A to Z School Directory

 

Administrative resourcing

Nikki Axford/Wendy Burt  Critical Studies Head of School Administration
Affiliate appointments (see also Honorary appointments)   SCS Operations Admin
Announcements  Katrina McNeil Critical Studies Announcements
Appeals Head of Subject  

Applications for postgraduate study

Creative Writing

Kimm Curran

Martha McCorkindale

 

SCS PG Admin

SCS CW Admin

 

Budgets (see Finance)    
School Meetings  Nikki Axford/Wendy Burt Critical Studies Head of School Administration
Catering Katrina McNeil SCS Operations Admin
Commercial Contracts Nikki Axford Critical Studies Head of School Administration
Committees (see individual entries)     

Complaints Officer

Deputy Complaints Officer

Charlotte Methuen

Wendy Anderson

Dr Charlotte Methuen

Dr Wendy Anderson

Diary - Head of School Katrina McNeil  
Disability School Disability Officer Dr Katherine Heavey
Endowments  Nikki Axford/Kiran Faisal SCS Operations Admin
Equipment bid Kiran Faisal SCS Operations Admin
Erasmus Officers Subject mobility officers Prof Elizabeth Robertson  Dr Katherine Heavey Dr. Theo van Heijnsbergen¬† Dr Charlotte Methuen
Estates - maintenance, keys, mail Katrina McNeil SCS Operations Admin
Estates - resources Nikki Axford/Wendy Burt Critical Studies Head of School Administration
Ethics College of Arts Ethics Officer  
Exam Boards Anna MacMillan SCS L&T Admin
External examiners - appointments Nikki Axford/Wendy Burt Critical Studies Head of School Administration
External examiners - expenses   SCS Operations Admin
Events   - Research (visiting speakers/seminars/conferences) Denise Ritchie SCS Operations Admin
Finance - budgets Nikki Axford/Wendy Burt Critical Studies Head of School Administration
Finance - general purchasing Kiran Faisal SCS Operations Admin
Finance - expense submission   SCS Operations Admin
Health, Safety & Wellbeing Nikki Axford/Wendy Burt Critical Studies Head of School Administration
Honorary appointments (see also Affiliate appointments)   SCS Operations Admin
Human Resources (initial enquiries) Nikki Axford/Wendy Burt Critical Studies Head of School Administration
Internationalisation support Karen Allan

karen.allan@glasgow.ac.uk

I.T. (support) Arts IT Support http://helpdesk.arts.gla.ac.uk/
Junior Year Abroad (JYA) Subject mobility officers Prof Elizabeth Robertson  Dr Katherine Heavey Dr. Theo van Heijnsbergen¬† Dr Charlotte Methuen
Knowledge Transfer   College Business Development Officer Fraser Rowan 
Learning & Teaching Committee Anna MacMillan SCS L&T Admin
Marketing Nikki Axford/Wendy Burt Critical Studies Head of School Administration
Memoranda of Understanding   Critical Studies Head of School Administration
MyCampus Anna MacMillan SCS L&T Admin
Performance & Development Review (P&DR - see Human Resources)    
PG Committee Kimm Curran

SCS PG Admin

PG School Events

Kimm Curran

SCS PG Admin

PIP (see Programme approval process)    
Plagiairism/Turnitin

School Plagiarism Officer/ Anna MacMillan

Dr Katie Lowe
SCS L&T Admin
Principia Consortium students Karen Allan Critical Studies ScotLit Admin
Prizes  (non-undergraduate) Kiran Faisal SCS Operations Admin
Prizes (undergraduate) Anna MacMillan/Kiran Faisal SCS L&T Admin
Programme and course approval process (postgraduate taught)

Kimm Curran

SCS PG Admin
Programme and course approval process (undergraduate)

Anna MacMillan

SCS L&T Admin
Postgraduate Student queries (status, funding,  progression)
Creative Writing students

