Faculty of Social & Historical Sciences


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

  • Supports individual departments with marketing and communications
  • Festival of Culture
  • Joint Faculty Graduate Open Day  
  • Strategic development of marketing for the Faculties, including recruitment videos and social media
Executive Dean

Professor Sasha Roseneil

Email: s.roseneil[@]ucl.ac.uk

EA: Amal Adam

Vice Dean (Research)

Professor Helene Burningham

Email: h.burningham@ucl.ac.uk 

UCL Geography

Vice Dean (Enterprise)

Professor Michael Stewart

Email: m.stewart[@]ucl.ac.uk

Department of Anthropology 

Vice Dean (Planning and Education)

Dr Caroline Garaway 

Email: c.garaway[at]ucl.ac.uk

UCL Anthropology  

Vice Dean (International)

Dr Ruth Mandel

Email: r.mandel[at]ucl.ac.uk

UCL Anthropology 

Vice Dean (Strategic Projects)

Dr Haidy Geismar

Email: h.geismar[at]ucl.ac.uk

UCL Anthropology 

Research Facilitator

Dr Henriette Bruun

Email: h.bruun[at]ucl.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0) 207 679 1417 (x29417) 

Joint Faculty Research Impact Manager

Dr Helen Stark

Email: h.stark[@]ucl.ac.uk


Joint Faculty Research Development Manager

Luis Rego

Email: l.rego@ucl.ac.uk 

Tel: +44 (0) 207 679 9157 (ex 09157)

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

Project Manager (Academic Development)

Laura MacKenzie

Email: l.mackenzie@ucl.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0)207 679 5178 | Internal: 25178 

Director of Operations

Mrs Katie Canada Chwieroth

Email: k.canada[at]ucl.ac.uk

Tel: +44 20 7679 1347 (x31347)

  • Leads on all staffing issues for both Faculties.
  • Leads on Estates and space projects; the management of the ESRC and AHRC Doctoral Training Centres; risk registers for both Faculties.
  • Provides strategic support to both Deans as well as working closely with the School Finance Director. 
Joint Faculty Operations Manager

Dr Serina Hayes (Maternity Cover)

Email: serina.hayes@ucl.ac.uk


  • Supports all Faculty operational functions including HR, Estates and Finance
  • Leads on training and development for administrative staff across the Joint faculties 
Executive Officer to the Dean

Ms Amal Adam

Email: a.adam[at]ucl.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3108 8906 (x58906)

  • Dean's Assistant and Diary Manager
  • Supporting Faculty Manager and Faculty Operations Manager with Faculty projects, Finance and HR
  • Expense, invoice and one-off payment processing 
Joint Faculty Tutor

Dr Arne Hofmann

Email: a.hofmann[at]ucl.ac.uk

Tel: +44 20 7679 2876 (x32876)

  • 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

Tel: +44 20 7679 2516 (x25165)

Ashley leads on:
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 or annual leave.
Faculty Student Officer

Ms Claire Hartill

Email: c.hartill[at]ucl.ac.uk

Tel: +44 20 7679 0077 (x30077)

  • 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

Mr Joe Noteboom

Email: j.noteboom@ucl.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0) 203 108 6976 (x56976)

  • 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
Joint Faculty Office Administrator

Celia Macdougall 

Email: c.macdougall@ucl.ac.uk

Tel: (0) 207 679 9121 

Marketing and Communications Manager

Ms Catherine Thomson 

Tel: +44 20 7679 1350 (x31350)

Email: catherine.thomson[at]ucl.ac.uk

  • Supports individual departments with marketing and communications
  • Festival of Culture
  • Graduate Open Day 
  • Strategic development of marketing for the Faculties, including recruitment videos and social media
Student Recruitment Officer

Miss Ann-Marie L Stephenson

Email: ann-marie.stephenson[@]ucl.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7679 3087 (x33087) 

London Arts & Humanities Partnership (LAHP) Manager

Email: info.lahp@london.ac.uk

ESRC Doctoral Training Centre (DTC) Manager

Vanessa Riegl-Parr

Email: v.riegl-parr@ucl.ac.uk

Tel: +44 20 7679 2775 (x32775)

  • 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[at]ucl.ac.uk rather than personal UCL email) 
NERC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) Manager

Karina Dixon

Email: karina.dixon@ucl.ac.uk

Tel: +44 20 7679 2917 (x32775)

  • The London NERC DTP Provides managerial support to deliver all aspects of the NERC Doctoral Training Centre (DTC) award
  • First point of contact for any queries relating to the London NERC DTP 
SLASH Head of Finance

Mr Ian Davis 

Email: ian.davis[at]ucl.ac.uk

Tel: +44 20 7679 7133 (x37133)

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

Miss Evelyn Eguridu

Email: e.eguridu[@]ucl.ac.uk 

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3108 7263 (x57263

HR Business Partner

Ms Ope Koshemani

Email: o.koshemani[@]ucl.ac.uk 

Tel: +44 (0)20 3108 8846 

Customer Relationship Manager (SLASH) & IT for Humanities Manager

Mr Sanjay Karia

Email: sanjay.karia[@]ucl.ac.uk

Tel: +44 20 7612 6918  (x06918) 

Social & Historical Sciences Faculty BME Lead

Dr Parama Chaudhury

Room G23, Drayton House, UCL, London

Phone No: 020 3549 5366 Extension: 63566

Email: p.chaudhury@ucl.ac.uk

BME Attainment faculty leads appointed

Leads from eight faculties take up key roles to support staff in achieving the creation of an inclusive environment at UCL, both academically and socially. Read more about Dr Parama's role as Faculty BME Lead.

Further information:

BME Attainment Project: supporting student success

Joint Faculty Graduate Tutor

Dr Paulo Drinot

Email: paulo.drinot@ucl.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0)20 3108 9713 Ext:  59713

Communications & Student Engagement Officer

Ms Beth Wells

Email: b.wells@ucl.ac.uk

Tel: +4420 7679 5175 (x25175)

•    Creation of internal communications between Joint Faculty Office and academic and professional services staff
•    Management and development of the Joint Faculty intranet
•    Reviews and develops student engagement across the Joint Faculty
•    Supports departments to improve communication with their students

Vice Dean Interdisciplinarity

Professor Megan Vaughan

Email: megan.vaughan@ucl.ac.uk

Tel: +4420 7679 3553 (ex 33553)

UCL Institute of Advanced Studies

Joint Faculty Research Impact Officer

Dr Clare Stainthorp

Email: c.stainthorp@ucl.ac.uk

Tel: +4420 3108 6277 (ex 56277)

  • Impact support for REF2021
  • Facilitation and support for impact activities
  • Secretary to the SHS Research Committee