The School of Geography, Politics and Sociology

Staff

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Dr Rosario Aguilar
Lectureship in Comparative Politics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 2085288

Safaa Al Zerouni
Physical Geography Technician

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 0262

Melissa Anderson
Clerical Officer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6359

Catherine Armstrong
UG Clerical Officer (Politics)

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7531

Dr Jen Bagelman
Lecturer in Human Geography

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Dr Rupert Bainbridge
Post-doctoral Research Associate

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Dr Michael Barr
Senior Lecturer in International Politics

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Telephone: Tel: +44 (0)191 208 7527

Rachel Barr
UG Clerical Officer (Sociology)

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Telephone: 0191 2085421

Professor Hartmut Behr
Professor of International Politics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5705

Professor Derek Bell
Professor of Environmental Political Theory

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7465

Dr Matt Benwell
Senior Lecturer in Human Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3935

Leeann Bewick
School Finance Officer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3253

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7548

Dr Matej Blazek
Lecturer in Human Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 1912 087059

Dr Mwenza Blell
Rutherford Fellow & NUAcT Fellow

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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

Kate Brown
Clerical Officer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5980

Dr Diana Burlacu
Lecturer in Comparative Politics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7465

Dr Louise Callard
Lecturer in Physical Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3806

Professor Elaine Campbell
Professor of Criminology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5030

Dr Rachel Carr
Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6436

Dr Mark Casey
Lecturer in Sociology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7921

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Dr Tom Caygill
Lecturer in Politics

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Telephone: 01912080219

Professor Anthony Champion
Senior Research Investigator

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6437

Dr Alistair Clark
Reader in Politics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7922

Dr Emma Clavering
Teaching Fellow

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7870

Dr Jacqui Close
Teaching Fellow

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Telephone: 0191 20887876

Dr Emily Clough
Lecturer in Politics and Research Methods

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6737

Ana Contessa
Physical Geography Technician

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 6431

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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

Ben Coulson
Teaching Fellow

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

Philip Daniels
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7682

Dr Matt Davies
Senior Lecturer in International Political Economy

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7477

Dr Stuart Dawley
Reader in Economic Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7735

Jenny Dawley
Postgraduate Research Secretary

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5200

Professor Cathrine Degnen
Professor of Social and Cultural Anthropology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8467

Sarah Devenport
School Operations Coordinator

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 5640

Dr Jan Dobbernack
Lecturer in Political Sociology

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Dr Richard Dodgson
Lecturer in International Politics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7528

Dr Mwenza Blell
Rutherford Fellow & NUAcT Fellow

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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 Stephen Elstub
Senior Lecturer in British Politics

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 3926

Dr Bunmi Eniola
Physical Geography Facilities Manager

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6431

Dr Valentina Feklyunina
Senior Lecturer in Politics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5290

Dr Robin Finlay
Research Associate

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Dr Lorenza Fontana
Lecturer in International Politics

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Professor Rachel Franklin
Professor of Geographical Analysis

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Telephone: 0191 208 8004

Helene Gadsden
Clerical officer

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Telephone: 0191 208 2992

Dr Dariusz Gafijczuk
Lecturer in Sociology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5610

Dr Anselma Gallinat
Reader in Social Anthropology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8483

Dr Lisa Garforth
Senior Lecturer in Sociology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7487

Iain Garrett
GCRF Living deltas Hub Research Comm Mgr

Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 6443

Dr Soudeh Ghaffari
Leverhulme Early Career Fellow

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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 Ruth Graham
Dean of UG Studies; Senior Lecturer in Sociology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6987

Professor Tim Gray
Senior Research Investigator

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7528

Dr Kyle Grayson
Professor in Security, Politics, and Culture

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5836

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 Bethan Harries
Lecturer in Sociology

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Telephone: 0191 208 3257

Professor Robert Hassink
Visiting Professor

Lona Hawdon
School Estates and Staff wellbeing coord

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3927

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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Dr Tessa Holland
Research Associate

Professor Robert Hollands
Professor of Sociology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7501

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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Mary Hull
Teaching Assistant

Professor Robin Humphrey
Director of Postgraduate Research Training Programme

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6763

Meera Inglis
Teaching Fellow

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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

Hailey James
Research Support Officer

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 7691

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

Ian Jones
PGD 2017-18

Professor Peter Jones
Emeritus Professor of Political Philosophy

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7528

Professor Steve Juggins
Professor of Quantitative Paleoecology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8799

Liam Keenan
Teaching Fellow (Economic Geography)

Nicola Kelly
School Manager

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6477

Pen Kelly
School Finance Officer

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Telephone: +44 0191 208 7423

Louise Kempton
Research Associate in CURDS

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7577

Daniel Key
School Research Officer

Dr Xander Kirke
Teaching Fellow - Politics

Dr Mark Langan
Senior Lecturer in International Politics

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 7733

Dr Andy Large
Professor 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

Professor Jackie Leach Scully
Executive Director, PEALS

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7502

Alison Liddle
Research Secretary

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6977

Dr Mabel Lie
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7459

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 Graham Long
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7566

Dr Maarja Luhiste
Senior Lecturer in Politics of Gender

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7506

Mavis Machirori
Research Assistant

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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

Professor William Maloney
Professor of Politics and Head of School

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5289

Dr Kathryn Manzo
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6454

Professor David Marlow
Visiting Professor of Practice

Tom Martin
Research Centres Manager

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8534

Dr Olivia Mason
Lecturer (Political Geography)

