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Faculty of Law and Social Sciences

Key Staff

Dean

Professor Matthew Craven BA, LLM, PhD (Nottingham) DipEd

Associate Dean (Learning & Teaching)

Dr Emilia Onyema  LLB (Nigeria) LLM, PhD (London)

Associate Dean (Research)

Dr Stephen Hopgood BSc (Bristol) DPhil (Oxon)

Faculty Administrator

Carolyn Heath BA (Leeds), MA(Sussex) (job share)
Cate Knowles (job share)

Academic Staff

Matthew Craven
Dean
Matthew Craven Public international law, human rights (economic, social and cultural rights), international legal theory, history of international law (colonialism and decolonisation), international dispute settlement
  • Tel: 020 7898 4673
  • Email: mc7@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: 250
  • Office Hours: By appointment
Emilia Onyema
Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching)
Emilia Onyema

International trade law; Comparative commercial law and alternative dispute resolution; International Commercial Arbitration; Law and Development in Africa; Customary laws of West Africa.

  • Tel: 020 7898 4717
  • Email: eo3@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: 242
  • Office Hours: Tuesday 11:30- 13:30

Stephen Hopgood
Associate Dean (Research)
Stephen Hopgood International relations theory; international politics in the twentieth century; theories of the state
  • Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4738
  • Email: sh18@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: 209
  • Office Hours: Wednesday 11-1pm
Matthew Haigh
Faculty Senior Tutor
Matthew Haigh

My research draws on moral philosophy and visual sociology to engage with environmental regulation and the behaviour of financial markets.

  • Tel: 0207 898 4145
  • Email: mh92@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: 548
  • Office Hours: Monday 10-12pm

Administrative Staff

Carolyn Heath
Faculty Administrator, LSS (Job share)
Carolyn Heath
Cate Knowles
Faculty Administrator, LSS (Job share)
Cate Knowles

Richard Story
Project Leader
Richard Story

Student Support Office

Wangari Muoria-Sal
Team Leader (Student Support)
Fire Warden
Wangari Muoria-Sal
Natasha De Meric
Faculty Officer (Student Support) - Law Postgraduate (job share)
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  • Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4402
  • Room: R201
  • Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
  • On Sabbatical:2013/14

Christine Djumpah
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Jack Footitt
Faculty Officer (Student Support) - Development Studies
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Yvonne Henry
Faculty Officer (Student Support) - Postgraduate Politics
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Jenny Higgins
Department Manager (Development Studies and Gender Studies)
Jenny Higgins

Katie Jenkins
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Anya Kropfitsch
Faculty Officer (Student Support) - DeFIMS
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Ian Munro
Faculty Officer (Student Support) - Undergraduate Politics
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Jeanne Spencer
Faculty Officer (Student Support)- Economics
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Juliet Ssentongo
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  • Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4403
  • Email: js59@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: R201
  • Office Hours: Monday-Friday 9.30am-5.30pm

Academic Support Office

Elaine Jakeman
Team Leader (Academic Support)
Elaine Jakeman
Atikah Chowdhury
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  • Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4485
  • Email: ac8@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: R201
  • Office Hours: Monday to Thursday, 10am - 4pm

Catherine Farinhas-Gray
Faculty Officer (Academic Support) - Law
Catherine Farinhas-Gray
Nathifa Hall-Ezea
Department Manager
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Matthew Jaggar
Faculty Officer (Academic Support) - Defims
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Anna Seecharan
Faculty Officer (Academic Support) - Development Studies
Anna Seecharan

Caroline Strickson
Faculty Officer (Academic Support) - Politics Department
Caroline Strickson