People

We have a wide range of staff supporting our research activities.

Research support

If you have any questions regarding research, please contact us at FASSresearch@surrey.ac.uk.

Name

Role

Prof Sabine Braun

Associate Dean (Research)

Dr Tamsin Woodward-Smith

Research Facilitation Officer

Laura Green

Faculty Administrator (Research) and Assistant to Associate Dean (Research)

Research directors

The Research Director role involves:

  • Providing leadership and overall management of research activity across the school or department in the context of the Faculty and the University research strategy and faculty objectives.
  • To be an advocate for the Faculty and the University research strategy and to help build a strong research culture within the school or department.
  • To review research activity and provide developmental support for research centres, groups and individual academics within the school or department.
  • To help assess research quality and build strong research capability within the school or department including the nurturing of talent, creativity and ground-breaking research.
  • To work with the Associate Director (Research) to contribute to the strategic direction of the Faculty, aligned with institutional requirements for enhancement in the quantity and quality of research and related income and research output and impact.

Departments and schools

Name

Surrey Business School

Prof Steve Wood

Economics

Dr Jo Blanden

Guildford School of Acting

Prof Robert Shaughnessy

Hospitality and Tourism Management

Prof Allan Williams

Law

Prof Francesco Giglio

Literature and Languages

Prof Patricia Pulham

Music and Media

Dr Jeremy Barham

Politics

Dr Simon Usherwood

Sociology

Prof Karen Bullock

Impact leads

Departments and schools

Name

Surrey Business School

Dr Ben Eaton

Economics

Dr Jo Blanden

Guildford School of Acting

Dr Stuart Andrews

Hospitality and Tourism Management

Dr Candice Howarth

Law

Dr Melissa Hamilton

Literature and Languages

Prof Patricia Pulham

Music and Media

Dr David Frohlich

Politics

Dr Simon Usherwood

Sociology

Dr Rob Meadows

Contact us

Find us

Address
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
University of Surrey
Guildford
Surrey
GU2 7XH