Academic Office Holders


The Department is led by a series of academic office holders, whose roles are outlined here.


Head of Department: Professor Louise Fawcett

Deputy Head of Department: Professor Neil MacFarlane

Director Graduate Studies: Politics: Professor Stathis Kalyvas

Director Graduate Studies: International Relations: Professor Neil MacFarlane

Director Undergraduate Studies: Professor James Tilley

Sub-Faculty Chair: Professor Ricardo Soares de Oliveira

Nominations Committee Chair: Professor Louise Fawcett

Course Director: Theory: Dr David Leopold

Course Director: Comparative Government: Professor F. David Rueda

Course Director: European Politics and Society: Dr Radoslaw Zubek

Course Director: International Relations: Professor Todd Hall

Director Methods Training: Politics: Dr Ezequiel Gonz├ílez Ocantos

Director Methods Training: International Relations: Dr Karolina Milewicz

Development Director: Professor Ricardo Soares de Oliveira

Director of Graduate Students' Professional Training: Professor David Rueda

REF Co-ordinator: Professor Stephen Whitefield

Research Director: Professor Petra Schleiter

Impact Co-ordinator: Dr Nicholas Owen

Research Coordinator: Theory: Dr Zofia Stemplowska

Research Coordinator: Government: Dr Robin Harding

Centre Director: Centre for International Studies: Dr Andrea Ruggeri

Coordinator: Research Network in Political Thought: Dr Teresa Bejan

Centre Director: Centre for the Study of Social Justice: Dr Zofia Stemplowska

Unit Director: Public Policy Unit: Professor Iain McLean

Subject Panel Chair: Comp Pol of Latin America, Africa & Asia: Professor Ricardo Soares de Oliveira

Subject Panel Chair: Government and Sociology: Dr Robin Harding

Subject Panel Chair: History: Professor Michael Hart

Subject Panel Chair: International Relations: Dr Sudhir Hazareesingh

Subject Panel Chair: Prelims: Dr Karma Nabulsi

Subject Panel Chair: Theory: Dr Daniel Butt

Harassment Officers: Professor Patricia Thornton and Dr Paul Martin

Disability Lead (Students): Ashley Walters

Disability Co-ordinator (Students): Andrew Melling