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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.


Elizabeth AlpassManager
Professor Matthew Daniel EddyCo-Director (Grants and Impact)
Prof. Peter HeslinCo-Director (Digital Humanities)
Professor Graeme SmallAssociate Director (MA and PG Development)
Professor Stephen TaylorDirector
UNESCO Professor Robin ConinghamAssociate Director (World Heritage Site)


Fay FradgleyAdministrator

Departmental Reps

Dr Christopher BahlDepartment Rep (History)
Prof. James BaldiniDepartmental Rep (Earth Sciences)
Prof. Andrew BeebyDepartmental Rep (Chemistry)
Professor Charles FernyhoughDepartment Rep (Psychology)
Jens FunkeDepartmental Rep (Mathematical Sciences)
Prof Tom LancasterDepartment Rep (Physics)
Professor Ita Mac CarthyDepartmental Rep (MLAC)
Professor Alec RyrieDepartmental Rep (Theology)
Dr Hector SequeraDepartmental Rep (Music)
Dr Elizabeth SwannDepartment Rep (English Studies)
Dr Edmund ThomasDepartmental Rep (Classics)
Dr Sara L. UckelmanDepartmental Rep (Philosophy)
Dr Ran ZhangDepartment Rep (Archaeology)

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: 

  • Professor Steve Hindle (Washington University in St Louis)
  • Kai Weise (UNESCO)
  • Professor Audrey Horning (Queen's University Belfast)
  • Professor Gabriel Cooney (UCD)
  • Professor Neil Kenny (Oxford)
  • The Very Reverend Andrew Tremlett (Dean of St Paul's)