Staff in the Department of English and Comparative Literature

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Rushmi Ahmed

Undergraduate Coordinator
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Rushmi is an Undergraduate Coordinator, supporting undergraduate students with seminar allocation, monitoring of attendance, assessments and all other undergraduate-related queries.

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Joanne Dodd

Assistant Department Business Manager
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Jo is responsible for overseeing the coordination by support staff of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes; organising events in collaboration with academic leads, assisting with contractual and financial matters for non-established staff such as associate tutors and visiting lecturers.

Livia Franchini

Goldsmiths Prize Coordinator
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Livia administers the Goldsmiths Prize for innovative fiction; she supports the Literary Director of the prize, the judges, and the organisation of events including readings and the award ceremony.

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Emily Guest

Department Business Manager
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Emily is responsible for all matters relating to the administration of the Department, from overseeing the running of Programmes and research to events and financial oversight.

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Nick Campbell

Postgraduate Secretary & PA to Head of Department
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Nick administers all matters within the Department relating to postgraduate students and their courses of study. Nick also acts as Personal Assistant to the Head of Department. As Postgraduate Secretary, he is available to answer any questions from potential applicants about postgraduate studies in the Department.

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Marian Perez-Velazquez

Undergraduate Coordinator
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Marian is responsible for many aspects of supporting undergraduate students in the department, including registration, seminar allocations, reading lists and course packs. She is also closely involved with the operation of the External Programme in English of the University of London.