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Key Department Roles

Role Name
Departmental Management Team (DMT)  
Head of Department Professor Paul Wakeling
Deputy Head of Department Professor Vanita Sundaram
Chair, Board of Studies Professor Jan Hardman
Director of Research Professor Kathryn Asbury
Department Manager Nicky Henson
   
Departmental Roles  
Deputy Chair, Board of Studies Helen Granger
Director of Undergraduate Studies Dr Umar Toseeb (Autumn/Summer terms)
Dr Sally Hancock (Spring term)
Undergraduate Recruitment & Admissions Dr Clementine Beauvais
Undergraduate Recruitment & Conversion Dr Clementine Beauvais
Undergraduate Assessments Lead  
Director of Master's Programmes (Admissions and Assessment) Dr Andy Cirocki
Director of Master's Programmes (Teaching and Learning) Heather Buchanan
Director of Research Programmes Professor Leah Roberts
Director of Initial Teacher Training Dr Claire Ball-Smith
Deputy Director of Initial Teaching Training Catherine Shawyer
Chair, Ethics Committee Professor Carole Torgerson
Deputy Chair, Ethics Committee Dr Louise Tracey
Chair, Exceptional Circumstances Affecting Assessment Committee Dr Lynda Dunlop
Chair, Board of Examiners Dr Jeremy Airey
Chair, Scholarship Forum Dr Amanda Naylor
Careers & Employability Officer Dr Lisa Kim
ERASMUS Co-ordinator Professor Vanita Sundaram
Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) Co-ordinator Dr Jelena O'Reilly / 
Departmental Impact Lead Professor Kathryn Asbury
Departmental Safety Officer Nicky Henson
Disability & Welfare Officer Dr Erin Dysart
Equality & Diversity Champion  
ERG Co-ordinator  
PhD Training Workshop Co-ordinator Dr Louise Tracey
Social Media  
Academic e-Learning Co-ordinator Dr David O'Reilly
   
Research Centre Leaders  
Centre for Research in Language Learning & Use (CReLLU) Professor Leah Roberts 
Centre for Research on Education and Social Justice (CRESJ) Professor Vanita Sundaram 
Psychology in Education Research Centre (PERC) Professor Rob Klassen
University of York Science Education Group (UYSEG) Professor Judith Bennett
   
Programme Leaders - Undergraduate  
BA Education Dr Eleanor Brown
BA English in Education Dr Amanda Naylor
BA Sociology and Education Dr Reva Yunus
BSc Psychology in Education Dr Nathalie Noret
   
Programme Leaders - Postgraduate  
PhD Applied Linguistics Dr Ursula Lanvers
PhD Education

Professor Leah Roberts (Autumn/Summer terms)
Dr Sally Hancock (Spring term)

PhD TESOL Dr Irena Kuzborska
PhD in Education (by Distance Learning)  
MA Education Professor Paula Mountford
MA Global and International Citizenship Education Dr Anna Bull 
MA Social Justice & Education Dr Constantino Dumangane Jr
MA Applied Linguistics for English Language Teaching Professor Danijela Trenkic
MA Applied Linguistics for Language Teaching  
MA Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages Dr Khaled El Ebyary
MSc Mental Health and Wellbeing in Education Dr Dusana Dorjee
MSc Psychology in Education Professor Sophie von Stumm
PGCE, Initial Teacher Training Dr Claire Ball-Smith
   
PGCE Subject Area Leaders  
English Catherine Shawyer
Geography Georgia Ramsay
History Helen Snelson
Mathematics Helen Granger 
Modern Foreign Languages Mirjam Buehler
Science Simon Quinnell / Leanne Mason
Whole School Issues (WSI) Dr Claire Ball-Smith
Schools Partnership Facilitator Victoria Allen
Caroline Capper