Kimm Curran

Martha McCorkindale

SCS PG Admin

SCS CW Admin

Progress Reviews (postgraduate research)
Creative Writing Progress Reviews

Kimm Curran
Martha McCorkindale

SCS PG Admin

SCS CW Admin

Project Approval Forms (PAFs - see Research grant management)    College Research Team arts-researchoffice@glasgow.ac.uk
Promotions (see Human Resources)     
Publicity (see Marketing)    
Quality Assurance School Quality Officer Dr Maria Dick
Recognition & Reward (see Human Resources)     
Recruitment (students - see Marketing)     
Recruitment (staff - see Human Resources)    
Research grant management College Research Team arts-researchoffice@glasgow.ac.uk
Research Committee Denise Ritchie SCS Research Admin
Research fund applications Denise Ritchie SCS Research Admin
Research Project - costings College Research Team arts-researchoffice@glasgow.ac.uk
Research Project - budgets Nikki Axford/Kiran Faisal
College Research Team

SCS Operations Admin

arts-researchoffice@glasgow.ac.uk

Research Project - recruitment College Research Team
Nikki Axford/Wendy Burt
Critical Studies Head of School Administration
Room booking (also see Timetabling) Katrina McNeil SCS Operations Admin
School Council Nikki Axford/Wendy Burt Critical Studies Head of School Administration
School Executive Nikki Axford/Wendy Burt Critical Studies Head of School Administration
Scholarship availability/School ranking process Kimm Curran

SCS PG Admin

Sickness absence reporting Line manager/Nikki Axford/Wendy Burt Critical Studies Head of School Administration
Student - course and programme enquiries (UG) Anna MacMillan/Course Administrator  SCS L&T Admin
Student - data (student numbers, stats etc) Nikki Axford/Wendy Burt, Anna MacMillan

Critical Studies Head of School Administration

SCS L&T Admin

Timetabling  Anna MacMillan SCS L&T Admin
U.K. Borders Agency matters (students) Anna MacMillan critstudies-tier4-monitoring@glasgow.ac.uk
Visiting Scholars & Students Denise Ritchie Critical Studies Visiting Scholars
Vivas (postgraduate research) Kimm Curran

SCS PG Admin

Webpages - Research  Denise Ritchie SCS Web Updates
Webpages - School Wendy Burt SCS Web Updates


School Management Team

 Head of School Prof Alice Jenkins
Depute Head of School Prof Marc Alexander
Head of School Administration Alexander Logie
Learning & Teaching Convener Dr Rachel Smith
Postgraduate Convener Dr Bryony Randall
Research Convener Prof Willy Maley
Head of Subject: English Language and Linguistics Prof Marc Alexander
Head of Subject: English Literature Dr Helen Stoddart
Head of Subject: Scottish Literature Dr Rhona Brown
Head of Subject: Theology & Religious Studies Dr Scott Spurlock
International Officer Prof Gerry Carruthers

 


School Management and Structure

 

The School of Critical Studies is managed through a committee structure which encompasses the School’s primary domains of learning and teaching strategy, research, and postgraduate activity.

The structure and remit of each committee, and current committee members are outlined below:

School Executive

To support the Head of School in the governance of all aspects of School operations relating to learning and teaching, research and operations management.
Committee members are expected to represent their own respective areas within the School’s operations, whilst advising on and contributing to the management of the School.

  • The Head of School represents the School at the College Management Group.
  • The Learning and Teaching Convenor represents the School at the College Learning and Teaching Committee and UG BOS.
  • The Graduate Studies Convenor represents the School at the College Graduate Studies Commitee and Higher Degree BOS.
  • The Research Convenor represents the School at the College Research and KT Committee.
  • The Head of School Administration represents the School at the College Senior MPA Group.

Chair: Prof Jeremy Smith; Head of School

Members: Head of School;Deputy Head of School,  Heads of Subject; Head of School Administration; Learning and Teaching Convenor; Postgraduate Convenor; Research Convenor, Internationalisation Officer.

Learning and Teaching Committee

Advises on policy relating to learning and teaching across the School and enhances communication in these areas across the School.

