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SOAS Library

SOAS Library: Staff

Director of Library and Information Services

John Robinson BA (English & Communications) MA (Education Management)

Assistant Director (Research Library Services)

Christine Wise BA(Hons) MA DipLib MCLIP MCMI CMgr

Assistant Director (Customer Services and Operations)

Regina Everitt BA (Journalism) MSc (Library and Information Sciences) MCLIP, FLF

Library Administrator and PA to the Director

Gloria Hinds

Ade Aderemi
Customer Services Manager
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Kobir Ahmed
IT Trainer and Communication Coordinator
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Dominique Akhoun-Schwarb
Subject Librarian (Middle East & Central Asia)
Dominique Akhoun-Schwarb
Alexander Andreou
Library Shelver
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Winifred Assan
Senior Library Assistant (Reader Services)
Archives Assistant (Special Collections)
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Peter Baxter
Assistant Librarian/Saturday Supervisor
Peter Baxter

Vicky Bird
Subject Librarian (Economics, Politics, Finance & Management)
Vicky Bird
  • Tel: 020 7898 4147
  • Email: vb18@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: C2
  • On Sabbatical:On maternity leave 2016-2017
Annette Brooker
Library Support Services Officer
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Bob Burns
Subject Librarian (Law)
Bob Burns
Marcos Carbonell
Senior Library Assistant (Acquisitions and Bibliographic Services)
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Beth Clark
Head of Electronic Services & Deputy Head of Teaching and Research Support
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Rafael Corrales-Siodor
Library Shelver
Senior Library Assistant (Reader Services)
Rafael Corrales-Siodor

Eileen Crawley
Deputy Head of Acquisitions & Bibliographic Services
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Kay Dhawan
Assistant Librarian/Saturday Supervisor
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Yvette Dickerson
Librarian (Reader Services)
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Dana El Farra
Senior Library Assistant (Reader Services)
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Regina Everitt
Assistant Director (Customer Services & Operations)
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Mary Fisk
Subject Librarian (History & Religions, Ancient Near East, Semitics & Judaica)
Mary Seeley

Mei-Chuan Fuehrer-Cheng
Senior Library Assistant (Reader Services)
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Jean Grant
Library Support Services Officer
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Giovanni Guazzotti
Senior Library Assistant (Reader Services)
Giovanni Guazzotti
Christopher Gutkind
Assistant Librarian (Reader Services) - Evening Supervisor
Chris Gutkind

Gloria Hinds
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Edward Hood
Archivist
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Joanne Ichimura
Archivist
Joanne Ichimura
Maryam Jorfi
Senior Library Assistant (Reader Services)
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Mahesh Khagram
Library Support Services Officer
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Jotika Khur-Yearn
Subject Librarian (South East Asia & Pacific Islands)
Jotika Khur-yearn

Fujiko Kobayashi
Subject Librarian (Japan and Korea)
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Lina Lakhia
LMS Project Manager
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LMS Project Manager


Adam Lausch-Holubowicz
Senior Library Assistant (Reader Services)
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Wynn Lewis
Library Shelver
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Julie Makinson
Archivist
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Lance Martin
Archivist
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Claudia Mendias
Library Digital Service Manager
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Victoria Morrison
Library Shelver
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Sujan Nandanwar
Archives Assistant (Special Collections)
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Rita Nandi
Library Shelver
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Carly Newell
Library Shelver
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James Noonan
Senior Library Assitant (Reader Services)
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Eiko O'Brien
Library Shelver
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Fumitaka Okubo
Senior Library Assistant (Middle Eastern Languages)
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David Pearson
Subject Librarian (Anthropology & Sociology, Linguistics, Literature & Gender)
David Pearson
Tadsanee Mahongsri
Library Shelver
Library Shelver
Senior Library Assistant (Reader Services)
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Helen Porter
Digital Services Support Officer
Helen Porter
Ludi Price 柏詠璇
Senior Library Assistant (Far Eastern Languages)
Ludi Price
  • Tel: 0207 898 4156
  • Email: lp27@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: Library - E10
  • Office Hours: Tues-Wed 9:30-17:30, and Thurs 9:30-13:00.

Sophie Salffner
Digital Archivist
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Stephen D Sanders
Senior Library Assistant (Acquisitions and Bibliographic Services)
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Yelena Shlyuger
Principal Library Assistant (Reader Services)
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Val Siama
Senior Library Assistant (Reader Services)
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Keith T Sparrow
Principal Library Assistant (Reader Services)
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Harry Stephens
Senior Library Assistant (Acquisitions and Bibliographic Services)
Archives Assistant (Special Collections)
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Wai Hing Tse
Subject Librarian (China & Inner Asia)
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Galia Umansky
Subject Librarian: Politics, Economics, Finance and Management (Maternity Cover)
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Eliane Vicente Tsarouhis
Electronic Services Assistant
Eliane Vicente Tsarouhis
  • Tel: +44(0)20 7898 4141
  • Email: et3@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: Library D16
  • Office Hours: 9-5pm
Burzine K Waghmar
Senior Library Assistant (Acquisitions and Bibliographic Services)
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Indo-Iranian History, Historical Geography and Philology (Avestan, Old Persian, Parthian, Pahlavi, Sanskrit, Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, Urdu, Pashto, Balochi and Kashmiri); Languages and Religions of Late Antiquity and the Silk Road (Bactrian, Khotanese, Sogdian, contacts among Zoroastrianism, Manichaeism and early Islam); Pakistan studies (Ancient and early Medieval History, Dardic and Nuristani dialectology, ethnography and topography of NWFP, FATA, Northern Areas and Trans-Karakoram Tract); Pakistani minorities; HUMINT counterterrorism and linguistic analysis; South Asian Muslim psycho-sociology; Muslim non-Muslim relations (Iran, Pakistan, Bangladesh).

  • Email: bw3@soas.ac.uk
  • Office Hours: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays

James Ward
Shelving supervisor, Dagenham offsite store (ABS)
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  • Tel: 07860 755 875
  • Email: jw56@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: Library - E10 / Dagenham offsite store
Farzana Whitfield
Subject Librarian (South Asia & Development Studies)
Farzana Whitfield

Christine Wise
Assistant Director (Research Library Services)
Christine Wise
Jiyeon Wood
Subject Librarian (Arts & Multi-Media)
Jiyeon Wood

Dawn S Wright
Subject Librarian (Africa)
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