Key Department Roles

Role Name
Departmental Management Team (DMT)  
Head of Department Professor Paul Wakeling
Deputy Head of Department Professor Ian Davies
Deputy Head of Department (from 1 September 2018) Professor Vanita Sundaram
Chair, Board of Studies Professor Vanita Sundaram
Director of Research Dr Emma Marsden
Department Manager Nicky Henson
Departmental Roles  
Deputy Chair, Board of Studies Dr Kerry Knox
Director of Undergraduate Studies Dr Jeremy Airey
Deputy Director of Undergraduate Studies Dr Lynda Dunlop
Undergraduate Recruitment & Admissions Dr Elpida Pavlidou
Director of Graduate School Professor Ian Davies
Director of MA Taught Programmes (Admissions and Assessment) Dr Cylcia Bolibaugh
Director of MA Taught Programmes (Teaching and Learning) Joe Fagan
Director of Research Programmes Professor Chris Kyriacou
Director of Initial Teacher Training Dr Claire Smith
Deputy Director of Initial Teaching Training Catherine Shawyer
Chair, Ethics Committee Dr Nadia Mifka-Profozic
Deputy Chair, Ethics Committee Dr Fatma Said
Chair, Exceptional Circumstances Affecting Assessment Committee Dr Kathryn Asbury 
Chair, Board of Examiners Dr Danijela Trenkic
Careers & Employability Officer Dr Clementine Beauvais
ERASMUS Co-ordinator Dr Norbert Vanek
Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) Co-ordinator Dr Irena Kuzborska
CPD Course Development Manager Dr Amanda Naylor
Departmental Impact Lead Dr Kathryn Asbury
Departmental Safety Officer Nicky Henson
Disability & Welfare Officer Dr Poppy Nash
Equality & Diversity Champion Professor Vanita Sundaram
ERG Co-ordinator Dr Irena Kuzborska
PhD Training Workshop Co-ordinator Professor Chris Kyriacou
Research Centre Leaders  
Centre for Research in Language Learning & Use (CReLLU) Professor Leah Roberts 
Centre for Research in Language Learning & Use (CReLLU) - Deputy Dr Emma Marsden
Centre for Research on Education and Social Justice (CRESJ) Professor Ian Davies
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 Lynda Dunlop
BA English in Education Dr Amanda Naylor
BA Sociology and Education Dr Poppy Nash
BSc Psychology in Education Dr Claudine Bowyer-Crane
Programme Leaders - Postgraduate  
PhD Applied Linguistics Dr Ursula Lanvers
PhD Education Professor Chris Kyriacou
PhD TESOL Dr Irena Kuzborska
PhD in Education (by Distance Learning) Dr Sally Hancock
MA Education Dr Eleanor Brown
MA Global and International Citizenship Education Professor Ian Davies
MA Social Justice & Education Professor Ian Davies
MA Applied Linguistics for English Language Teaching Dr Danijela Trenkic
MA Applied Linguistics for Language Teaching Dr Danijela Trenkic
MA in Education (by Research) Professor Chris Kyriacou
MA Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages Dr Bill Soden
MA Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages, Deputy programme leader Andy Cirocki
MSc Psychology in Education Dr Kathryn Asbury
PGCE, Initial Teacher Training Dr Claire Smith
PGCE Subject Area Leaders  
English Catherine Shawyer
History Helen Snelson
Whole School Issues (WSI) Dr Claire Smith
Mathematics Helen Granger
Modern Foreign Languages Liz Black
Science Chris Otter
Schools Partnership Facilator Sue Atkinson
Yvette Bent