Faculty of Social & Historical Sciences


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

Professor Sasha Roseneil

Email: s.roseneil[at]ucl.ac.uk

EA: Amal Adam

Vice Dean (Research)

Professor Helene Burningham

Email: h.burningham[at]ucl.ac.uk 

UCL Geography

Vice Dean (Innovation, Enterprise and Knowledge Exchange)

Dr Mark Altaweel

Email: m.altaweel@ucl.ac.uk

Institute of Archaeology

Vice Dean (Education)

Dr Caroline Garaway 

Email: c.garaway[at]ucl.ac.uk

UCL Anthropology  

Vice Dean (Global)

Professor David Coen

Email: d.coen@ucl.ac.uk

UCL Political Science

Vice Dean (Strategic Projects)

Dr Haidy Geismar

Email: h.geismar[at]ucl.ac.uk

UCL Anthropology

Vice Dean (Equality, Diversity & Inclusion)

Professor Anson Mackay

Email: ans.mackay[at]ucl.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0) 207 679 055

Vice Dean (Advancement)

Dr Michael Collins

Email: michael.collins[at]ucl.ac.uk

UCL History


Vice Dean (Post-Graduate Research (PGR) and Faculty Graduate Tutor (FGT))

Dr Alan Ingram

Email: a.ingram@ucl.ac.uk

UCL Geography

Joint Faculty Research Development Manager

Luis Rego

Email: l.rego[at]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[at]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. 
Operations Manager

Katy Hamilton

Email: k.hamilton@ucl.ac.uk

Tel: +44 20 3108 7931  (x57931)

  • Supports all Faculty operational functions including HR, Estates and Finance
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[at]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.
Head of Student Casework

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

Ms Kitty Ho

Email: kitty.ho[at]ucl.ac.uk 

Tel: +44 20 3108 5197 (x 25197)

  • 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

Celia Macdougall 

Email: c.macdougall[at]ucl.ac.uk

Tel: (0) 207 679 9121

Marketing and Communications Manager

Ms Catherine Thomson 

Email: catherine.thomson[at]ucl.ac.uk

Tel: +44 20 7679 1350 (x 31350)

Student Recruitment Officer

Miss Ann-Marie L Stephenson

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

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7679 3087 (x 33087) 

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[at]ucl.ac.uk

Tel: +44 20 7679 2775 (x 32775)

  • 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) 
    ERC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) Manager

    Karina Dixon

    Email: karina.dixon[at]ucl.ac.uk

    Tel: +44 20 7679 2917 (x 32775)

    • 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 (x 37133)

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

    Miss Leonie Malvo

    Email: l.malvo@ucl.ac.uk

    Tel: +44 (0) 20 3108 8857 (x 58857)

    HR Business Partner

    Mr Craig Orr

    Email: C.Orr@ucl.ac.uk 

    Tel: +44 (0)20 3108 5516 (x05516)

    SLASH Head of IT

    Mr Sanjay Karia

    Email: sanjay.karia[at]ucl.ac.uk

    Tel: +44 20 7612 6918 (x 06918) 

    Social & Historical Sciences Faculty BME Lead

    Dr Parama Chaudhury

    Room G23, Drayton House, UCL, London

    Email: p.chaudhury[at]ucl.ac.uk

    Tel: 020 3549 5366 (x 63566)

    BME Attainment faculty leads appointed 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

    Communications & Student Engagement Officer
    Ms Beth Wells
    Email: b.wells[at]ucl.ac.uk
    Tel: +4420 7679 5175 (x 25175)
        Research Facilitator

        Dr Henriette Bruun

        Email: h.bruun[at]ucl.ac.uk

        Tel: +44 (0) 207 679 1417 (x 29417)

        Joint Faculty Research Impact Manager

        Dr Helen Stark

        Email: h.stark[at]ucl.ac.uk

        Tel: +44 (0) 207 679 5172 (x 25172)

        Events Officer

        Jessica Thomas

        Email: jessica.thomas[at]ucl.ac.uk

        Tel: +44 20 7679 5177 (x 25177)

        Digital Communications Officer

        Dan Poulton

        Email: d.poulton@ucl.ac.uk

        Joint Faculties Education Administrator

        Alice Clark

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

        Tel: 020 8138 7681 (Internal 07681)

        Joint Faculties Education Administrator

        Olivia Braddock

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

        Tel: 02076799121 (Internal 09121)