College of Arts and Law: Key School Contacts

The College of Arts and Law is made up of five Schools.

Birmingham Law School

English, Drama and American & Creative Studies

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Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music

Heads of Departments:

Full staff lists:

 


Philosophy, Theology and Religion

Heads of Departments

Full staff lists:

College Graduate School

 

Academic Administrative roles in the Schools

English, Drama & American and Canadian Studies

  • Head of Education - Dr Dan Moore
  • Head of Quality Assurance and Enhancement- Dr Amanda Patten
  • Heads of Research - Professor Dagmar Divjak and Professor Tiffany Stern
  • PGR Lead - Dr John Fagg
  • PGT Lead - Dr Erin Sullivan 
  • Impact Lead - Dr Ruth Gilligan
  • Research Lead (English Literature): Dr Rebecca Roach and Dr Jarad Zimbler
  • Research Lead (Drama & Theatre Arts): Dr Caroline Radcliffe
  • Research Lead (English Language & Linguistics): Professor Jack Grieve
  • PGTA Co-ordinator - Dr Philippa Semper
  • Assessment and Progress Lead - Dr Philippa Semper
  • Appeals and Reasonable Diligence Officer - Bob Holland
  • Senior Tutor - Dr Emily Wingfield
  • Senior Admissions and Recruitment Lead - Dr Dan Moore
  • Extenuating Circumstances Officer- Dr Matt Hayler
  • Deputy Extenuating Circumstances Officer - Dr Ruth Page
  • Staff-Student Liaison Contact- Dr Toria Johnson
  • Academic Integrity Lead - Dr Oliver Herford
  • Employability and Enterprise Lead - Dr Ruth Page 
  • Global Engagement Lead - Dr Nick Groom
  • Programmes and Modules (School Academic Administration and Quality Manager) - Dr Ian Evans
  • International Exchange Tutor - Dr Matteo Fuoli
  • Athena Swan Lead - Dr Rachel Sykes
  • Equality and Diversity Lead - Dr Asha Rogers
  • School Outreach and Engagement Lead - Dr Jessica Fay
  • International Student Authorised Absence Tutor - Dr Sheldon Brammall

History and Cultures

  • Head of Quality Assurance and Enhancement - Dr Simone Laqua O'Donnell
  • Head of Education - Dr Matthew Francis
  • Director of Research - Dr Henriette van der Blom
  • Head of PGR Studies - Dr Simon Yarrow
  • Head of Taught Postgraduate Studies - Dr Jonathan Willis
  • Learning Resources Representative- Dr Archie Dunn
  • School Senior Admissions Tutor - Dr Dan Reynolds
  • Admissions Lead- 
  • CAHA - Dr Dan Reynolds and Professor Henry Chapman.
  • DASA - Dr Daniel Mulugeta 
  • History - Dr David Gange
  • International Heritage Management - Professor Henry Chapman
  • World Heritage Studies - Dr Helle Jorgensen
  • Assessment and Programme Lead Dr Julian Greaves
  • School Plagairism/Academic Integrity Officer - Professor Henry Chapman
  • Employability Co-ordinator - Dr Christopher Markiewicz
  • School Student Mobility - Dr Armin Grunbacher

Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music

  • Head of Education - Dr Andrew Watts (Nicholas Hunter - Acting Head of Education for Semester One)
  • Deputy Head of Education - Nicholas Hunter
  • Head of Quality Assurance and Enhancement- Nicholas Hunter
  • Head of Research - Dr Monica Jato
  • Deputy Head of Research (Impact) - Dr Sophie Hatchwell and Professor Andrew Kirkman
  • Head of Postgraduate Studies - Dr Charlotte Ross
  • PGT Lead - Dr Jutta Vincent 
  • Senior Admissions Officer - Dr Craig Blunt
  • Assessment and Progress Lead - Dr Claire Jones
  • Academic Integrity Officer - Professor Matthew Riley
  • Head of Internationalisation Dr Berny Sebe
  • Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion - Dr Amy Brosius  
  • School Senior Tutor - Dr Kate Nichols
  • School Deputy Senior Tutor - Dr Paul Rodmell
  • School Appeals Officer - Dr Paul Rodmell
  • Study Abroad Chair - Dr Ruth Whittle (Semester One) and Dr John Goodyear (Semester Two)
  • Extenuating Circumstances Panel Chair - Dr Ben Earle
  • Word, Music, Image (Chair) - Professor Scott Wilson

