SOAS University of London

Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching (CILT)

Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching Staff


Mr Mehmet Izbudak
Academic Teaching Developer, Programme Leader (Professional Development in Higher Education)
Mehmet Izbudak
Mehmet is responsible for academic teaching development and support in CILT. He runs and teaches the HEA accredited Professional Development in Higher Education Programme (PDHEP) at SOAS. He also designs, develops, organises and delivers Academic Teaching Development Workshops at the School and provides individual pedagogical support to teaching staff. In addition, Mehmet delivers a variety of generic and departmental skills support courses for research, masters and undergraduate students. Mehmet also works at Birkbeck College, University of London as a Sessional Lecturer in International Relations and Foreign Policy Analysis.
  • Tel: 020 7898 4506
  • Email:
  • Room: RG01
  • Academic Support Hours: Monday to Friday


Ms Linda O'Sullivan
Learning Design & Technology Manager
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Linda joined the LTD in December 2008. She is the E-Learning Manager and provides staff and students with E-Learning support as well as coordinating the migration from Blackboard to Moodle, including the training of staff in the use of Moodle.

  • Tel: 0207 898 4040
  • Email:
  • Room: RG01
  • Academic Support Hours: Monday to Friday


Mr Riccardo Labianco
One-to-one Tutor
Riccardo Labianco

International Law of Armed Conflicts, Public International Law, The Relationship between International Relations and International Law, the Middle East.

Mr Jonathan Galton
One to One Tutor
Jon Galton

Anthropology PhD candidate (ESRC-funded) with a focus on language in Mumbai. Previous experience includes a Natural Science undergrad and seven years’ environmental consultancy. I also compose chamber and vocal music.