Meet the FEDIC team

The Faculty Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee (FEDIC) embraces the challenge of making a positive difference to the culture of the Faculty and will work together to deliver focused actions to improve the experiences and perceptions of our diverse community.

Meet the team


Ruth Gill

Ruth Gill

Director of Faculty Operations

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Professor Bran Nicol

Interim Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Executive Dean (FASS), Professor of English Literature


Rabbi Alex Goldberg

Rabbi Alexander Goldberg

Faith and Belief representative

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Dr Simona Guerra

Department of Politics representative

Michael Hassell

Michael Hassel

University Equality and Diversity representative

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Dr YingFei Heliot

Surrey Business School representative

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Dr Alexandros Mandilaras

School of Economics representative

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Dr Chris Mark

Department of Music and Media representative

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Professor Emma Mayhew

Associate Dean (Education) of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Professor of Pedagogy in Politics and International Relations

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Dr Catherine McNamara

Guildford School of Acting (GSA) representative

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Dr Francesca Menichelli

Department of Sociology representative

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Dr Vickie Thanapal

School of Law representative

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Professor Iis Tussyadiah

School of Hospitality and Tourism Management representative

Catherine Ulmer

Dr Catherine Ulmer

Research Facilitation Officer

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Professor Diane Watt

School of Literature and Languages representative

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