Birmingham Law School

  • Deputy Head of Education (Support) - Dr Maureen Mapp
  • LLB Deputy Head of Education (LLB) - Dr Kieren McGuffin
  • Specialised UG Programmes Deputy Head of Education (Specialised UG) - Dr Sam Schnobel
  • PGT Deputy Head of Education (PGT): Dr Lydia Morgan
  • Head of Quality Assurance and Enhancement- Dr Rehana Parveen
  • Quality and Development Student Communications and Special Projects Lead -Dr Javier Eskauriatza
  • VL/PGTA Co-ordinator - Dr Katharina Moser
  • Deputy Head of Research - Dr Alan Greene    
  • Research Funding Lead - Professor Richard Young
  • Research Impact Lead - Dr Sophie Boyrun
  • Quality and Development Peer Review Panel - Dr Atina Krajewska, Professor Lorraine Talbot, Professor Sean Coyle
  • REF Reader - Professor Shahab Shahabuddin, Professor Karen Yeung, Professor Karen McAuliffe, Professor Rosie Harding, Dr Catherine Mitchell
  • PGR Lead - Dr Bosko Tripkovic 
  • Deputy PGR Lead (PGR Environment) - Dr Andreas Kokkinis
  • Deputy PGR Lead (Admissions Tutor and Funding) - Dr John Child 
  • Senior Tutor - Dr Maureen Mapp
  • Senior Admissions Tutor - Dr Gavin Byrne
  • UG Admissions Tutor - Dr John Tingle and Dr Mohd Hwaidi
  • PGT Admissions Tutor - Dr Henok Asmelash
  • Dubai Admissions Tutor - Dr Shamini Ragava
  • German Programmes Liaison - Dr Sandra Inglekofer 
  • French Programmes Liaison - Dr Sophie Boyron
  • Programme Lead (Energy and Environmental Law Distance LLM) - Dr Walters Nsoh
  • Library and Learning Resources Representative and BLS Open Access Champion - Dr Mairela de Amstalden
  • Assessment and Progress Lead - Dr Adrian Hunt
  • Academic Support and Programme Lead - Dr Charlotte Bendall
  • Academic Integrity Officer - Dr John Tingle
  • School Extenuating Circumstances Panel Chair - Dr Chen Zhu 
  • Extenuating Circumstances Panel Member - Dr Jenny Papettas, Dr Claire McIvor, Dr Chukwuma Okoli
  • Appeals Officer - Dr Synda Obaji, John Tingle, Dr Emma Marchant
  • Student Compliants Lead - Dr Catherine Mitchell
  • Chair of LLM Portfolio Review - Dr Marianne Wade
  • LLM Portfolio Review Panel member - Dr Lydia Morgan, Dr Andreas Kokkinis, Dr Jenny Pappetas, Dr Ben Warwick
  • CAL Misconduct Committee Representative - Dr John Tingle
  • Student Support and Development - Dr Maureen Mapp
  • International Student Tutor - Dr Rilka Dragneva-Lewers (S1), Dr Georgia Antonopoulou (S2)
  • Reasonable Diligence Officer - DrAlexander Orakhelashvili, Dr Emma Marchant
  • Cross-Cutting Head of Global Engagement -  Dr Paul McConnell
  • Equality and Diversity Officer - Dr Steven Cammiss
  • Widening Participation Lead [also P2B Coordinator, Stephen Lawrence Scholarship Lead and Benussi Bursary Lead] - Dr Lovleen Bhullar
