School of Global Studies

People and contacts

Covid-19 update

Our friendly and knowledgeable School Office staff are all ready to be your first port of call for anything related to your degree. The School Office, on the ground floor of Arts C, is open 10am-4pm, and we are also available by email (, phone (01273877540) and we can schedule video calls with you too, if necessary. 

Key contacts

Main School Office (general enquiries)

Room C168, Arts Building C, Arts Road,
University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9SJ T (01273) 877540 F (01273) 876513

Head of School

Prof Elizabeth Harrison

Director of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Dr Pamela Kea

Director of Research & Enterprise

Prof Gurminder Bhambra

Director of Doctoral Studies

Prof Geert De Neve

Director of Student Experience

Dr Synne Dyvik

Director of Teaching & Learning 

Dr Wendy Ashall

Director of Recruitment & Admissions

Dr Mick Frogley 

Head of Anthropology

  Prof Jon Mitchell

Head of Geography

Prof David Ockwell

Head of International Development

 Dr Grace Carswell 

Head of International Relations 

Prof Beate Jahn

Head of Professional Services (Social Sciences)

Pippa Robinson

Senior Operations Officer

Holly Foster

Senior Education Officer

Sarah Johnson

Head of School Coordinator

Katie Campbell

Other contacts

Michael Lyons – Graduate Clerical Assistant

Ben Facer – International Development Course Coordinator (UG and PGT)

UG IR Course Coordinator

Catherine Senger – Course Coordinator (UG Geography)

Clare Brown – Research and Enterprise Coordinator (PGR)

Hannah Leigh – Curriculum & Assessment Officer

Daniella Kiernan – Course Coordinator (PGT IR)

Benjamin Robinson – Course Coordinator (PGT Geography)

Su Richards – Placements Coordinator

Susan Chater – Senior Quality & Enhancement Officer (Social Sciences cluster)

Sophie Shearer – Curriculum & Assessment Coordinator

James King – Curriculum & Assessment Officer

Maria Andreou – Information Coordinator

Sharon Krummel – Research Coordinator

Louisa Cluett – Student Experience Coordinator

Elle Veevo – Student Experience Coordinator

Fran Seballos – Acting Research Manager

Eve Wilcox – Research Centre Coordinator