Current Heads and Managers of Departments/Schools

Head of Department/School

Head of Department - Senior Lecturer, Edge Hotel School
Head of Department - Professor (R), Department of Economics
Research interests: Labour Economics; Search and Matching Theory; Macroeconomics; Quantitative Economics
Head of Department - Senior Lecturer (R), Department of Language and Linguistics
Research interests: English as Additional Language Learners (EAL); Academic Literacies; Student Identity in Writing at University;
Head of Department - Professor, Department of Sociology
Research interests: modern social and cultural history; social policy, social justice and criminal justice; gender relations; youth justice, child rights, family law
Head of Department - Senior Lecturer (R), Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS)
Research interests: Artificial Intelligence narratives; Climate fiction; Speculative autofiction
Head of Department - Senior Lecturer, Essex Pathways
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Language and Linguistics
Research interests: Teacher Training; Teacher Development; The Transition from Teaching General English to EAP; Teacher Reflection; The relationship between academic locus of control and long-term perceived self-efficacy for academic writing in undergraduates
Head of Department - Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Research interests: C G Jung, analytical psychology, Jungian and Post-Jungian theory; psychoanalytic history and psychohistory, especially the application of analytical psychology to the discipline of history; oral history; historiography; transgenerational transmission of trauma; Chinese/Vietnamese Diaspora; Psychology of Religion
Head of Department - Professor (R), Department of Government
Research interests: Legislative Politics; Comparative European Politics; Public Policy; Irish Politics
Head of School and Professor (R), School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences
Head of School - Professor (R), Essex Law School
Research interests: Corporate Governance; Corporate Social Responsibility; Consumer Protection; Development; Corporate Regulation
Head of Department - Professor (R), Department of Psychology
Research interests: Social language processing in normal and special populations (e.g., bilinguals, brain damaged, aging); Emotional and attitudinal language processing across different cultures; Motivational prosody processing; Event-related brain potentials
Head of School - Professor (R), School of Philosophy and Art History
Research interests: visual hagiography (especially miracle scenes); charitable institutions (hospitals, confraternities); visual culture of social problems; late medieval and Renaissance Italian visual culture (1300-1600); reception theory; visual culture of the mendicant orders (especially Franciscans, Dominicans, Augustinians, Servites); gender and sexuality; medical humanities
Head of Department - Senior Lecturer (R), Department of History
Research interests: US foreign policy since c1860; Public opinion and foreign policy; Anglo-American relations
Head of School - Professor (R), School of Life Sciences
Research interests: Genomic and epigenomic methods and software; Epigenomics and the environment; Alzheimers disease; Schizophrenia
Head of Department - Professor (R), School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Brain-Computer Interfaces; Statistical and adaptive signal processing; Mobile brain and body imaging; Technology-mediated rehabilitation; Assistive technology
Director of UK Data Archive, UK Data Archive

Department/School Manager

School Manager, School of Life Sciences
Ask me about: Strategic Planning; People Recruitment & Management; Financial Planning; Working with the School of Life Sciences; Curriculum Development & Teaching Planning; Space Management; Marketing & Student Recruitment; Quality Assurance & Accreditation; Harassment Support Network
Department Manager, Department of Sociology
Education Manager, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Ask me about: Timetabling and Room Booking ; Exam Boards ; Exam Co-ordination ; Student Policies and Procedures ; Departmental Research Funds
Department Manager, Department of Economics
Ask me about: Professional services across the department; Supporting the department's academic leaders on planning, managing resources and representing the department across the university
Department Manager, Department of Language and Linguistics
Department Manager, Department of Psychology
Ask me about: Planning in the Department; Human Resources and Recruitment; Quality Assurance and Accreditation; Departmental Structures and Processes; Administrative Team Function; Queries, Complaints and Support for staff; Links with the Wider University
School Manager, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
School Manager, East 15 Acting School
Department Manager, Essex Pathways
School Manager, Edge Hotel School
Ask me about: • Edge Hotel School operations • Professional Services management • Work based learning • Policies and Procedures • HR matters
Department Manager, Department of Economics
Ask me about: professional services across the department; supporting the department's academic leaders on planning, managing resources and representing the department across the university
Department Manager, Department of Mathematical Sciences
Department Manager, Department of History
Ask me about: Strategic planning; HR matters and staff appointments; Timetabling; Exam boards; Quality assurance; Department finances
Head of Operations and Business Services, EBS - Academic Services
Ask me about: Working with Essex Business School (EBS); Strategic Planning; Professional Services Management; Quality Assurance & Accreditation; Financial Management; Human Resource Management; Executive Education
School Manager, School of Health and Social Care
School Manager, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Department Manager, Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Ask me about: All matters to do with the Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies at the University of Essex.
Department Manager, Department of Government
Department Manager, Department of Sociology
Ask me about: HR matters; Departmental and University policies and procedures; Exam Boards; Quality assurance; Compliance
School Manager, Essex Law School
Ask me about: Human Resources and recruitment; Curriculum development; Quality assurance and acceditation; Working with the School of Law; Teaching timetables
Department Manager, Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS)
School Manager, Edge Hotel School
Ask me about: Edge Hotel School operations • Professional Services management • Exams and Assessment • Policies and Procedures • HR matters
School Manager, School of Philosophy and Art History
Ask me about: Strategic planning; HR matters and staff appointments; Timetabling; Exam Boards; Quality assurance; School and Centre finances
School Manager, School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences

For Heads of School and School Manager equivalents at East 15 Acting School and Edge Hotel School, please visit their respective web pages.