School of Media, Arts and Humanities - for students and staff

People and contacts

School of Media, Arts and Humanities
Arts A7, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9QN      
Email:  Telephone: 01273 (67) 8001  

School Officers

Directors of Teaching and Learning

Dr Chloe Porter   Jim Endersby - Director of Teaching and Learning   Mary Krell     Dr Jules Winchester

 Dr Chloe Porter      Prof Jim Endersby   Prof Mary Krell    Dr Jules Winchester

Directors of Research and Knowledge Exchange

Peter Boxall    Dr Michael Jonik    Lizzie Thynne                

Prof Peter Boxall      Dr Michael Jonik    Prof Lizzie Thynne

Directors of Recruitment and Admissions     

Dr Will Abberley  Dr Tom Davies                            Dr Monika Metykova       

Dr Will Abberley      Dr Tom Davies    Dr Aaron Kahn  Dr Monika Metykova   

Directors of Student Experience

Dr Melanie Green     Axelle Fleury   Viki Walden    

Dr Melanie Green         Axelle Fleury       Dr Victoria Walden

Directors of Doctoral Studies

Dr Natalia Cecire   Dr Malcolm James      Dr Gerhard Wolf    Andrew Blair 

Dr Natalia Cecire     Dr Malcolm James          Dr Gerhard Wolf          Dr Andrew Blair

Equality and Diversity Officers

Professor Maria Lauret    Dr Emile Devereaux     Dr Sharon Webb   Dr Beatrice Fazi   Jeremy Page

Prof Maria Lauret    Dr Emile Devereaux  Dr Sharon Webb     Dr Beatrice Fazi     Mr Jeremy Page

Heads of Subject

American Studies
Dr Doug Haynes

Art History
Dr Meaghan Clarke

Creative and Critical Media Practice
Paul McConnell

Drama, Theatre and Performance
Dr Jason Price

English Language and Linguistics
Prof Lynne Murphy

English Literature
Dr Pamela Thurschwell

English Language / English Language Teaching
Dr Jules Winchester

Film Studies
Dr Michael Lawrence

Foundation Year
Dr Graeme Pedlingham

Dr Chris Warne

Media, Journalism and Cultural Studies
Dr Pollyanna Ruiz

Modern Languages
Aaron Kahn

Prof Thor Magnusson

Dr Mahon O'Brien

Professional Services

School Administrator (Staff Experience and Sussex Centre for Language Studies)

Louisa Kenyon

Research Manager

Medeni Fordham

Education Manager

Molly Butterworth

Operations Manager

Carmen Long

School Office

Reception Coordinators: Danielle Salvage and David Payne

Clerical Assistant: Kate Kurton T 01273 678001


  Education Team 

  Senior Quality and Enhancement Officer
Hayley Bowerman E  01273 876512

  Curriculum and Assessment Officer
  Dnyan Keni-Vaux E  01273 877922

  Curriculum and Assessment Officer
  Jenny Maynard E  01273 877258

  Curriculum and Assessment Officer
  Hope Simmonds E  

  Senior Course Coordinator
  Anca Andrei E  01273 872574

  American Studies Course Coordinator 
  Grace Ryan E  01273 678899

  Art History Course Coordinator
  Lisa Greening E  01273 678098

  Drama (UG) Course Coordinator
  Terry Bryan E  01273 872621

  English Language and Lingustics (UG) Course Coordinator
  Shelley Stevens E   01273 678845

  English Literature (UG) Course Coordinator
  Anne Crawford
 E  01273 678021

  Filmmaking (UG) Course Coordinator
  Mary Reynolds E  01273 877539

  Film Studies (UG) Course Coordinator
  Anca Andrei  E  01273 872574

  History Course Coordinator
  Kirin Bhadesha E 

  Journalism (UG) Course Coordinator
  Maddie Appleby E  01273 877303

  Languages Course Coordinators
  Vera De Alti and Kelly Richardson E   01273 872575 (Kelly)  01273 877192 (Vera)

  Media and Communications (UG) Course Coordinator
  Maddie Appleby E  01273 877303

  Media Production (UG) Course Coordinator
  Mary Reynolds E  01273 877539

  Music (UG) Course Coordinator
  Terry Bryan E  01273 872621

  Philosophy (UG) Course Coordinator
  Chenying Cannell E  01273 876960

  Postgraduate Course Coordinator (Media, Film, Music)
  Marie Dennis E  01273 876560

  Postgraduate Course Coordinator (English)
  Grace Ryan E  01273 678899

  Visiting and Exchange Students Coordinator
  Nicole Peli E  01273 872890

Sussex Centre for Language Studies

Main office email

Language Learning Centre  01273 678006

Pre-sessional English and Intensive English courses

English Language for Academic Study (free workshops and tutorials for students whose first language is not English)

Open Course enquiries

Executive Officer
Katie Brooks  01273 678338

Languages Course Coordinator
Kelly Richardson   01273 872575

Clerical Assistants
Nicole Peli  01273 872890

Simon Boyle  

Matthew Platts

Phill Bowles

Student Experience

Student Experience Officers 
Naomi Harris  01273 876570

Vicky Phillips  01273 873572

Student Experience Coordinator
Mike Rowland  01273 873261

School Coordinator (Placements and Student Experience)
Christine Abdelmalek  01273 678873 

Senior Quality and Enhancement Officer
Hayley Bowerman E  01273 876512


Research and Enterprise Coordinators
Sarah Maddox  01273 873525

Gavin Osbourne  01273 873586

Laura Vellacott  01273 873429

Course Coordinator (Research Students)
Alison Burrell  01273 678471

E (for doctoral research support)

E (for faculty research support)

Executive Admin

Executive Assistant to the Dean
John Hughes  01273 877950


School Coordinators
Michele Harrison  01273 877152

Ahmed Koyes  01273 873726

Elaine Saunders  01273 678019



Infomation Course Coordinators
Natasha Austen-White  01273 872650

Sophie Heath  01273 678841

Communications Officer
Ian Tout


Technical Services

Technical Services Manager
John Williams

Technician Demonstrator (Stores Supervisor)
Damion Brooks-Lloyd

Technician Demonstrator (Music)
James Gasson

Technician Demonstrator (Music)
Adam Staff

Technician Demonstrator (Digital)
Mark Davies

Technician Demonstrator (Video and Photography)
Darren Garcia

Technician Demonstrator (Film and Video)
Kevin Clarke

Technician Demonstrator (Journalism)
Adam Elliott

Technician Demonstrator (Sound)
Nikoline Gjoertz    01273 873636

Foundation Year