  • Vice President and Chair of Committee (Holdsworth Club) - Dr John Tingle
  • School Communications - Dr Tara Quinlan
  • Inter-Sessional Lead [also Welcome Week Coordinator] -  Dr Theresa Lynch
  • Research Committee - Scholarship Liaison - Dr Rehana Parveen
  • School Ethics Lead - Dr Damian Gonzalez-Salzberg
  • BLS Blog Editors - Dr Alexander Orakhelashvili, Dr Alan Greene
  • REF2021 Review Panel – member - Professor Nelson Enonchong, Dr Alan Greene, Dr Steven Cammiss, Dr Rehana Parveen, Professor Jean McHale, Professor Richard Young
  • Chair of Staff Voice Forum - Dr Theresa Lynch
  • Academic Development Head of Academic Development - Professor Sean Coyle
  • Deputy Head of Academic Development (Education) - Emma Flint
  • Deputy Head of Academic Development (Research) - Professor Lorraine Talbot
  • Head of CEPLER - Linden Thomas
  • Deputy Head of CEPLER (Research Facilitation) - Dr Damien Gonzalez Salzberg
  • Deputy Head of CEPLER (Employability) - Paul McConnell
  • Employability Team Member (Solicitor Lead) - Paul McConnell
  • Employability Team Member (Employer engagement and CEPLER placements) - Nia Stead
  • Employability Team Member (Careers in NGOs and the Third Sector) - Dr Tara Quinlan
  • Employability Team Member (Careers as an Academic) - Dr Tara Quinlan
  • Employability Team Member (Careers at the Bar) - Theresa Lynch
  • Employability Team Member (Legal Careers in other Jurdistictions) - Dr Samantha Schnobel
  • Law in the City and Diversity Initiatives - Emma Flint
  • Deputy Head of CEPLER (Pro Bono) - Amy Tabri
  • Pro Bono Team Member (Supervising solicitor for pro bono legal advice and assistance inc PGT Provision) - Amy Tabari
  • Pro Bono Team Member (Supervising solicitor for pro bono legal advice and assistance) - Linden Thomas
  • Pro Bono Team Member (Legal information, training and policy projects) - Dr Amber Dar
  • Deputy Head of CEPLER (Extra Curricular Advocacy) - Theresa Lynch
  • Advocacy Team Member (Skills Training) - Theresa Lynch
  • Advocacy Team Member (Internal Mooting competitions) - Chukwuma Okoli
  • Advocacy Team Member (External Mooting competitions) - Theresa Lynch and Marcelo Carvalho Loureiro
  • Advocacy Team Member (Amicus Briefs) - Dr Damien Gonzalez Salzberg
  • Advocacy Team Member (International Mooting competitions) - Dr Damien Gonzalez Salzberg
  • Advocacy Team Member (Negotiations - internal and external training) - Dr Mariela de Amstalden
  • Advocacy Team Member (Debating - training and internal competitions) - Dr Mariela de Amstalden
  • Advocacy Team Member (Client Interviewing - training and internal & external competitions) - Szilard Gaspar-Szilagyi
  • CEPLER Lead (Dubai) - Dr Shamini Ragavan

