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 Jen Bagelman
Lecturer in Human Geography

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Dr Rupert Bainbridge
Post-doctoral Research Associate

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Chloe Barker
Research Associate (Public Engagement)

Telephone: +44(0)191 2084726

Dr Matt Benwell
Senior Lecturer in Human Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3935

Dr Matej Blazek
Senior Lecturer in Human Geography & Senior Tutor

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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 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
Emeritus Professor of Population Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6437

Ana Contessa
Acting Physical Geography Facilities Manager

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 0250

Emeritus Professor Mike Coombes
Senior Research Investigator

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 0102

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 Quantative 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
Reader 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
Leverhulme Early Career Fellow

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Emeritus Professor John Goddard OBE
Professor of Regional Development Studies

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7732

Dr Mark Griffiths
NU Academic Track Fellow (NUAcT)

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Telephone: +44191 20 84729

Dr Christopher Hackney
NU Academic Track Fellow (NUAcT)

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Telephone: 0191 2087920

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

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Telephone: (0191) 208 3924

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

Professor Helen Jarvis
Professor of Social Geography Engagement

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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 Caleb Johnston
Senior Lecturer in Human Geographies

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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
Professor in River Science

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6342

Dr Robert Shaw
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3918

Dr Kean Fan Lim
Senior Lecturer in Economic Geography

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Telephone: 0191 208 8037

Dr Wen Lin
Senior Lecturer in Human Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 6432

Dr Jessa Loomis
Lecturer in Economic Geography

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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

Dr Olivia Mason
ESRC Postdoctoral Fellow

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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

Michael Mulvihill
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44(0) 191 2984726

Professor Anoop Nayak
Professor of Social & Cultural Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6347

Dr Emma Ormerod
Lectureship in Economic Geography

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Professor Rachel Pain
Professor of Human Geography

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Dr Raksha Pande
Senior Lecturer

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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

Dr Harry Pettit
Research Associate

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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
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 6361

Dr Jonathan Pugh
Reader in Island Studies

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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 James Riding
NU Academic Track Fellow (NUAcT)

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Dr Tom Robinson
Lecturer in Physical Geography

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Telephone: +44 191 208 7731

Dr Neil Ross
Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 5111

Professor Andrew Russell
Professor of Physical Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6951

Emily Sear
Physical Geography Research Technician

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Professor Alison Stenning
Professor of Social & Economic Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8017

Professor Simon Tate
Professor of Higher Education

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Telephone: 0191 208 3495

Dr Maarten van Hardenbroek van Ammerstol
Lecturer in Physical Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 3567

Dr Richard Walton
Research Associate

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Telephone: 01912086185

Dr Marianne Wilde
Visiting Researcher

Dr Alison Williams
Reader 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