Faculty of Social Sciences

Our people

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Meet the Faculty team

The Faculty of Social Sciences is supported by a dedicated and diverse team which includes both academic and professional services staff.

Together they work hard to facilitate the smooth running of the Faculty; they provide a network in which academic excellence can thrive, whilst nurturing an environment where staff and students alike are encouraged to advance both personally and professionally.

Below you will find details of key role holders within the Faculty team, links to the latest job opportunities, individual contact details and a list of available support services.

Professional services

Emma Darnell
Financial Analyst, Office of the Faculty of Social Sciences
Karla Folkard
Faculty Accountant, Office of the Faculty of Social Sciences
Ask me about: Social Sciences finances; Snowball; Non-Research funding applications; Short course costings
Nikki Jackson
PA & Faculty Administrator, Office of the Faculty of Social Sciences
Ask me about: Queries relating to the Executive Dean or Faculty Manager for Social Sciences and general Faculty enquiries
Jessica Lott
Faculty Administrative Assistant, Office of the Faculty of Social Sciences
Ask me about: Queries relating to the Deputy Deans for Social Sciences; Faculty Meetings; General Faculty enquiries; Display screen equipment (DSE)
Catherine McDonald
Senior Faculty Communications Officer, Office of the Faculty of Social Sciences
Ask me about: - Promoting academic research through the national and international media, and via social media
Carly Peaston-Jones
Faculty Operations Manager, Office of the Faculty of Social Sciences
Ask me about: Q-Step and Applied Quantitative Methods (AQM) pathways ; Scholarships in the Faculty of Social Sciences ; Operational queries relating to the Faculty of Social Sciences ; Faculty of Social Sciences committees and meetings
Emma Stock
Faculty Manager, Office of the Faculty of Social Sciences
Ask me about: What the Faculty can do to assist you.; How the Faculty is run.; Department planning
Edmund Walker
Q-Step Officer, Office of the Faculty of Social Sciences
Ask me about: Q-Step; Quantitative social sciences
Want to work with us?

The staff within our Faculty are integral to our vision; we are looking for passionate and driven individuals who want to contribute to a world-leading destination for social science teaching and research. Visit our vacancy list for details of current job opportunities.

View our vacancies and join a world-leading social science University
Get in touch
Get in touch
Faculty of Social Sciences University of Essex
Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ
Telephone: 01206 872690
University of Essex University of Essex
Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ
Telephone: 01206 873333