Department of Political Science


Professional Services

The Professional Services team lead on matters related to admissions and student recruitment, undergraduate and postgraduate programme administration, human resources, finance and procurement, communications, events, and office support for the Department.

Our Professional Services team can be contacted on the below: 
Reception and general enquires: spp@ucl.ac.uk 
Admissions and student recruitment enquires: polsci.admissions@ucl.ac.uk
Undergraduate student enquires: polsci.ug@ucl.ac.uk
Postgraduate student enquires: polsci.pg@ucl.ac.uk
Research adminstration: polsci.research@ucl.ac.uk
Finance enquires: polsci.finance@ucl.ac.uk
Staffing and recruitment enquires: polsci.staffing@ucl.ac.uk

Monica Burgess

Monica Burgess - Departmental Research Manager

Monica is responsible for managing all things research for the department of Political Science. She provides research proposal support (pre-award) and financial management and planning for research awards held in the department (post-award). She is the secretary for the Departmental Research committee and also advises on matters of open access policies. Read more

Room: 1.01, 31 Tavistock Sq
Tel: 020 3108 9289
Emailmonica.burgess@ucl.ac.uk or polsci.research@ucl.ac.uk

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Edd Rowe - Constitution Unit Office Manager

Edd is responsible for the administration of the Constitution Unit. She provides support in a range of areas including events management, communications, website maintenance, HR and finance and provides PA support to the director of the Constitution Unit.  She also supports the department in human resources and in developing research budgets.

Room: 2.01, 31 Tavistock Sq.
Tel: 020 7679 4977
Emailr.cronkshaw@ucl.ac.uk or constitution@ucl.ac.uk

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Edel Ryall - Teaching & Learning Coordinator

Edel is Teaching & Learning Co-ordinator for the Department of Political Science and provides comprehensive support on the Department’s teaching programmes, with a focus on undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and overall best practice

Room: 1.04, 29/30 Tavistock Sq.
Email: e.ryall@ucl.ac.uk

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Pascale Sweeny - Reception Administrator

Pascale is the first point of contact for the department and is responsible for managing the reception, facilities in 29-31 Tavistock Square and 36-38 Gordon Sq and support to Departmental events. Pascale also provides administrative support for student matters.  

Room: Reception, 29/30 Tavistock Sq.
Tel: 020 7679 4999
Email: SPP@ucl.ac.uk

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Deputy Departmental Manager

The Deputy to the Departmental Manager (DM) has oversight of the operational aspects of the Department’s business. Her role is to manage departmental finances and budget, research grant administration and budget development. 

Room: 1.01, 31 Tavistock Sq
Tel: 020 7679 1545 


Ben Webb - Departmental Manager

Ben is responsible for managing the provision and efficient delivery of professional services within the Department with particular focus on the strategic planning of teaching, staffing, financial management and the delivery of estates and space projects.  Ben is also the Departmental Safety Officer.

Room: 1.06, 29/30 Tavistock Sq
Tel: 020 7679 4966