Philosophy, Theology and Religion

  • Head of Research: Dr Nikk Effingham (Philosophy) and Dr Katherine Brown (Theology)
  • Head of Education: Dr Wouter Peeters
  • Deputy Head of Education (QAE) - Dr Isabel Wollaston
  • Deputy Head of Education (Student Experience) - Dr Merten Reglitz (Philosophy) and Dr Jagbir Jhutti-Johal (Theology)
  • Head of Internationalisation: Professor Nicholas Adams
  • Head of UG Programmes - Dr Darragh Byrne (Philosopyhy) and Dr Karen Wenell (Theology)
  • BA Theology and Religion Programme Lead - Professor David Cheetham (semester one) and Dr Ali-Reza Bjojani (semester two)
  • UG BA PRP Lead - Dr Amy Daughton
  • UG BA PRE Lead - Dr Karen Wenell (semester one) and Dr Katherine Brown (semester two)
  • UG Programme Lead (BA JH) - Dr Isabel Wollaston
  • Head of Postgraduate Research: TBC 
  • Head of Postgraduate Studies - Dr Yafa Shanneik
  • Departmental PGR Senior Tutor - Dr Henry Taylor
  • Head of Postgraduate Taught Studies: Dr Herjeet Marway (Philosophy) and Professor Wolfgang Vondey (Theology)
  • PGT Programmes (Islamic Studies) Lead - Dr Ali-Reza Bhojani
  • PGT Programmes (Theology and Religion) Lead - Professor Wolfgang Vondey
  • PGT Programmes (Religion, Politics and Society) Lead - Dr Andrew Davies
  • PGT Programmes (Holocaust) Lead - Dr Isabel Wollaston
  • PGT Programmes (MPA) Lead - Dr Andrew Davies and Dr Maryyum Mehmood
  • Gender and Inclusivity Officer: Dr Jeremy Williams
  • Deputy Head of Research (M4C) - Dr Martin Pickup
  • Deputy Head of Research (Impact) - Dr Merten Reglitz
  • Distance Learning Lead - Dr Darragh Byrne
  • Digital Education Lead - Dr Jagbir Jhutti-Johal
  • PGTA Co-ordinator - Dr Henry Taylor (Philosophy) and Dr Ali-Reza Bhojani (Theology & Religion)
  • Library Officer -Dr Maja Spener (Autumn) & Dr Jussi Suikkanen (Spring) 
  •  UG Admissions Officer - Dr Iain Law (Philosophy) and Dr Jeremy Kidwell (Theology)
  • PGT Admissions Officer - Dr Herjeet Marway (Philosophy) and Professor Wolfgang Vondey (Theology).
  • PGR Admissions Officer - Dr Alex Silk (Autumn) & Dr Jussi Suikkanen (Spring) (Philosophy) and Professor Wolfgang Vondey (Theology)
  • PGR DPT Director - Dr Amy Daughton
  • PGR Biblical Studies Seminar Lead - Professor Candida Moss
  • PGR Islamic Studies Seminar Lead - Dr Ali-Reza Bhojani
  • PGR Theology and Study of Religion Seminar Lead - Dr Rachael Shillitoe
  • School Academic Integrity Officer - Dr Luke Brunning (Philosophy) 
  • Assessment and Progress Lead - Dr Nikk Effingham and Dr Daniela Augustine (Theology)
  • Extenuating Circumstances Panel Chair - Dr Darragh Byrne 
  • Extenuating Circumstances Panel Member -Dr Iain Law & Professor Scott Sturgeon 
  • Appeals Officer -  Dr Darragh Byrne 
  • International/Year Abroad Officer - Professor Scott Sturgeon (Autumn) and Dr Joaquim Giannotti (Spring) (Philosophy) and Dr Ali-Reza Bhojani (Theology)
  • M4C Applications - TBC
  • RIP co-ordinator - Dr Francesco Antilici
  • Philosophy Society - Professor Scott Sturgeon (Autumn) & Dr Jeremy Williams (Spring)
  • Maths and Philosophy Officer - Dr Joaquim Giannotti
  • PRE and PRP Lead - Dr Joaquim Giannotti
  • Academic Support Co-ordinator - Dr Francesco Antilici 
  • Internal REF Panel - TBC
  • Co-director of Hick Centre and Woodbroke Liaison - Professor Yujin Nagasawa
  • CAL Misconduct Panel Members - Dr Nikk Effingham and Dr Iain Law (Philosophy), Dr Isobel Wollaston (Theology)
  • Senate Review panel members - Dr Nikk Effingham and Dr Iain Law
  • University Academic Appeals panels - Dr Jussi Suikkanen
  • HASS Ethical Review Committee Member - Dr Jussi Suikkanen, Dr Amy Daughton and Dr Jeremy Kidwell
  • Extenuating Circumstances Panel Member for Law - Dr Nikk Effingham
  • CAL Sustainability Committee - Professor Alastair Wilson
  • CAL Widening Participation Lead - Dr Ema Sullivan-Bissett
  • ECARS Committee (CAL/COSS) - Dr Herjeet Marway
  • Research Progress & Awards Sub-Panel - Professor Yujin Nagasawa & Professor Lisa Bortolotti
  • Director of Ethics Research Grants Group - Professor Yujin Nagasawa
  • Nuffield Council of Bioethics - Professor Heather Widdows
  • REF - Professor Heather Widdows and Dr Salvatore Florio
  • School's Liason - Dr Karen Wenell
  • Oscott Collaborative Officer - Professor Hugh Houghton
  • Anglican Chaplaincy Trust - Professor Hugh Houghton
  • Head of Internationalisation - Professor Nicholas Adams
  • PGR DPT/Pratical Theology Lead - Dr Amy Daughton
  • PGR Biblical Studies Seminar Lead - Professor Candida Moss
  • PGR Islamic Studies Seminar Lead - Dr Katherine Brown
  • PGR Theology and Study of Religion Seminar Lead - Dr Rachael Shillitie and Professor David Cheetham
  • PGR Exams Officer - Professor Wolfgang Vondey
  • A2B Lead - Dr Karen Wenell
  • Beacon Officer - Dr Isabel Wollaston
  • University Chair of Academic Panels - Dr Isabel Wollaston
  • University Misconduct Panel Member - Dr Isabel Wollaston
  • Progress and Awards Boarc - Dr Isabel Wollaston

 

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