Remit for the development of best practice and innovation in learning and teaching across the School and the implementation of learning and teaching policy.
The Committee also acts as the vehicle for academic approval of new courses/programmes at School level.

The Learning and Teaching Convenor communicates issues arising with the School Executive and also represents the School at the College Learning and Teaching Committee.

Subject Learning and Teaching are expected to ensure that issues arising from the committee are communicated to relevant parties within their Subject area, and also to represent their Subject area at the School Committee

Chair: Dr Wendy Anderson

Members: School Learning and Teaching Convenor; Subject Learning and Teaching Convenors; Head of School Administration; Teaching and Student Support Administrator; SRC Reps.  Occasional members: School Quality Officer

 

Postgraduate Committee

Advises on policy relating to postgraduate matters across the School and enhances communication across the School.

The Postgraduate Convenor communicates issues arising with the School Executive and also represents the School at the Higher Degrees Board of Study.
Subject Postgraduate Convenors are expected to ensure that issues arising from the committee are communicated to relevant parties within their Subject area, and also to represent their Subject area at the School Committee.

Chair: Dr Robert Maslen, Postgraduate Convenor

Clerk: Dr Kimm Curran, Postgraduate Administrator

Members: Postgraduate Convenor, PGT/Postgraduate Training Co-ordinator, Subject Postgraduate Convenors, Postgraduate Administrator, Head of School Administration

Research Committee

Advises on policy relating to research activity across the School and enhances communication across the School.

Remit for the development and enhancement of the research activity across the School.

The Research Convenor communicates issues arising with the School Executive and also represents the School at the College Knowledge Transfer and Research Committee.

Subject Research Convenors are expected to ensure that issues arising from the committee are communicated to relevant parties within their Subject area, and also to represent their Subject area at the School Committee.

Chair: Prof Alice Jenkins,  Research Convenor

Clerk: Mrs Denise Ritchie,  Operations Administrator

Members: School Research Convenor, Subject Research Convenors, STELLA Director, Operations Administrator, School Web Officer

School Council

 


School Officers

Complaints Officer

Dr Charlotte Methuen

Depute Complaints Officer Dr Wendy Anderson
Disability Officer Dr Catherine Emmott
Engagement Officer Prof Kirsteen McCue
Ethics Officer College Ethics Officer
Impact Officers

Dr Rachel Smith

Dr Mia Spiro

International Officer Prof David Jasper
Mobility Officer:  English Language Dr Catherine Emmott
Mobility Officer:  English Literature Dr Katherine Heavey
Mobility Officer:  Scottish Literature Dr Theo van Heijnsbergen 
Mobility Officer:  Theology & Religious Studies Dr Charlotte Methuen
Plagiarism Officer Dr Katie Lowe
PGT/Postgraduate Training Co-ordinator Dr Bryony Randall
Quality Officer  
Research Integrity Officer Dr Rhian Williams
Web Officer Dr Susan Rennie


English Language & Linguistics

English Language and Linguistics

  Course Convener
Head of Subject   Prof Marc Alexander
Deputy Head of Subject    Prof Jennifer Smith
Exams Convener   Dr Wendy Anderson
Level 1 Convener   Dr Alison Wiggins
Level 2 Convener   Prof Jennifer Smith
Honours Convener   Dr Kathryn Lowe
Honours Courses Culture and English Language Teaching Dr Wendy Anderson
  Digital Humanities for Language and Literature Prof Marc Alexander
  History of English 1 Prof Jeremy Smith Sem 1 & Dr Susan Rennie Sem 2
  History of the Scottish Book Prof Jeremy Smith Sem 1 & Dr Susan Rennie  Sem 2
  Medieval English Literature 1 Dr Alison Wiggins
  Medieval English Literature 2 Prof Elizabeth Robertson
  Old English Literature 1 Dr Kathryn Lowe
  Onomastics

Prof Carole Hough

  Phonetics and Phonology 

Dr Rachel Smith (Sem 1) Prof Jane Stuart-Smith (Sem 2)

