research Student
Shuman XiePostgraduate Research Student
Tengpeng ZhangPostgraduate Research Student
Zhuo ZhangPostgraduate Research Student
Zuzana ZilkovaPostgraduate Research Student


Helen CharnleyEmeritus Reader
Dr Jason ArdayHonorary Professor
Dr Lucy BaldwinHonorary Fellow
Stephen BurrellHonorary Fellow
Professor David S. ByrneEmeritus Professor
Tony ChapmanHonorary Professor
Alishya DhirResearch Assistant/Associate
Prof Andrew GrayEmeritus Professor
Marai LarasiProfessor in Practice
Professor Robert MacdonaldHonorary Professor
Dr Sue ReganHonorary Research Fellow
Mr Sandy RuxtonHonorary Fellow
Professor Richard ScothonProfessor in Practice (Health)

Service User Representative

Claire RussellService User Representative