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Arts and Humanities
Faculty Board

Members of the board

Professor Judith Buchanan
Interim Dean, Faculty of Arts and Humanities  Ex-officio
Professor John Schofield
Head of Department, Archaeology  Ex-officio
Dr Helen Smith
Head of Department, English  Ex-officio
Professor Lawrence Black
Head of Department, History  Ex-officio
Professor Michael White
Head of Department, History of Art  Ex-officio
Professor Dunstan Brown
Head of Department, Language and Linguistic Science  Ex-officio
Professor Ambrose Field
Head of Department, Music  Ex-officio
Professor Alan Thomas
Head Department, Philosophy  Ex-officio
Professor Duncan Petrie
Head of Department, Theatre, Film and Television  Ex-officio

Professor Mark Hodson

Head of Department, Environment ‘Cross bencher’ Sciences Faculty
Professor Caroline Hunter
Head of the York Law School ‘Cross bencher’ Social Sciences Faculty

Dr Jeremy Goldberg

Elected from the History Department

Elected representative
1 year term

Dr Tom Cantrell
Elected from the Theatre, Film and Television Department

Elected representative
3 year term


Elected representative



Elected representative

Heather Turner
(Language and Linguistic Science)
Postgraduate Student Representative

Elected representative

Matthew Worrall
Undergraduate Student Representative

Elected representative

In attendance

Dr Kate Giles

Associate Dean, Faculty of Arts and Humanities

In attendance
Deborah Hines

Department Manager, Language and Linguistic Science

In attendance as representative of the Faculty Administrative Support Group 

Janet Haffegee

Human Resources Partner (Arts and Humanities) In attendance
Geoff Harrison 
Planning Officer (Arts and Humanities) In attendance
Karen Jones
Management Accountant In attendance

Fiona Harris

PA to the Dean

In attendance

Catherine Hardman
Research Development Manager (Arts and Humanities)

In attendance

Jamie Holliday
Operations Manager

In attendance

Tamaki Laycock
YUSU Academic Officer In attendance