SOAS University of London

Governance and Compliance Directorate

Governance and Compliance Directorate Staff


Valerie Amos, BA (Warwick), MA (Birmingham)

Pro-Director (Learning & Teaching)

Deborah Johnston, BA MSc (Cantab), PhD (London)

Pro-Director (Research & Enterprise)

Richard Black, BA (Oxon), PhD (London), AcSS


Paula Sanderson

Principal Office Holders

Stephen Hopgood
Pro-Director (International)
Stephen Hopgood
International politics of human rights; humanitarianism and international justice; and theories of the state
  • Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4738
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  • Room: 220
  • On Sabbatical:2016/17
Deborah Johnston
Pro-Director (Learning and Teaching)
Deborah Johnston

Analysis and measurement of poverty; the working of rural labour markets; agrarian change and rural development; the socio-economic impact of HIV/AIDS


Information Compliance


Equality and Diversity

Health & Safety

Executive Support