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Core Staff

The day-to-day running of IMEMS is the responsibility of the Core Executive Committee, comprising the Director and Associate Directors and the Administrator.


Professor Stephen TaylorDirector
UNESCO Professor Robin ConinghamAssociate Director (World Heritage Site)
Professor Barbara RavelhoferAssociate Director (Research)


Elizabeth AlpassManager
Fay FradgleyAdministrator

Departmental Reps

Prof. James BaldiniDepartmental Rep (Earth Sciences)
Prof. Andrew BeebyDepartmental Rep (Chemistry)
Jens FunkeDepartmental Rep (Mathematical Sciences)
Dr Pam GravesDepartmental Rep (Archaeology)
Professor Christian LiddyDepartmental Rep (History)
Professor Ita Mac CarthyDepartmental Rep (MLAC)
Professor Alec RyrieDepartmental Rep (Theology)
Dr Hector SequeraDepartmental Rep (Music)
Prof Brian TannerMember
Dr Edmund ThomasDepartmental Rep (Classics)
Dr Sara L. UckelmanDepartmental Rep (Philosophy)

International Advisory Board

We are extremely fortunate to have be able to call on the help and guidance of colleagues from around the world who help to shape and guide our direction, strategy and international reach. Our current Advisory Board members are: