UCL Faculty of Arts & Humanities


Contact Us

Find contact details for the Faculty Dean, Vice Deans, Faculty Manager and Professional Services staff, including finance, teaching and support, and marketing communications staff.

Executive Dean and Vice-Deans

Executive Dean

Professor Stella Bruzzi FBA

Email: s.bruzzi@ucl.ac.uk

EA: Dania Herrera

Executive Officer to the Dean

Dania Herrera

Email: d.herrera@ucl.ac.uk

  • Dean's Assistant and Diary Manager
  • Supporting Director of Operations and Faculty Operations Manager with Faculty projects, Finance and HR
  • Expense, invoice and one-off payment processing
Vice-Dean (Research, Innovation and Enterprise)

Professor Stephen M. Hart

Email: stephen.malcolm.hart@ucl.ac.uk


Vice-Dean (Interdisciplinarity)

Professor Thomas Stern

Email: t.stern@ucl.ac.uk

UCL Philosophy

Vice-Dean (Education)

Professor Jakob Stougaard-Nielsen

Email: j.stougaard-nielsen@ucl.ac.uk


Vice-Dean (Health)

Professor Sonu Shamdasani

Email: s.shamdasani@ucl.ac.uk


Vice-Dean (Wellbeing)

Dr Samantha J. Rayner

Email: s.rayner@ucl.ac.uk

UCL Information Studies

Vice-Dean (Equality, Diversity & Inclusion)

Dr Simona Aimar

Email: s.aimar@ucl.ac.uk

UCL Philosophy

Vice-Dean (Advancement)

Dr Geraldine Brodie

Email: g.brodie@ucl.ac.uk


Vice-Dean (External Relations)

Dr Tim Beasley-Murray

Email: t.beasley-murray@ucl.ac.uk

UCL Arts and Sciences

Vice-Dean (International)

Professor Florian Mussgnug

Email: f.mussgnug@ucl.ac.uk


Vice-Dean (Graduate Studies)

Dr Andrew Flinn

Email: a.flinn@ucl.ac.uk

UCL Information Studies


Director of Operations

Julie Smith
Email: julie.smith@ucl.ac.uk

Tel: +44 20 3549 5378 (x 65378)

  • Leads on Professional Services support in Arts & Humanities
  • Leadership and management of Faculty operations, working closely with the Dean, the School of Finance Director and the Faculty Operations Manager. 
  • Provides specific advice to departments relating to human resources and staff management, resource management, risk management and business continuity, estates strategies, planning and information technology support.

Diary: Dania Herrera

Operations Manager

Georgina Bolton

Email: g.bolton@ucl.ac.uk

Tel: +44 20 3108 7808 (x 57808)

  • Supports all Faculty operational functions including HR, Estates and Finance
  • Leads on training, development and wellbeing for administrative staff across the Faculty
Faculty Project Manager

Emily Bellshaw

Email: e.bellshaw@ucl.ac.uk

Marketing and Communications

Marketing & Communications Manager

Emma Gutteridge-Xu

Email: e.gutteridge-xu@ucl.ac.uk

Emma leads on:

  • Managing the Faculty’s internal and external communications and marketing on a strategic and operational level.
  • Managing the areas of student recruitment, internal communications, media relations and brand management, and managing the Faculty MarComms team members.
  • Providing MarComms expertise and advising on communication and marketing practices across the Faculty.
Faculty Communications and Digital Content Officer

Shirley Wang

Email: shirley.wang@ucl.ac.uk

Shirley leads on:

  • Managing the Faculty's external and internal communications to raise the profile of the Faculty and enhance visibility of key messages.
  • Managing the Faculty's social media channels (Twitter and Instagram) and the Faculty staff newsletter.
  • Managing the Faculty website and offer best practice advice for website operation.
Faculty Student Recruitment Marketing Officer

Sam Bennett

Email: sam.bennett@ucl.ac.uk

Sam leads on:

  • Leading on UK and international student recruitment for the faculty.
  • Managing student recruitment marketing materials for deployment as part of student recruitment plan.
  • Working with colleagues across the faculty to deliver high profile in-person and digital recruitment events.


Joint Faculty Research Development Manager

Luis Rego

Email: l.rego@ucl.ac.uk

Luis leads on:

  • Research development and planning
  • Research facilitation and support for grant applications
  • Project management and support for REF2021
  • Secretary to the SLASH Research Committee
Research Facilitator

Dr Henriette Bruun

Email: h.bruun@ucl.ac.uk

Faculty Research Administrator

Hannah Tipple

Email: h.tipple@ucl.ac.uk


Joint Faculty Tutor

Dr Arne Hofmann

Email: a.hofmann@ucl.ac.uk

  • Oversight of Learning and Teaching in the Joint Faculties and development and implementation of the Joint Faculty Learning and Teaching Strategy, including agenda setting and acting as formal chair of the Joint Faculty Teaching Committee
  • Representing the Joint Faculties in Learning and Teaching related UCL committees
  • Oversight of assessment as chair of the Joint Faculty Board of Examiners
  • Faculty authority in all student and student casework matters
  • Faculty-level admissions decisions and admissions monitoring
Deputy Joint Faculty Tutor

Mr Ashley Doolan

Email: a.doolan@ucl.ac.uk

  • Coordinating Faculty quality assurance and enhancement processes;
  • Advising on and reviewing proposals to create or amend programmes of study;
  • Supporting student academic representation;
  • Annual and exceptional system improvement and review projects, such as Annual Academic Review and the Academic Model Project;
  • Supporting and advising academic-related professional services staff on policy and procedure;
  • In partnership with the Faculty Tutor, representing the Faculty on numerous UCL committees and working groups, such as the Education Committee.

In addition, Ashley also deputises for the Faculty Tutor, Dr Arne Hofmann, during busy times or periods of annual leave.


SLASH covers UCL's Faculties of Arts & Humanities, Social & Historical Sciences, and Laws.

SLASH Head of Finance

Mr Ian Davis

Email: ian.davis@ucl.ac.uk

  • New/replacement staffing requests
  • Staffing forecasts
  • Student number targets
  • New initiatives
  • Fee levels
Head of HR (SLASH) 

Mr Ronnie Davidson

Email: ronnie.davidson@ucl.ac.uk

SLASH Head of IT

Mr Sanjay Karia

Email: sanjay.karia@ucl.ac.uk

Human Resources

HR Business Partner

Ms Shalrina Alcantara

Email: s.alcantara@ucl.ac.uk

Joint Faculty Office

Head of Student Casework

Ms Celia MacDougall

Email: ah-shs-faculty@ucl.ac.uk

  • First point of contact for advising current students, academic staff and departments on all matters relating to changes of student status and pastoral care issues that have been escalated to Faculty level (withdrawal and interruption of study, change of programme, attendance problems and student complaints)
  • Manages the administrative functions for students' changes in registration, pastoral care, examinations and progression
  • Liaises with Student Loans Company regarding student funding and changes in circumstances
  • Supports the Faculty Tutor
Joint Faculty Quality Assurance & Governance Officer

Ms Farhiya Hassan

Email: farhiya.hassan@ucl.ac.uk

  • Secretary to Joint Faculty learning and teaching committees
  • Supporting the Deputy Faculty Tutor with quality assurance and enhancement processes, programme and module approval and student academic representation
  • Coordinating Faculty-level procedures related to Boards of Examiners and processing results, awards and prizes
  • Administrator for the Octagon Funding Scheme and Wolfson Scholarships
Casework Officer

Olivia Braddock

Email: ah-shs-faculty@ucl.ac.uk

  • Producing centrally held data (student, recruitment and HESA) particularly in relation to Athena SWAN
Joint Faculties Education Administrator

Alice Clark

Email: ah-shs-faculty@ucl.ac.uk

Joint Faculties Education Administrator

Tamar Murdock

Email: ah-shs-faculty@ucl.ac.uk

Other colleagues

London Arts and Humanities Partnership (LAHP) Manager

Joe Collins

Email: info.lahp@london.ac.uk

ESRC Doctoral Training Centre (DTC) Manager

Ms Vanessa Riegl-Parr

Email: v.riegl-parr@ucl.ac.uk

  • Provides managerial support to deliver all aspects of the ESRC Doctoral Training Centre (DTC) award
  • First point of contact for any queries relating to the ESRC DTC (using the generic uclesrcdtc@ucl.ac.uk rather than personal UCL email)
Project Manager (Academic Development)

Laura MacKenzie

Email: l.mackenzie@ucl.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0)207 679 5178 (x 25178)

Faculty Learning Technology Lead

Abbi Shaw

Email: abigail.shaw@ucl.ac.uk