Literatures, Languages & Cultures

Admin and support contacts

Professional Services staff in the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures.

Many of us work on a hybrid basis - a mixture of on-campus and digitally.

Our working hours are Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm (UK time).

Please email us in the first instance, and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

School Office

Title Name Email
Head of School Professor Alex Thomson
Director of Professional Services Jacqui Brook
Head of Operations Anna McGauley
Resources Coordinator Nicol Smith
Finance Resources Administrator Sam Brudell

HR Resources Administrator  Karen McErlean
Resources Assistant Sagan Turner
Resources Assistant (Finance) Claire Haley
Resources Assistant (HR)

Kasia Wytrazek
Marketing and Communications Manager Máire Cox 
Marketing and Communications Officer Nathalia Bogdanov

Timetabling and Workload Allocation Officer

Roddy McDougall
Research Manager Janet Black
Research Administrator Laura Tomlinson

Estates and Facilities Manager Alexander McBroom
Estates and Facilities Assistant Calum Barrie
School Receptionist Justyna Hajduczek
School Receptionist Nico Whittaker

Student and Academic Services

Student and Academic Services Manager

Jackie Barnhart
Director of Learning and Teaching Dr Ben Bateman
Postgraduate Research Director Dr Frauke Matthes

Student Support

Book an online appointment with a Student Adviser

Title Name Email
Head of Student Support / Coordinator of Adjustments Christine Lennie
Student Adviser Clare Chadd
Student Adviser Claire Dickson
Student Adviser Claire Lightfoot
Student Adviser Fiona Scanlon
Student Support Administrator Katarina Zabecka
Student Support Administrator Fraser King

Teaching Office

Book an online appointment with the Teaching Office (for students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes)

Title Name Email
Taught Programmes Operations Manager Iain Sutherland
Taught Programmes Officer Jess Murray
Year Abroad and Placement Officer Elaine Hermina 
Senior Administrator (English Literature) Michael Butler
Senior Administrator (Celtic and Scottish Studies & Asian Studies) Annie Kelly
Undergraduate Administrator (Asian Studies) Vivien MacNish Porter

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Administrator (Celtic and Scottish Studies & Asian Studies) Callum Lennie
Senior Administrator (Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies) Monique Brough
Senior Administrator UG and PG (DELC) Gillian Paterson
Undergraduate and Postgraduate Administrator (DELC) Claire Hand
Undergraduate and Postgraduate Administrator (DELC) Stuart Moyes
Undergraduate and Postgraduate Administrator (DELC) Bronwen Jones
Undergraduate and Postgraduate Administrator (DELC) Craig Adams
Undergraduate Administrator (English Literature) June Cahongo
Undergraduate Administrator (English Literature) Sheila Strathdee

Undergraduate Administrator (English Literature) Hope Hamilton
Undergraduate Administrator (Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies) Anne Budo

Postgraduate Administrator (Taught) Kara McCormack

Postgraduate Research Office

Book an online appointment with the Postgraduate Research Office (for students on MSc by Research and PhD programmes)

Title Name Phone Email
Postgraduate Research Support Officer Karin Bolton +44 (0)131 650 4465
Postgraduate Research Senior Administrator Alan Binnie +44 (0)131 651 1822

Learning and Teaching Enhancement

Title Name Email
Quality Assurance, Enhancement and Projects Officer David Horn
Learning and Teaching Enhancement Administrator Chloe Peck
Learning and Teaching Enhancement Administrator Lizzy Irvine

Learning & Information Technology

Title Name Phone Email
Learning and Information Technology Manager Carne Burke +44 (0)131 650 3970
Technology Support Assistant - AV John Glendinning +44 (0)131 650 3971
Resource Centre and AV Support Administrator Tom Napper +44 (0)131 650 3974

Learning Technologist Renée Marx +44 (0)131 650 3973
Learning Technology Assistant Amadeo Rasul +44 (0)131 650 3976
Technology Support Officer Neil Young +44 (0)131 650 3972
Technology Support Assistant - IT Liam Neave +44 (0)131 650 3975

Scottish Universities' International Summer School

Title Name Email
SUISS Summer School Administrative Manager Lauren Pope
SUISS Co-Director Gina Gwenffrewi
SUISS Co-Director Laura Muetzelfeldt