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

Vice Dean (Interdisciplinarity)

Professor Megan Vaughan

Email: megan.vaughan@ucl.ac.uk

Tel: +4420 7679 3553 (ex 33553)

UCL Institute of Advanced Studies

Vice Dean (Equality, Diversity & Inclusion)

Professor Anson Mackay

Email: ans.mackay@ucl.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0) 207 679 055

Vice Dean (Advancement)

Dr Michael Collins

Email: michael.collins@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

Tel: +44 20 3108 9202 (x59202)

  • 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) 
    ERC 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

    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
      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
        Joint Faculty Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator

        Eleanor McDavis

        Email: e.mcdavis@ucl.ac.uk

        Tel: +44 20 7679 9019 (ex 09019)

        • Sitting in the Joint Faculty and UCL’s central Equalities, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) team.
        • Provides focused support in areas of equality, diversity and inclusion, including but not limited to:
        • Providing support and guidance on Athena SWAN to departments and their self-assessment teams
        • Supporting Faculty level EDI Committees
        • Providing assistance and guidance to departmental EDI groups
        • Producing centrally held data (student, recruitment and HESA) particularly in relation to Athena SWAN
        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