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Faculty Staff

Faculty Provost

Professor Charles Harvey
Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Humanities and Social Sciences

Faculty Deans

Gerard Corsane
Dean for International Business Development & Student Recruitment

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

Professor Andrew Gillespie
Faculty Research Co-ordinator

Professor Neill Marshall
Dean of PG Studies

Simon Pallett
Dean of UG Studies


Wendy Davison
PA to Gerry Docherty and Lorna Taylor

Ann Forster
Doctoral Training Centre Administrator

Christine Jamieson
PA to Charles Harvey and Chris Stafford

Janet Kirkup
PA to Eric Cross and Carol Young

Gill McRae
PA to Neill Marshall and Simon Pallett

Chris Stafford
Head of Administration

Lorna Taylor
Faculty Research Manager

Carol Young
Faculty Estates Co-ordinator

Business Development

Sinead Devlin
Proposal and Project Support Officer

Steve Erdal
HASS Business Development Officer

Kate Morris
HASS Business Development Manager

Ian Shovlin
Projects Assistant

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Marketing And Student Recruitment

Emma Birmingham
Faculty Communications Officer

Melanie Blacklock
Marketing Assistant (Student Recruitment)

Kylie Cowan
Marketing & Student Recruitment Manager

Iain Harris
Faculty Student Recruitment Officer

Alison Jeavons
Marketing Assistant & PA to Andrew Lane, Marketing , Promotions & Student Recruitment Manager

Ali Richardson
Student Recruitment Communications Officer

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

Sue Mitchell
Research Funding Development Manager

Dr Angela Scott
Research Associate (Research Impact)

Quality Assurance

Rachel Nesbitt
Quality and Standards Assistant

Christine O'Hara

Karen Samples
Quality & Standards Manager