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Dr Jocelyn Mawdsley
Senior Lecturer in European Politics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7478

Dr Ruth McAreavey
Reader in Sociology

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Telephone: 0191 208 7494

Karyn McCloud
Clerical Officer (Postgraduate Taught)

Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7200

Dr Pauline McCormack
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3261

Dr Una McGahern
Senior Lecturer in Politics

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 3644

Lynda McGill
Clerical Officer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7454

Heather McGrath
School Research Administrator

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 3919

Kirsty McGregor
School Office Receptionist

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 3923

Professor Janice McLaughlin
Professor of Sociology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7511

Dr Graeme Mearns
Lecturer, Media and Cultural Studies

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 4367

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 Joel Minion
Senior Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 191 208 3486

Chris Mullin
Teacher

Stephanie Mulrine
Associate Researcher

Shirley Mulvenna
Research Officer (Pre Award)

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6340

Dr Judy Murray
Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208-3499

Professor Madeleine Murtagh
Professor of Sociology and Bioethics, PEALS Director

Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3656

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 Peter O'Brien
Senior Research Associate

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Telephone: 0191 208 3255

Dr Ian O'Flynn
Senior Lecturer in Political Theory

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 2087507

Dr Emma Ormerod
Lectureship in Economic Geography

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Professor Rachel Pain
Professor of Human Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 3557

Dr Silvia Pasquetti
Lecturer in Sociology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5817

Nicola Paxton
Deputy School Manager

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3920

Professor Geoff Payne
Associate Researcher

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 Peter Phillimore
Visiting Professor of Social Anthropology

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Dr Simon Philpott
Reader in Postcolonial Politics and Popular Culture

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7473

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 Sebastian Popa
Lecturer in Comparative Politics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5973

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 Adél Pásztor
Lecturer in Sociology

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 5576

Dr Emily Rainsford
Research Associate

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Telephone: =44(0) 1912088824

Nicola Ralph
Clerical Officer

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 7454

Nicola Ralph
Clerical Officer

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 7454

Dr Nick Randall
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6997

Dr Gethin Rees
Lecturer in Sociology

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 7497

Dr Jemima Repo
Senior Lecturer in the Politics of Gender

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8603

Dr Judy Richards
Lecturer in Sociology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6358

Dr Michael Richardson
Lecturer in Human Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 7740

Professor Diane Richardson
Professor of Sociology & Social Policy

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7643

Ranald Richardson
Visiting Fellow

Dr James Riding
NU Academic Track Fellow (NUAcT)

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Dr Katharine Rietig
Lecturer in International Politics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7742

Dr Stephanie Roberts
Research Associate

Dr Caitlin Robinson
Research Associate

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

Dr Laura Routley
Senior Lecturer in African and Postcolonial Politics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7743

Neil Russell
Teaching Fellow - Politics

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Professor Andrew Russell
Professor of Physical Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6951

Jazmin Scarlett
Teaching Fellow: Physical Geography

Dr Matthew Scott
Research Associate

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Emily Sear
Physical Geography Research Technician

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Dr Stephen Seely
NU Academic Track Fellow (NUAcT)

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5575

Dr Peter Selman
Visiting Fellow, School of Geography, Politics & Sociology.

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 284 3488

Professor Tracy Shildrick
Professor of Inequalities

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Telephone: 0191 2085817

Dr Angeliki Sifaki
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7538

Dr Orly Siow
Lecturer in the Politics of Gender

Dr Orly Siow
Lecturer in the Politics of Gender

Dr Dimitris Skleparis
Lecturer in the Politics of Security

Email:
Telephone: 01912085263

Dr Peter Steggals
Research Excellence Academy Fellow

Professor Alison Stenning
Professor of Social & Economic Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8017

Dr Ian Stevens
Teaching Fellow in Physical Geography

Dr Jo Swaffield
Research Excellence Academy Fellow

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Telephone: 0191 208 3690

Dr Simon Tate
School Director of Excellence in Learning and Teaching (DELT)

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Telephone: 0191 208 3495

Dr Kenneth Taylor
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3258

Holly Thacker
Student Conversions Coordinator

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3921

Dr Sarina Theys
Research Associate (Climate Change Gov.)

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Maddy Thompson
Teaching Fellow (Development Geography)

Jane Tilbrook
PA to Professor William Maloney and Mrs Nicola Kelly

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3404

Dr Paul Vallance
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4480

Dr Maarten van Hardenbroek van Ammerstol
Lecturer in Physical Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 3567

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7538

Dr Audrey Verma
Leverhulme Early Career Fellow

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Dr David Walker
Politics Senior Tutor

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8822

Dr Andrew Walton
Lecturer in Political Philosophy

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5554

Dr Richard Walton
Research Associate

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Telephone: 01912086185

Dr Xuefeng Wang
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 7728

Dr Grit Wesser
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3922

Dr Matthias Wienroth
RIF Senior Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3259

Dr Marianne Wilde
Visiting Researcher

Dr Alison Williams
Senior Lecturer in Political Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8489

Dr Sarah Winkler-Reid
Lecturer in Social Anthropology

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 8697

Dr Astrid Wood
Lecturer in Economic Geography

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Libby Wood
GCRF Living Deltas Hub Project Manager

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3362

Dr Simon Woods
Reader in Bioethics. PEALS Executive Director

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3254

Professor Rachel Woodward
Professor of Human Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6434

Dr Katharine A. M. Wright
Senior Lecturer in International Politics

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Telephone: (+44) 191 208 0283

Professor Anthony Zito
Professor of European Public Policy

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7554