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Department of Sociology, University of York, York, YO10 5DD

Sophie Bramley

Sophie Bramley
Department Manager

  • Overall responsibility for all business processes and professional services support
  • Planning and financial management
  • HR and recruitment processes
  • Space planning & management
  • Member of and Secretary to Department Management Team
  • REF support

Sheila Davitt
Research Facilitator

  • Research grant proposal support
  • Management of current research grants

Debs Stephens
Student Services Manager
  • Overall administrative management of all UG, PGT and PGR programmes
  • Management of the Student Services team and deputy to Department Manager
  • Development and maintenance of student-facing operating processes
  • Casual payments for GTAs
  • Sociology Hour

Amy Atkinson
Administration Manager

  • Management of the Student Services team 
  • Development and maintenance of student-facing operating processes
  • Optional Modules
  • Programme maintenance
  • Joint Programmes support

Dina Hashem
Student Support (Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taught)
  • Open Days and Visit Days
  • Graduate Teaching Assistants
  • Casual Workers
  • Placements
  • Visiting students 
  • Communications


Anna Richardson
Student Support Administrator (Postgraduate Taught and Research)
  • Postgraduate Admissions
  • Postgraduate Finance & Funding Funding
  • Postgraduate Taught Assessments
  • Postgraduate Taught Dissertations
  • Postgraduate Research Taps/Supervision/Viv

Tom Coward
Placements Coordinator
  • Placement Year appointments
  • Supervision of Placement Year students
  • Development of work based learning opportunity
  • Employability Support

Carol Jones
Student Support (Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taught)

  • Supporting the welfare of students and administrating Exceptional Circumstances affecting Assessment (ECA) and Student Support Plans (SSP)  (Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taught)  
  • Maintaining the UG and PGT student records
  • Dealing with general enquiries
  • Processing assessments
  • Maintain the department webpages, wiki, and VLE, and update content as required