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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
Acting Deputy Head of Department Dr Umar Toseeb (Spring term only)
Chair, Board of Studies Dr Umar Toseeb
Director of Research Professor Kathryn Asbury
Deputy Head of Faculty Operations Nicky Henson
   
Departmental Roles  
Deputy Chair, Board of Studies Helen Granger
Director, Undergraduate Studies Dr Sally Hancock
Deputy Director, Undergraduate Studies (Admissions) Dr Clementine Beauvais
Deputy Director, Undergraduate Studies (Assessment) Dr Lisa Kim
Professor Danijela Trenkic (Spring term only)
Deputy Director, Psychology in Education (Admissions) Sarah Wild
Director of Master's Programmes (Admissions) Dr David O'Reilly
Director of Master's Programmes (Assessment) Dr Cylcia Bolibaugh
Director of Master's Programmes (Admissions and Assessment) Dr Zoe Handley (from Spring 2023)
Director of Master's Programmes (Teaching and Learning) Heather Buchanan
Director of Research Programmes Dr Clementine Beauvais
Director of Initial Teacher Training Dr Claire Ball-Smith
Deputy Director of Initial Teaching Training Catherine Shawyer
Chair, Ethics Committee Dr Louise Tracey
Deputy Chair, Ethics Committee Dr Chelsea Sellers
Dr Elpis Pavlidou
Chair, Exceptional Circumstances Affecting Assessment Committee Dr Bimali Indrarathne
Chair, Board of Examiners Dr Jeremy Airey
Chair, Scholarship Forum Dr Amanda Naylor
Careers & Employability Officer Dr Nadia Jessop
Visiting Student Co-ordinator Dr Daniel Kyereko
Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) Co-ordinator Dr Umar Toseeb
Departmental Impact Lead Dr Beth Bell
Open Science Lead Dr Cylcia Bolibaugh
Fellowship Lead Alice Hiendl
Departmental Safety Officer Mary Yates
Disability & Welfare Officer Dr Erin Dysart
Equality & Diversity Champion Professor Vanita Sundaram
PhD Training Workshop Co-ordinator Dr Louise Tracey
Social Media Alice Hiendl (research)
Sarah Moir (student/teaching)
Academic e-Learning Co-ordinator Dr Daniel McArthur
Early Career Forum (ECF) Dr Guilia Bovolenta
   
Research Centre Leaders  
Centre for Research in Language Learning & Use (CReLLU) Professor Danijela Trenkic
Deputy, Centre for Research in Language Learning & Use (CReLLU) Dr Bimali Indrarathne
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 (BAE) Dr Eleanor Brown
BA English in Education (BAEE) Dr Amanda Naylor
BA Sociology and Education (BASE) Dr Reva Yunus
BSc Psychology in Education Dr Nathalie Noret
   
Programme Leaders - Postgraduate  
PhD Applied Linguistics Dr Ursula Lanvers
PhD Education / PhD Education (by distance learning)

Dr Sally Hancock

PhD TESOL Dr Irena Kuzborska
Dr Andy Cirocki (Spring term only)
PhD Psychology in Education Dr Sebastian Suggate
MA Education Professor Paula Mountford
Deputy, MA Education Dr Chelsea Sellers
MA Global and International Citizenship Education (MAGICE) Dr Anna Bull
MA Social Justice & Education Dr Constantino Dumangane Jr
MA Applied Linguistics for English Language Teaching (MAALELT) Professor Danijela Trenkic
MA Applied Linguistics for Language Teaching (MAALLT) Professor Danijela Trenkic
MA Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages (TESOL) Dr Khaled El Ebyary
MSc Mental Health and Wellbeing in Education Dr Dusana Dorjee
MSc Psychology in Education Dr Beth Bell
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