The School of Geography, Politics and Sociology

Academic Staff

Head of School

Professor William Maloney
Professor of Politics and Head of School

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5289

Academic Staff

Dr Victoria Armstrong
Visiting Researcher

Dr James Babb
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8825

Dr Michael Barr
Senior Lecturer in International Politics

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Telephone: Tel: +44 (0)191 208 7527

Professor Hartmut Behr
Professor of International Politics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5705

Professor Derek Bell
Professor Environmental Political Theory

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7465

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

Professor Elaine Campbell
Professor of Criminology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5030

Dr Rachel Carr
Lecturer in Physical Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6436

Dr Mark Casey
Lecturer in Sociology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7921

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Professor Anthony Champion
Senior Research Investigator

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6437

Dr Amanda Chisholm
Lecturer in International Politics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8021

Dr Alistair Clark
Senior Lecturer in Politics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7922

Jacqueline Close
Teaching Fellow

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Telephone: 0191 20887876

Dr Emily Clough
Lecturer in Politics and Research Methods

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6737

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

Philip Daniels
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7682

Dr Matt Davies
Senior Lecturer in International Political Economy

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7477

Dr Stuart Dawley
Senior Lecturer in Economic Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7735

Dr Cathrine Degnen
Senior Lecturer in Social Anthropology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8467

Dr Stuart Dunning
Lecturer in Physical Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3251

Dr Stephen Elstub
Lecturer in British Politics

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 3926

Dr Valentina Feklyunina
Senior Lecturer in Politics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5290

Dr Robin Finlay
Research Associate

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Dr Robin Finlay
Research Associate

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Dr Dariusz Gafijczuk
Lecturer in Sociology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5610

Dr Anselma Gallinat
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8483

Dr Lisa Garforth
Lecturer in Sociology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7876

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 Ruth Graham
Senior Lecturer in Sociology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6987

Dr Kyle Grayson
Senior Lecturer in International Politics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5836

Dr Andrew Henderson
Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 3086

Professor Robert Hollands
Professor of Sociology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7501

Professor Peter Hopkins
Professor of Social Geography

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Telephone: (0191) 208 3924

Dr Alexandra Hughes
Reader in Economic Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5176

Mary Hull
Teaching Assistant

Dr Robin Humphrey
Director of Postgraduate Research Training Programme

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6763

Meera Inglis
Teacher

Dr Al James
Reader in Economic Geography, Convenor Economic Geographies Research Theme

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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 Matt Jenkins
Visiting Researcher

Dr Caleb Johnston
Lecturer in Human Geography

Craig Jones
Lecturer in Political Geography

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Telephone: 0191 208 3960

Professor Peter Jones
Emeritus Professor of Political Philosophy

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7528

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

Professor Jackie Leach Scully
Executive Director, PEALS

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7502

Dr Wen Lin
Lecturer in Human Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 6432

Dr Graham Long
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7566

Dr Maarja Luhiste
Lecturer in Politics of Gender

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7506

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

Professor William Maloney
Professor of Politics and Head of School

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5289

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 Jocelyn Mawdsley
Senior Lecturer in European Politics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7478

Dr Ruth McAreavey
Senior Lecturer in Sociology


Telephone: 0191 208 7494

Dr Una McGahern
Lecturer in Politics

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 3644

Professor Janice McLaughlin
Professor of Sociology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7511

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

Chris Mullin
Teacher

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191-208-5521

Professor Madeleine Murtagh
Professor of Sociology


Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5

Professor Anoop Nayak
Professor in Social and Cultural Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6347

Dr Ian O'Flynn
Senior Lecturer in Political Theory

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 2087507

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5817

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 3557

Dr Silvia Pasquetti
Lecturer in Sociology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5817

Dr Matthew Perks
Research Associate & Teaching Fellow

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5344

Professor Peter Phillimore
Visiting Professor of Social Anthropology

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Dr Simon Philpott
Senior Lecturer in International Politics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7473

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 Adél Pásztor
Lecturer in Sociology

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 8469

Dr Nick Randall
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6997

Dr Gethin Rees
Lecturer in Sociology

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 7497

Dr Jemima Repo
Lecturer in the Politics of Gender

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3926

Professor Diane Richardson
Professor of Sociology & Social Policy

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7643

Dr Katharine Rietig
Lecturer in International Politics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7742

Dr Neil Ross
Lecturer in Physical Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 5111

Dr Laura Routley
Lecturer in African and Postcolonial Politics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7743

Professor Andrew Russell
Professor of Physical Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6951

Dr Javier Sajuria Garces
Lecturer in Politics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7733

Professor Alison Stenning
Professor of Social & Economic Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8017

Professor Tony Stevenson
Deputy Vice Chancellor

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7600

Fabian Stroetges
Teaching Assistant

Dr Jo Swaffield
Research Excellence Academy Fellow

Dr Simon Tate
Senior Lecturer in Human Geography

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Telephone: 0191 208 3495

John Vail
Senior Lecturer in Sociology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6556

Dr Maarten van Hardenbroek van Ammerstol
Lecturer in Physical Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 3567

Dr Audrey Verma
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7496

Dr David Walker
Politics Degree Programme Director

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8822

Dr Andrew Walton
Lecturer in Political Philosophy

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5554

Professor Bridgette Wessels
Professor of Sociology

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Telephone: 0191 2087920

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 Sarah Winkler-Reid
Lecturer in Social Anthropology

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 8697

Dr Astrid Wood
Lecturer in Economic Geography

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Dr Simon Woods
PEALS Co-Director

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3254

Professor Rachel Woodward
Professor of Human Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6434

Professor Anthony Zito
Professor of European Public Policy

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7554

Research Staff

David Bradley
Principal Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8037

Professor Anthony Champion
Senior Research Investigator

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6437

Dr Robin Finlay
Research Associate

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Emeritus Professor John Goddard OBE
Professor of Regional Development Studies

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7732

Professor Tim Gray
Senior Research Investigator

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7528

Dr Neil Jenkings
Senior Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 3806

Dr Mabel Lie
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7510

Dr Helen Mackay
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 5344

Dr Pauline McCormack
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3261

Dr Graeme Mearns
Research Associate

Dr Kawtar Najib
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow

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Dr Peter O'Brien
Research Associate

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Telephone: 0191 208 3255

Professor Geoff Payne
Associate Researcher

Dr Emma Pearson
Principal Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6757

Dr Matthew Perks
Research Associate & Teaching Fellow

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5344

Dr Emily Rainsford
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5521

Ranald Richardson
Principal Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8004

Dr Paul Vallance
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4480

Dr Xuefeng Wang
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 7728