Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Faculty Team

Faculty Team

Here you will find details of the our academic and support staff.

Faculty Pro-Vice-Chancellor

Professor Julie Sanders
Pro-Vice-Chancellor (HaSS)

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 5769

Faculty Deans

Professor Helen Berry
Dean of Postgraduate Studies and Professor of British History

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5562

Professor Eric Cross
Dean of Cultural Affairs

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6536

Dr Ruth Graham
Senior Lecturer in Sociology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6987

Dr Simon McKerrell
Associate Dean for Research & Innovation

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5609

Professor Simon Pallett
Special Projects Manager

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3900

Professor Daniel Zizzo
Dean of Research & Innovation

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 5844

Administration

Sophie Brettell
Deputy Director of Faculty Operations

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5972

Maddie Kinnair
PA to PVC & Head of Administration

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6125

Janet Kirkup
PA to Eric Cross and Carol Young

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6134

Gill McRae
PA to Helen Berry, Ruth Graham and Tracy Scurry

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5343

Chris Stafford
Director of Faculty Operations

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8678

Sharon Whittell
PA to the Dean of Research and Innovation and the Deputy Director of Faculty Operations

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 2596

Carol Young
Faculty Estates Co-ordinator

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8235

Business Development

Kathleen Allen
Clerical Assistant

Email:
Telephone: 0044 (0)191 208 8814

Cheryl Kent
Proposal and Project Support Officer

Email: Cheryl.Kent
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8772

Fiona McCusker
Business Development Manager

Email:
Telephone: 0191 208 5925

Kate Morris
HASS Business Development Manager

Marketing and Student Recruitment

Alex Bie
Graduate Ambassador


Telephone: +44(0) 191 2085306

Rebecca Blackburn
CRM Marketing Officer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3413

Kylie Cowan
Faculty Marketing & Student Recruitment Manager (Maternity leave until April 2018)

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5319

John Crinson
Market Intelligence Manager

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5832

Alison Jeavons
Marketing Assistant & PA to Eleanor Shotton, Faculty Marketing & Student Recruitment Manager

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8545

Lucy Pritchard
Marketing & Student Recruitment Manager

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 3462

Ali Richardson
Marketing & Student Recruitment Manager

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8756

Michelle Robson
Marketing & Student Recruitment Manager

Email:
Telephone: 0191 208 7144

Eleanor Shotton
Faculty Marketing & Student Recruitment Manager

Email:
Telephone: +44(0)191 208 5319

Jessica Wells
Graduate Ambassador

Email:
Telephone: +44(0) 1912083394

Postgraduate Research Development

Rosalind Beaumont
Lecturer in PG Skills & eLearning Dev.

Mandy Chambers
HASS Faculty Postgraduate Research Secretary

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5855

Dr Robin Humphrey
Director of Postgraduate Research Training Programme

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6763

Dr Laura Leonardo
Lecturer in PG Skills Development

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8679

Carole Milburn
Placement Officer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5190

Human Resources

Mark Dewar
Human Resources Adviser

Email: Mark.Dewar
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5976

Jackie Scott
Human Resources Manager

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5223

Amy Stewart
Human Resources Adviser

Email:
Telephone: 0191 208 2595

Finance

Neil Gardner
Faculty Accountant (HASS)

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5252

Barbara Hepple
Accountancy Assistant

Email:
Telephone: 1618

Shalini Vedhera-Goddard
Assistant Accountant

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6038

Research Strategy and Development

Wendy Davison
PA to Lorna Taylor (Faculty Research Manager) and Sue Mitchell (Research Funding Development Manager)

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6349

Dr Eve Forrest
Impact Officer

Email:
Telephone: (0191) 208 3441

Clare Graham
Research & Impact Support Officer, HaSS Faculty

Email:
Telephone: +44 191 208 5807

Sue Mitchell
Research Funding Development Manager

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6463

Dr Angie Scott
Faculty Research Impact Officer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6940

Lorna Taylor
Faculty Research Manager

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6109

Learning and Teaching Support Team

Susan McLean
Dean's Support Officer

Email:
Telephone: 86475

Christine O'Hara
Administrator

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3942

Karen Samples
Learning & Teaching Manager (HaSS)

Email:
Telephone: 0191 208 8835

Institute for Creative Arts Practice

Professor Vee Pollock
Director of Newcastle University Institute for Creative Arts Practice & Professor of Public Art

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6044

Melanie Robson
Institute Assistant

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7949

Mel Whewell
Institute & Partnerships Manager

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6559

Institute for Social Renewal

Jenny Hasenfuss
Institute Administrator

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6850

Fiona Parker
Clerical Assistant

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 6942

Alex Robson
Institute Administrator

Email:
Telephone: 0191 2086850

Professor Mark Shucksmith OBE
Director, Newcastle University Institute for Social Renewal

Email:
Telephone: 0191 208 6942

Professor Liz Todd
Prof of Educational Inclusion

Email:

Humanities Research Institute

Clare Graham
Research & Impact Support Officer, HaSS Faculty

Email:
Telephone: +44 191 208 5807

Professor Matthew Grenby
Professor of 18th-Century Studies

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6182

Equality and Diversity

Professor Kate Chedgzoy
Professor of Renaissance Literature

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7755