  Pragmatics and Spoken Discourse Dr Catherine Emmott
  Semantics Of English Prof Carole Hough
  Sociolinguistics Dr Jennifer Smith
  Written Text and Narrative

Dr Catherine Emmott

Dissertation Dissertation Convener

Dr Kathryn Lowe

Postgraduate English Language & Linguistics PGR

Prof Jane Stuart-Smith

  MSc English Language & Linguistics

Dr Susan Rennie

 


English Literature

English Literature

 

  Course Convener
   Head of Subject Dr Vassiliki Kolocotroni
   Deputy Head of Subject

Dr Stuart Gillespie

Level 1 1A - Poetry & Poetics

Dr Jane Goldman

Dr Adrian Streete (Deputy Convener)

  1B - The Novel & Narratology

Dr Andrew Radford

Dr Helen Stoddart (Deputy Convener)

Level 2 2A - Writing & Ideology

Dr Alex Benchimol

Dr Sophie Vlacos (Deputy Convener)

  2B - Writing & Text

Mr Paddy Lyons

Dr Maria Dick (Deputy Convener)

Honours Junior Honours Semester 1 Dr Stuart Gillespie
  Junior Honours Semester 2 Dr John Coyle
  Senior Honours Dr John Coyle
  12 - Literary Theory Dr Sophie Vlacos
  14 - Renaissance  Dr Adrian Streete
  15 - Inventing the Modern Dr David Shuttleton
  16 - Romantic  Prof Nigel Leask
  17 - Victorian Dr Andrew Radford
  18a - Modern Literature 1 Dr Bryony Randall
  18b - Modern Literature 2 Dr Helen Stoddart
  19a - American Literature 1 Dr John Coyle
  19b - American Literature 2 Dr Stephen Burn
  A Fantastic History of the 20th Century Dr Robert Maslen
  British Children's Literature Dr Matthew Creasy
  Contemporary Realisms Dr Sophie Vlacos
  Irish & Scottish Literature Post 1900 Dr Maria Dick
  James Joyce Dr Matthew Creasy 
  Literature and Medicine Dr Megan Coyer
  Modern American Women's Writing Dr Laura Rattray
  Modernism &  the Politics of Gender Dr Vassiliki Kolocotroni
  Restoration Comedy Mr Paddy Lyons
  Romantic Avant-Garde in Poetry 1750-1910 Dr John Coyle & Jeffrey Robinson
  Romanticism & Revolution Prof Nigel Leask
  Science Fiction Dr Douglas Small
  Shakespeare & His Contemporaries Dr Robert Maslen
  Shakespearean Forms Dr Stuart Gillespie
  Urban Spaces Dr Helen Stoddart
  Victorian Popular Fiction Dr Christine Ferguson Dr Rhian Williams
  Writing the English Revolution Richard Stacey
Dissertation Dissertation Convener Dr Rhian Williams
  Creative Writing Dissertation Colin Heard
Postgraduate American Studies MLitt (joint with History) Dr Stephen Burn
  Creative Writing MLitt  Zoe Strachan
  Creative Writing MLitt (Distance Learning)  Carloyn Jess-Cooke
  Creative Writing MFA/DFA Dr Elizabeth Reeder
  English Literature PGR Dr Adrian Streete
  Fantasy MLitt Dr Robert Maslen
  Modernities MLitt  Dr Bryony Randall
  Victorian Literature MLitt (PT Yr 2) Prof Alice Jenkins


Scottish Literature

Scottish Literature

  Course Convener
Level 1   Dr Ronnie Young
Level 2   Dr Theo van Heijnsbergen
Honours   Prof Kirsteen McCue
Postgraduate    Prof Alan Riach

 


Theology & Religious Studies

 

