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Academic and Research Staff

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Dr Kathryn Arnold
Reader & Dean of Graduate School
Tel: 01904 322997


Dr Gideon Baffoe
Lecturer (Assistant Professor)


Dr Sally Beckenham
Lecturer in Human Geography


Professor Alistair Boxall
tel: 01904 324791


Professor Sarah Bridle

Chair in Food, Climate and Society 

Dr Katherine Brookfield
Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor)
Tel: 01904 324060

Chair Board of Studies
Deputy Director of the Cities, Environment and Liveability Pathway
White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership

Professor Colin Brown
Tel: 01904 324322


Programme Leader - Environmental Science & Management


Sam Buckton
Research Trainee (Fix Our Food programme)


Professor Nicola Carslaw
Tel: 01904 324777

Director of Research
Deputy Head of Department

Dr Laura Chapman
Associate Lecturer

Feedback Champion
Chair of Exceptional Circumstances & Disability Officer

Dr Steve Cinderby
Senior Research Fellow, SEI-Y
Tel:  07552 285 888

Co-leader SEI Transforming Governance research theme

Dr JP Cordero Garayar
Postdoctoral Research Associate


Catherine Cowie
Research Associate


Dr Simon Croft
Research Fellow, SEI-Y
Tel:  07552 285 896

SEI-Y Staff Representative

Dr Thomas David
Research Associate


Dr Helen Davies
Research Associate


Ms Fiona Dickson
Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor)

Programme Leader (Corporate Sustainability & Environmental Management)

Professor Andy Dougill
Dean of the Faculty of Sciences 


Dr Alison Dyke
Research Associate, SEI-Y
Tel: 07552 285 898


Professor Lisa Emberson
Tel: 01904 322925

ACCE Director
SEI-Y Liaison

Dr Jon Ensor
Senior Research Fellow (Associate Professor)
Tel: 07552 285 906


Dr Bobby Farnan
Research Associate


Professor Ioan Fazey

Director of Strategy

Dr Richard Friend
Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor


Dr Ed Garrett
Research Associate


Professor Roland Gehrels 
Professor & Head of Department
Tel: 01904 324376

Head of Department

Dr Adrian Gonzalez

Programme Leader MSc Sustainable Business: Leadership, Innovation and Management
Deputy Director of Learning and Teaching (Department of Environment and Geography) 


Dr Jonathan Green
Research Fellow, SEI-Y
Tel: 0755 228 5915 


Dr Laura Harrison
Research Associate


Dr Gary Haq
Senior Researcher


Dr Andreas Heinemeyer
Senior Researcher & Research Group Leader, SEI-Y
Tel: 07552 285902


Fiona Hibbert
Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow


Dr Kevin Hicks
Senior Lecturer
Tel: 07552 285890


Dr Jon Hill
Senior Lecturer
Tel: 01904 324480

Chair Board of Examiners
Chair Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity

Professor Mark Hodson
Tel: 01904 324065

REF Lead

Dr Ella Howes
Research Associate


Dr Paul Hudson


Professor Claire Hughes
Deputy Head of Department & Senior Lecturer
Tel: 01904 324010

Deputy Head of Department
Director of Teaching & Learning
Director of Education (Environmental Sustainability Academy at York, ESAY)

Dr Liz Hurrell
Associate Lecturer


Dr Eleanor Jew

Dissertation Coordinator


Tabitha K. Kabora
Postdoctoral Research Associate


Dr Ben Keane
Research Associate


Dr Joshua Kirshner
Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor)
Tel: 01904 324277


Dr Tamsyn Kiss
Associate Lecturer


Dr Sarah Knight
ESRC Postdoctoral Fellow


Dr Johan Kuylenstierna
Reader / Research Leader, SEI-Y
Tel: 07968 580 557


Taylor Lane
Marie Sklodowska-Curie Early Stage Researcher


Dr Jun Li
Postdoctoral Research Associate


Dr Chris Malley
Research Fellow, SEI-Y
Tel: 07578 725 402


Professor Rob Marchant
Tel: 01904 324061

Departmental Seminar Coordinator 

Dr Andrew R Marshall
Tel: 01904 323146


Dr Giovanna Massei
Senior Research Fellow


Dr Colin McClean
Senior Lecturer
Tel: 01904 322995

Chair Ethics Committee
Academic Misconduct contact

Dr Jean McKendree
Research Associate (SEI-Y)


Dr David Medio
Tel: 01904 322999


Dr Eleni Michalopoulou
Research Associate


Dr Robert Mills
Lecturer (Assistant Professor)
Tel: 01904 326508

Chair of PGR Studies

Dr Amy Molotoks
Research Associate


Joanne Morris
Research Associate


Dr Tobias Nyumba
Marie Curie Experienced Researcher


Dr Karen Parkhill
Senior Lecturer
Tel: 01904 324694

Programme Leader (Human Geography & Environment)

Dr Rachel Pateman
Research Associate, SEI-Y


Dr Phil Platts
Research Fellow

Research Group Convenor (Ecology)
(Conservation in Action)

Dr Jennifer Rao-Williams
Research Associate (SEI-Y)


Dr David Rippin
Senior Lecturer
Tel: 01904 324703

Programme Leader (Environmental Geography)

Dr Jessica Roberts
Associate Lecturer


Dr Marco Sakai

Programme Leader (Environment, Economics & Ecology)

Dr Daniela Salite
Postdoc Research Associate


Dr Brett Sallach


Careers & Employability Coordinator
Programme Leader (Environmental Science)

Dr Katherine Selby
Senior Lecturer
Tel: 01904 324784



Dr David Shaw
Research Associate

Research Group Convenor (Environmental Science)

Jessica Slater
Research Associate


Dr Bryce Stewart
Senior Lecturer
Tel: 01904 324789

Director of Engagement and Partnerships

Emilie Stokeld
Research Trainee (SEI-Y)


Professor Lindsay Stringer


Dr Daryl Stump

Sustainability Officer

Dr Samarthia Thankappan
Senior Lecturer
Tel: 01904 324324

Director for Students

Dr Sylvia Toet
Senior Lecturer
Tel: 01904 324018


Dr Julia Touza
Tel: 01904 324246

Overseas Study Coordinator 

Dr. Martha Lucia Villamizar Velez


Dr Dean Waters

Head of Admissions
Post-offer Visit Day

Dr Chris West
Senior Research Leader, SEI-Y
Tel: 07552 285913


Dr Sarah West
Centre Director & Senior Research Associate, SEI-Y
Tel: 07965 661181

Director of SEI York

Professor Piran White
Tel: 01904 324062


Dr John Wilkinson
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Tel: 01904 324226


Dr Xun Zhou
Lecturer (Assistant Professor)