Staff in the Department of Sociology

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Violet Fearon

Undergraduate Programmes Coordinator
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Violet is the administrative contact for the department’s undergraduate teaching programmes. She liaises with staff and students, processes enquiries, creates and maintains information systems, and books appointments for the senior tutor team.

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Claire Jarman

Business Manager for Sociology
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Claire works closely with the Head of Department and oversees the management of all administrative and operational functions within the Department, including strategic planning, financial management, organisation of departmental examination processes, timetabling, QA procedures, and human resources.

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Clare Lewis

Postgraduate Programmes Officer
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Clare is responsible for overseeing matters related to MA level study within the department. Clare is the first port of call for general enquiries from students and staff regarding aspects such as admissions, programme information and documentation, assessment and feedback processes, as well as pastoral care.

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Jane-May Martin

Departmental Coordinator
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Jane-May is the first point of contact for enquiries both internal and external to the department. She supports the administrative activities of the department, maintains the departmental communications and coordinates department events.

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Chloe Nast

Research Administrator
c.nast ( (0)20 7919 7382

Chloe's main duties include maximising research outputs and achievements, supporting academics applying for research funding, keeping the department informed of grant opportunities, developing and maintaining the marketing and publicity of the department's research activities and supporting academics post-award.

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Philippa Springett

Research Administration Assistant
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Philippa supports the department's research activities.

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Alan Stanley

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Alan oversees the department visual media laboratory and equipment.

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Bridget Ward

Postgraduate Research Officer
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Bridget supports the Postgraduate Programmes Director and a host of research students. She maintains systems and reviews student progress and funding matters. She makes sure that standards are maintained, resources are at proper levels, and enquiries are appropriately addressed.