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Academic staff

Job title
Professor Katie Willis       Head of Department and Professor of Human Geography  
Professor Peter Adey       Professor of Human Geography, Director of MSc in Geopolitics
Dr Simon Armitage       Reader in Quaternary Science, Director of MSc in Quaternary Science
Dr Simon Blockley       Reader in Quaternary Science 
Dr Katherine Brickell       Reader in Human Geography
Professor Ian Candy       Professor of Geography, Director of Graduate Studies (Current Students)
Professor Phil Crang       Professor of Cultural Geography, Director of SCG, Co-Director of the Centre for the GeoHumanities
Dr Amy Cutler       Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellow
Dr Bethan Davies       Lecturer in Physical Geography
Dr Vandana Desai       Senior Lecturer
Professor Klaus Dodds       Professor of Geopolitics,Director of Research & Director of PDS
Dr Mike Dolton       Senior Lecturer, Departmental Educational Support Officer and Director of the MSc Practising Sustainable Development & MSc in Sustainability & Management
Professor Veronica Della Dora       Professor of Human Geography
Professor Felix Driver       Professor of Human Geography
Dr Gwilym Eades
      Lecturer in Human and Environmental Geography
Professor Scott Elias       Professor of Quaternary Science
Dr Peter French       Senior Lecturer, Director of Undergraduate Teaching
Professor David Gilbert       Professor of Urban and Historical Geography
Dr Harriet Hawkins       Reader in Geography, Co-Director of the Centre for the GeoHumanities
Dr Innes Keighren       Reader in Historical Geography, Director of Graduate Studies (Admissions and Recruitment)
Professor John Lowe       Emeritus Professor of Geography
Dr Alison Macleod       Lecturer in Physical Geography
Dr Ian Matthews       Senior Lecturer in Quaternary Science
Dr Alice Milner       Lecturer in Physical Geography
Professor Jay Mistry       Professor of Environmental Geography, Director of Impact
Dr Oli Mould       Director of the MA in Cultural Geography
Sophie Narbed       Teaching Fellow in Cultural Geography
Cecilie Sachs Olsen       Lecturer in Social and Cultural Geography
Dr Adrian Palmer       Senior Research Officer
Dr Alasdair Pinkerton       Senior Lecturer, Undergraduate Admissions Tutor
Professor Jim Rose       Emeritus Professor of Geography
Professor Danielle Schreve       Professor of Quaternary Science, Director of the Centre for Quaternary Research
Professor David Simon       Professor of Development Geography
Dr Ayesha Siddiqi       Lecturer in Human Geography
Mr Don Thompson       Senior Lecturer, Departmental Skills, Training and IT Officer
Dr Varyl Thorndycraft       Senior Lecturer
Professor Tim Unwin       Emeritus Professor of Geography and UNESCO Chair in ICT4D

Research staff

Job title
Dr Rikke Jensen     Research Assistant
Danny McNally     AHRC Cultural Engagement Fellow
Dr Anna Nikolaeva     PostDoctoral Research Assistant
Flora Parrott     Leverhulme Artist in Residence
Dr Helen Scalway     Artist in Residence

Technical staff


Dr Claire Mayers
Technical Operations Manager

Tel: 01784 443808
Email: claire.mayers@rhul.ac.uk


Mr Raymond Aung
Computing and Website Manager & Acting Deputy Technical Operations Manager

Tel 01784 443613
Email: Raymond.Aung@rhul.ac.uk

Flowers Miss Katy Flowers

Laboratory Technician

Tel: 01784 443659
Email: katy.flowers@rhul.ac.uk


Dr Marta Perez
Laboratory Technician

Tel: 01784 443659
Email: m.perez-2@rhul.ac.uk


Miss Jenny Kynaston
Cartographic Technician

Tel: 01784 443568
Email: jenny.kynaston@rhul.ac.uk

M Kelsey

Malcolm Kelsey
Cartographic Technician

Tel: 01784 443568


Dr Adrian Palmer
Research Officer

Tel: 01784 443507
Email: a.palmer@rhul.ac.uk



Mr Iñaki Valcarcel
Laboratory Technician

Tel: 01784 444683
Email: jose.valcarcel@rhul. ac.uk

Administrative staff


Ms Moya Watson

Department Manager

Tel: 01784 443564
Email: moya.watson@rhul.ac.uk

Miss Laura Flitney
Faculty Administrator (Undergraduate)

Tel: 01784 443563
Email: laura.flitney@rhul.ac.uk


Mrs Liz Hamilton
Faculty Administrator (Postgraduate)
(Monday & Tuesday)

Attendance Monitoring and Exams Administrator
(Thursdays – Term Time only)

Tel: 01784 443563
Email: liz.hamilton@rhul.ac.uk

Dr Rupert Housley
Departmental Financial Administrator

Tel: 01784 443656


Mrs Karen Oliver
Faculty Administrator (Postgraduate)
(Wednesdays to Fridays)

Tel: 01784 443563
Email: Karen.Oliver@rhul.ac.uk

Visiting Professors

Edward Derbyshire, BA (Keele), MSc (McGill), PhD (Monash) Emeritus Professor
David Grimshaw, BSc (Econ) (Hull), DipTP (Kingston), MPhil (CNAA), PhD (Warwick), CITP, MBCS Visiting academic ICT4D
Xingmin Meng (Chang'an), PhD (London)  
Christopher B Stringer, BSc (Lond), PhD, DSc (Bristol)  

Honorary Research Associates

Dr Eleanor Brown
Dr Caroline Cornish
Dr David Hollow
Dr Helen Scalway
Dr Janet Owen
Mr Jonathan Storey
Dr Mark Thorpe
Dr Philip Hatfield
Pierre Schreve
Dr Mark Nesbitt

Honorary Research Fellows

Dr Mary Dengler
Professor Clive Gamble
Dr Duncan McGregor

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