Who to contact

Helping you direct queries to the right place

Studying with us

Prospective students

If you're thinking about studying with us, or have applied to study with us, please direct queries to the Undergraduate Admissions Office or the School Postgraduate Office.

Undergraduate Admissions Office

Postgraduate Office

Current undergraduate students 

Undergraduate Teaching Office can help with matters relating to the administration of your courses.

Student Support Office are also available to help with a range of other undergraduate queries.

Current postgraduate students 

Postgraduate Office should be your first port of call for most postgraduate queries.


Consult our research page for information about our research.


Key contacts in Philosophy

Below is a list of faculty with administrative responsibilities, who you should also feel free to contact.

Head of Philosophy Nick Treanor
Deputy Head of Philosophy Alix Cohen
Philosophy Management Team Executive Assistant Nicola Cairncross


Undergraduate Director Bryan Pickel
Pre-honours Coordinator Alistair Isaac
Honours Coordinator Aidan McGlynn
Joint honours Coordinator Brian Rabern
Academic contact for Philosophy & Economics Guy Fletcher
Academic contact for Philosophy and Greek Inna Kupreeva/Damian Caluori
Academic contact for Philosophy & Politics Alix Cohen
Academic contact for Philosophy and English Literature Aidan McGlynn
Academic contact for Philosophy and Mathematics Brian Rabern
Academic contact for Philosophy and Psychology Pauline Phemister
Academic contact for Philosophy and Linguistics Bryan Pickel
Academic contact for Philosophy and English Language Bryan Pickel
Academic contact for Philosophy and Modern Languages Damian Caluori
Academic contact for Philosophy and Theology Patrick Todd
Course Organiser, Morality and Value Guy Fletcher
Course Organiser, Philosophy of Science 1 Alistair Isaac
Course Organiser, Greats Jonathan Cottrell
Course Organiser, Knowledge and Reality Bryan Pickel
Course Organiser, Logic 1 Brian Rabern
Course Organiser, Mind, Matter and Language Wolfgang Schwarz
Exam Boards Convenor Tillmann Vierkant
Philosophy QAE David Levy
Equality & Diversity Director Filipa Melo Lopes
Open Day Coordinator Alasdair Richmond
Philosophy Society Liaison Andrew Mason
Tutor Coordinator Alix Cohen
Student Exchange Coordinator Damian Caluori
Reading Party Coordinator Nick Treanor
Summer School Organiser Wolfgang Schwarz
SSLC Convenor Bryan Pickel
Philosophy Library Rep Alistair Isaac


Postgraduate Director Dave Ward (Semester 1), Elinor Mason (Semester 2)
Postgraduate Teaching Director Alix Cohen
Programme Director, MSc Epistemology, Ethics and Mind (Online) Suilin Lavelle
Programme Director, MSc Mind, Language and Embodied Cognition Tillmann Vierkant
Programme Director, MSc Philosophy Patrick Todd
Programme Director, MSc Philosophy, Science & Religion (online) Jo Wolff


Research Advisor Mike Ridge
REF Coordinator Mike Ridge
Edinburgh Speaker Seminars Coordinator Patrick Todd
Eidyn Director Duncan Pritchard