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Faculty Staff

Faculty Provost

Professor Neill Marshall
PVC/Provost of Humanities & Soc Sci

Faculty Deans

Professor Helen Berry
Dean of Postgraduate Studies

Professor Eric Cross
Dean of Cultural Affairs & Director, Newcastle Institute for Creative Arts Practice

Simon Pallett
Dean of UG Studies

Professor Daniel Zizzo
Dean of Research & Innovation


Sophie Brettell
Deputy Director of Faculty Operations

Ann Forster
Doctoral Training Centre Administrator

Christine Jamieson
PA to Neill Marshall and Chris Stafford

Janet Kirkup
PA to Eric Cross and Carol Young

Gill McRae
PA to Helen Berry and Simon Pallett

Chris Stafford
Director of Faculty Operations

Carol Young
Faculty Estates Co-ordinator

Business Development

Kate Morris
HASS Business Development Manager

Marketing And Student Recruitment

Emma Birmingham
Faculty Web Manager (HaSS)

Melanie Blacklock
Marketing Assistant (Student Recruitment)

Kylie Cowan
Faculty Marketing & Student Recruitment Manager

Emily Disken
Graduate Ambassador

Alison Jeavons
Marketing Assistant & PA to Kylie Cowan, Faculty Marketing & Student Recruitment Manager

Rachel Pratt
Graduate Ambassador

Ali Richardson
Marketing & Student Recruitment Manager

Postgraduate Research Development

Carole Allan
Postgraduate Support Officer

Mandy Chambers
HaSS Research Training Prog. Secretary

Dr Robin Humphrey
Director of Postgraduate Research Training Programme

Dr Laura Leonardo
Lecturer in PG Skills Development

Human Resources

Tracey Charlton
Change Manager

Jackie Scott
Human Resources Manager

Amy Stewart
Human Resources Adviser


Neil Gardner
Faculty Accountant (HASS)

Barbara Hepple
Accountancy Assistant

Shalini Vedhera-Goddard
Assistant Accountant

Research Strategy And Development

Wendy Davison
PA to Gerry Docherty and Lorna Taylor

Clare Graham
Research & Impact Support Officer, HaSS Faculty

Sue Mitchell
Research Funding Development Manager

Dr Angie Scott
Faculty Research Impact Officer

Lorna Taylor
Faculty Research Manager

Lorna Wilson
Faculty Research Funding Adviser

Quality Assurance

Rachel Nesbitt
Quality and Standards Assistant

Christine O'Hara

Karen Samples
Quality & Standards Manager