The School of Geography, Politics and Sociology

Staff

Staff

We boast academics and support staff who are experts in the diverse areas of geography and can aid you with your research and learning.

Geography

Rupert Bainbridge
Post-doctoral Research Associate

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Dr Matt Benwell
Lecturer in Human Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3935

Dr Matej Blazek
Lecturer in Human Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 1912 087059

Professor Alastair Bonnett
Professor of Social Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6439

Stephen Brough
Research Assistant

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 4729

Dr Rachel Carr
Lecturer in Physical Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6436

Professor Anthony Champion
Senior Research Investigator

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6437

Ana Contessa
Physical Geography Technician

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 6431

Emeritus Professor Mike Coombes
Prof. of Geographic Information


Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8014

Dr Alison Copeland
Lecturer in Human Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 3088

Dr Stuart Dawley
Senior Lecturer in Economic Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7735

Dr Simon Drew
Physical Geography Technician

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 6431

Dr Stuart Dunning
Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3251

Dr Bunmi Eniola
Physical Geography Facilities Manager

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6431

Dr Robin Finlay
Research Associate

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Professor Andrew Gillespie
Professor in Commun.Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7731

Emeritus Professor John Goddard OBE
Professor of Regional Development Studies

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7732

Dr Andrew Henderson
Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 3086

Dr Suzanne Hocknell
Research Associate

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Professor Peter Hopkins
Professor of Social Geography and Research Director for Geography

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Telephone: (0191) 208 3924

Professor Alexandra Hughes
Professor in Economic Geography

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Dr Al James
Reader in Economic Geography, British Academy Mid Career Research Fellow (2017-18)

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6346

Dr Helen Jarvis
Reader in Social Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6959

Dr Neil Jenkings
Senior Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 3806

Dr Matt Jenkins
Teaching Fellow (Geography) and Visiting Researcher (CURDS)

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Dr Caleb Johnston
Lecturer in Human Geography

Craig Jones
Lecturer in Political Geography

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Telephone: 0191 208 3960

Professor Steve Juggins
Professor of Quantitative Paleoecology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8799

Dr Andy Large
Reader in River Science

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6342

Dr Robert Lawshaw
Lecturer in Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3918

Dr Wen Lin
Lecturer in Human Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 6432

Dr Helen Mackay
Teaching Fellow (Physical Geography)

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 5344

Professor Danny MacKinnon
Professor of Regional Development and Governance

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8604

Professor Darrel Maddy
Prof of Quaternary Science

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6440

Dr Kathryn Manzo
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6454

Professor Neill Marshall
Professor of Economic Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7509

Dr Nick Megoran
Reader in Political Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6450

Dr Anne-Sophie Meriaux
Reader in Quaternary Geochronology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8939

Dr Kawtar Najib
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow

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Professor Anoop Nayak
Professor in Social and Cultural Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6347

Professor Rachel Pain
Professor of Human Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 3557

Dr Erica Pani
Research Associate

Dr Emma Pearson
Principal Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6757

Dr Matthew Perks
Lecturer in Physical Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4728

Professor Andy Pike
Professor of Local and Regional Development; Director of CURDS

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8011

Professor Jane Pollard
Professor of Economic Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5876

Dr Gareth Powells
Lecturer in Human Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 6361

Dr Jonathan Pugh
Senior Academic Fellow

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6425

Dr Michael Richardson
Lecturer in Human Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 7740

Dr Neil Ross
Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 5111

Professor Andrew Russell
Professor of Physical Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6951

Professor Alison Stenning
Professor of Social & Economic Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8017

Dr Simon Tate
School Director of Excellence in Learning and Teaching (DELT)

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Telephone: 0191 208 3495

Dr Maarten van Hardenbroek van Ammerstol
Lecturer in Physical Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 3567

Dr Marianne Wilde
Research Associate

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Dr Alison Williams
Senior Lecturer in Political Geography & Geography Degree Programme Director (L701/F800/FH82)

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8489

Dr Astrid Wood
Lecturer in Economic Geography

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Professor Rachel Woodward
Professor of Human Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6434

Dr Sophie Yarker
Visiting Fellow