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

Dr Rupert Bainbridge
Post-doctoral Research Associate

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Dr Matt Benwell
Senior 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

David Bradley
Principal Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7546

Dr Stephen Brough
Post-Doctoral Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 4729

Dr Louise Callard
Lecturer in Physical Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3806

Dr Rachel Carr
Senior 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

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8014

Dr Alison Copeland
Lecturer in Human Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 3088

Dr Alice Cree
Research Fellow

Dr Niall Cunningham
Lecturer in Human Geography

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Telephone: 0191 208 6358

Dr Nick Cutler
Lecturer in Physical Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 2084727

Dr Stuart Dawley
Reader 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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Dr Soudeh Ghaffari
Lecturing 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
Reader 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 University Dean of Social Justice

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Telephone: (0191) 208 3924

Dr Borbala Hortobagyi
Research Associate in Physical Geography

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Dr Vikki Houlden
Research Associate

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Professor Alexandra Hughes
Professor of Economic Geography

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Professor Al James
Professor of Economic Geography, Director of Research Geography

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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 in Human Geography

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Dr Caleb Johnston
Senior Lecturer in Human Geographies

Dr 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 Kean Fan Lim
Lecturer in Economic Geography

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Telephone: 0191 208 8037

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; Director of CURDS

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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

Olivia Mason
Teaching Fellow (Political Geography)

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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
Visiting Researcher

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Professor Anoop Nayak
Professor of Social & Cultural Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6347

Dr Emma Ormerod
Research Fellow

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Professor Rachel Pain
Professor of Human Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 3557

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
Sir Henry Daysh Chair of Reg Dev Studies

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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 Tom Robinson
Lecturer in Physical Geography

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Telephone: +44 191 208 5450

Dr Neil Ross
Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 5111

Dr Nick Rush-Cooper
Teaching Fellow

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

Maddy Thompson
Teaching Fellow (Development Geography)

Dr Maarten van Hardenbroek van Ammerstol
Lecturer in Physical Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 3567

Dr Marianne Wilde
Visiting Researcher

Dr Alison Williams
Senior Lecturer in Political Geography

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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