Theology & Religious Studies

  Course Convener
Levels 1 & 2 Hebrew 1 Dr Sarah Nicholson
  Greek 1 Mrs Linda Knox
  The Search for Meaning: Judaism, Islam & Christianity Ms Julie Clague
  Creation to Apocalypse: Intro. To the Bible Dr Sarah Nicholson
  Christian Traditions and Transformations Dr Charlotte Methuen
  Mysticism and Spirituality Prof George Pattison
  Religion, Culture & Controversy Dr Lloyd Ridgeon
  The God Question: Exploring Christianity Dr Jonathan Birch
  The Search for Meaning: Understanding Asian Trad. Dr Charles Orzech
  Texts & Cultures of the Bible Dr Sean Adams
BD Courses Church & Congregation (Level 1) Dr Heather Walton
  Theology for Ministry Dr Scott Spurlock
  Worship & Liturgy Rev Doug Gay
  Bible for Ministry (Online)

Dr Sean Adams

  Presbyterian Studies (Online)

Dr Glenn Chestnutt

  Church & Congregation (Level 2)

Dr Charlotte Methuen

  Creation, Culture & Context

Rev Doug Gay

  Worship & Liturgy

Rev Doug Gay

  Worship & Witness in a Theological Perspective

Rev Doug Gay

  Church and Society in Scotland Dr Charlotte Methuen
Level 3 Buddhism Dr Charles Orzech
  Modern Judaism Dr Mia Spiro
  Political Theology Rev Doug Gay
  Wisdom Literature, Old Testament Dr Sarah Nicholson
Honours Buddhism Dr Charles Orzech
  Bible, Literature & Culture Dr Samuel Tongue
  Christianity & Bioethics Dr Julie Clague
  Classical Hebrew Dr Sarah Nicholson
  Doctrine of God Prof George Pattison
  Historical Jesus Dr Jonathan Birch
  Modern Judaism Dr Mia Spiro
  New Testament Greek Mrs Linda Knox
  Political Theology Rev Doug Gay
  Radical Spiritual and Social Visions in Women's Writing Dr Heather Walton
  Religion in Modern Iran Dr Lloyd Ridgeon
  Studies in Reformation History Dr Charlotte Methuen
  Wisdom Literature, Old Testament Dr Sarah Nicholson
Postgraduate Theology & Religious Studies (Sem 1) Dr Scott Spurlock
  Theology & Religious Studies (Sem 2)  Dr Mia Spiro
  Doctorate in Practical Theology  Prof Heather Walton
  MLitt/Mth Religion, Literature & Culture Ms Julie Clague
  MSc Political Islam Dr Lloyd Ridgeon

 


Undergraduate Programme Administrators

Undergraduate

Senior Learning &
Teaching Administrator

  Anna MacMillan SCS L&T Admin
English Language and Linguistics 

Levels 1+2, Honours

Level 1

Alison Bennett 

Helen McLaughlin

Critical Studies Englang Admin
English Literature Levels 1+2 Helen Gilday Critical Studies EngLit Admin
English Literature Honours Karen Allen Critical Studies EngLit Hons Admin
Scottish Literature

 

Helen McLaughlin

Critical Studies ScotLit Admin
Principia Consortium   Karen Allan Critical Studies ScotLit Admin
Theology & Religious Studies Levels 1+2, Honours Christine Roser  Critical Studies TRS Admin

Postgraduate Programme Administrators

Postgraduate

Postgraduate Enquiries

Creative Writng Enquiries

Kimm Curran

Martha McCorkindale

SCS PG Admin

SCS CW Admin

Postgraduate Taught programmes 

MLitt in Creative Writing

Kimm Curran

Martha McCorkindale

SCS PG Admin

SCS CW Admin

Tier 4 students Anna Macmillan  tier4-monitoring@glasgow.ac.uk


Postgraduate Research Administrators

Postgraduate Research programmes 

MFA/DFA in Creative Writing

 

 Kimm Curran

Martha McCorkindale

 

SCS PG Admin

SCS CW Admin

APRs

Kimm Curran

Martha McCorkindale

SCS PG Admin

SCS CW Admin

Trinity College MTh  Kimm Curran

SCS PG Admin