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

Dr Jen Bagelman
Lecturer in Human Geography

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Amanda Bailey
Director, North East Child Poverty Commission

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Telephone: 07725 039614

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

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
Senior Lecturer in Human Geography & Senior Tutor

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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

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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Professor Anthony Champion
Emeritus Professor of Population Geography

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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

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Telephone: 0191 20887876

Dr Emily Clough
Senior Lecturer in Politics

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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

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 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 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
Reader 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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Tamara Gilbert
GCRF Project Coordinator

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 Taught Programmes for HaSS Faculty; 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 0115

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

Emerita Professor Erica Haimes
Emeritus Professor of Sociology, PEALS Research Centre

Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3252 (messages)

Dr Bethan Harries
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: 0191 208 3257

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 Vikki Houlden
Research Associate

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Professor Alexandra Hughes
Professor of Economic Geography

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Mary Hull
Teaching Assistant

Dr Meera Inglis
Lecturer in political theory

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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

Professor Helen Jarvis
Professor of Social Geography Engagement

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6959

Jayne Carrick
Postgraduate Research Student

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Dr Neil Jenkings
Senior Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 3806

Dr Johannes Kniess
Lecturer in Political Philosophy

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 Peter Jones
Emeritus Professor of Political Philosophy

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7528

Dr Sorana-Cristina Jude
British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 5521

Professor Steve Juggins
Professor of Quantitative Paleoecology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8799

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
Senior Research Associate, CURDS & Associate Dean (Research and Innovation), HaSS Faculty

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 7577

Daniel Key
School Research Officer

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 Shaw
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3918

Alison Liddle
Research Secretary

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6977

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 Graham Long
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7566

Dr Jessa Loomis
Lecturer in Economic Geography

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Dr Maarja Luhiste
Senior Lecturer in Politics of Gender

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7506

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

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 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

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 Anoop Nayak
Professor of Social & Cultural Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6347

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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Dr Raksha Pande
Senior Lecturer

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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

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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Dr Simon Philpott
Acting Deputy Head of School (Politics), 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
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5973

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 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

Dr Mori Ram
Lecturer in Politics of the Global South

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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 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

Dr James Riding
NU Academic Track Fellow (NUAcT)

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Dr Katharine Rietig
Senior Lecturer in International Politics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7742

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

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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Dr Stephen Seely
NU Academic Track Fellow (NUAcT)

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5575

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 Dimitris Skleparis
Lecturer in the Politics of Security

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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 Jo Swaffield
Research Excellence Academy Fellow

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Telephone: 0191 208 3690

Professor Simon Tate
Professor of Higher Education

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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

Jane Tilbrook
PA to Professor William Maloney and Mrs Nicola Kelly

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3404

Dr Lewis Turner
Lecturer in International Politics

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Dr Maarten van Hardenbroek van Ammerstol
Lecturer in Physical Geography

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 3567

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
Senior 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 Grit Wesser
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3922

Dr Marianne Wilde
Visiting Researcher

Dr Alison Williams
Reader 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

Professor Simon Woods
Professor of 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