School of Global Studies

People and contacts

Covid-19 update

Our school office standard opening times are Monday to Friday between 9am – 5pm with phone lines open between 10am – 4pm. If you can’t drop by in person, we’re also available by phone between 10am – 4pm (01273 877540) and email ( during these hours, and we’re happy to set up Zoom calls with you too. You can also visit Virtual Reception for quick answers to FAQs

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

Katie Meek

Senior Education Officer

Sarah Johnson

Assistant Research Manager

Fergal Raftery

Other contacts

Katie Campbell – Head of School Coordinator

Michael Lyons – Clerical Assistant

Holly Blackmore – Graduate Associate

Camila Supervielle – Anthropology Course Coordinator (UG and PGT)

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)

Adriana Davies – Research Coordinator

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)

Tanya Wijesinghe – Curriculum & Student Experience 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 – Research Manager

Clare Neil  Research Development Manager

Eve Wilcox – Research Centre Coordinator