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

REF Co-ordinator: Professor Stephen Whitefield

Research Director: Professor Petra Schleiter

Impact Co-ordinator: Dr Nicholas Owen

Research Coordinator: Theory: Dr Teresa Bejan

Research Coordinator: Government: Dr Radoslaw Zubek

Research Coordinator: Centre for International Studies: Dr Andrea Ruggeri

Harassment Officers: Professor Patricia Thornton and Dr Paul Martin

Disability Lead (Students): Ashley Walters