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Faculty of Languages and Cultures

Key Staff

Associate Dean (Undergraduate)

Professor Andrew R George BA, PhD (Birmingham), FBA

Associate Dean (Masters)

Dr Griseldis Kirsch MA, PhD (Trier)

Associate Dean (Research)

Dr Rachel V Harrison BA, PhD (London)

Faculty Administrator

Roger Nuthall BA MA(SHEFFIELD)

Academic Staff

Anne Pauwels
Dean of the Faculty of Languages and Cultures
Professor Anne Pauwels Professor of Sociolinguistics and Dean of the Faculty of Languages and Cultures
  • Tel: +44 (0)207 898 4474
  • Email: ap62@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: 360
  • Office Hours: See info outside rm 360 (English in Global World)
Rachel V Harrison
Associate Dean (Research)
Rachel Harrison
Modern Thai Cultural Studies, Cinema and Literature; gender studies with reference to Thailand; literary criticism and South East Asian Literatures in a comparative context; Western film set in South East Asia
  • Tel: 020 7898 4247
  • Email: rh6@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: 455
  • Office Hours: Tuesdays 15:00 - 17:00

Griseldis Kirsch
Associate Dean (Masters)
Griseldis Kirsch

Contemporary Japanese culture, with particular interest in Japanese media and popular culture, representations of 'Otherness', social phenomena and war memory.

  • Tel: 020 7898 4288
  • Email: gk10@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: 377
  • Office Hours: Mondays 11am-1pm and by appointment
Andrew R George
Associate Dean (Undergraduate)
Andrew George Cuneiform and Ancient Mesopotamian studies
  • Tel: 020 7898 4335
  • Email: ag5@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: 414
  • Office Hours: E-mail for appointment
  • On Sabbatical:2012-13

Narguess Farzad
Senior Tutor
Narguess Farzad Persian language and literature. Organiser of SOAS-Cambridge Undergraduate workshops
  • Tel: 020 7898 4346
  • Email: nf1@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: 440
  • Office Hours: Mondays 1.30-2.30pm/Thursdays 1-2pm

Administrative Staff

Roger Nuthall
Faculty Administrator, Faculty of Languages and Cultures
Roger Nuthall

Academic Support Office

Maxine Brown
Team Leader (Academic Support)
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Deborah Nelson
Faculty Officer (Academic Support)
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Kerri Ann Ramkissoon
Faculty Officer, Academic Support (Maternity Cover)
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Charles Graham-Dixon
Assistant Faculty Officer (Academic Support)
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Student Support Office

Lisa McSweeney
Team Leader (Student Support)
Lisa McSweeney
Hifzah Tariq
Faculty Officer (Student Support)
Hifzah Tariq

Helen Lidis
Faculty Officer (Student Support)
Helen Lidis
Eleanor Feldman
Assistant Faculty Officer (Student Support)
Eleanor Feldman