Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Faculty Information and Contacts

KatieNormingtonThe Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences contains a unique combination of creative arts and humanities disciplines.

Our impressive range of academic resources, stimulating research, cultural opportunities and links with creative industries provides a dynamic platform for developing the talents of a vibrant community of  staff and students from around the world. 

Scholars within the faculty are world-class researchers, and this expertise is used within their teaching. It is possible to study for either single subject degrees or a combination of joint degrees across the faculty.

The departments frequently review the courses on offer to ensure that their curricula are innovative. Optional units allow for students to develop particular strengths and to be taught by experts within the field. 

Professor Katie Normington (Dean of Faculty and Vice Principal for Staffing)



Dean of Arts and Social Sciences:    Professor Katie Normington

For appointments, please contact Katherine Lee or call 01784 276318

Associate Dean (Research):  Professor Helen Nicholson

Associate Dean (Education):  Dr Jennifer Neville

Assistant Registrar:  Noreen Naughton

Communications Manager: Neil Perrott

Faculty of Management and Economics

Faculty Information and Contacts

Bobo'keefeThe dynamic Department of Economics and the School of Management at Royal Holloway provide an influential platform for first class research, teaching and consultancy.

Our ethos is built around our commitment to furthering knowledge at undergraduate and postgraduate level, stimulated by original research and effective collaborations with local and international businesses, governments and public services. 

We aim to provide an understanding of the modern world and equip students with the skills  necessary to succeed in the careers of the future.  Our diverse programmes of undergraduate and postgraduate study are taught by world-class researchers and experts within the field.

The Department of Economics is seventh in the UK for world-leading research, while the School of Management is 24th in the UK for world-leading and internationally excellent research, following the Research Excellence Framework (REF), published on 18 December 2014.

Professor Bob O'Keefe (Dean of Faculty and Vice Principal for External Engagement)


Dean of Management  and Economics:  Professor Bob O'Keefe 

For appointments, please contact Ben Credland or call 01784 414627

Associate Dean (Research):  Professor Dan Anderberg

Associate Dean (Education):  Dr Derrick Chong

Senior Executive Officer: Ben Credland 

Assistant Registrar:  Gail Turner

Communications Manager: Helen Bacci

Faculty of Science

Faculty Information and Contacts

PaulHoggRoyal Holloway is one of the major colleges in which the University of London has chosen to concentrate its science teaching and research. This is reflected by the Science Faculty's excellent results in the Government's teaching and research assessment exercises and in the calibre of our students, staff and cutting-edge research activities.

On the basis of world-leading and internationally excellent research (4* and 3* standard) four of the departments in the Faculty of  Science achieved top five rankings for their discipline across all universities in the UK in the Research Excellence Framework (REF), which was published on 18 December 2014.

In all areas of our research we aim to advance knowledge and its application to improve the quality of life. We believe that a dynamic research environment is essential in maintaining academic excellence at all levels and this provides a very strong base for further research growth.

Professor Paul Hogg (Dean of Faculty and Vice Principal for Research & Enterprise)


Dean of Science:    Professor Paul Hogg

For appointments, please contact Suzie Breton 01784 276318

Associate Dean (Education) : Dr Dawn Watling

Associate Dean (Research): Professor John Wann

Faculty Manager:   Dr Barbara Davis

Assistant Registrars:  Paul Phillips and Alex Elbourn

Communications Manager:  Anne Uttley

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