SOAS University of London

Research and Enterprise Directorate

Research and Enterprise Office Staff

Pro-Director, Chair of Research Committee

Andrea Cornwall

Professor Andrea Cornwall
Pro-Director (Research & Enterprise)
 Andrea Cornwall

West Africa and India; anthropology of the state & institutions, bureaucracy, social movements, citizen participation; health systems and accountability; gender and sexualities; domestic and sex workers' rights movements; sexual and reproductive rights and health.

Ms Tanya Roumelioti
Research Development Officer - School of Arts; Anthropology & Sociology; History, Religions & Philosophies; Law
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Mr Raphaël Jacquet
Editorial Manager (job share)
Raphael Jacquet

Raphael Jacquet is the Editorial Manager for SOAS journals. He graduated in Chinese and English from Lyon University and earned MPhil in History and Civilisations at EHESS, Paris. He is the co-founder of China Perspectives in Hong Kong and worked as Managing Editor of Cahiers d’études africaines in Paris before joining SOAS in 2005.

Dr Rowan Pease
Editorial Manager (job share)
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Rowan Pease is the Editorial Manager for SOAS journals. She learnt Chinese at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Xiamen University, China, before undertaking postgraduate study in ethnomusicology at SOAS. She is also a senior teaching fellow in the SOAS music department.

  • Tel: 020 7898 4063
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  • Room: 414
  • Academic Support Hours: By Email Appointment
Ms Elizabeth Gant
Editorial Officer, Bulletin of SOAS
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Elizabeth Gant is the Editorial Officer for the Bulletin of SOAS. She has worked in academic publishing for over 15 years, and was previously at Routledge and MCB University Press.

Mr Aki Elborzi
Executive Officer, Centres & Institutes
Aki Elborzi
  • Tel: (0)20 7898 4448 (SMEI)
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  • Room: S130 (SCI) / B404 (SMEI)
  • Academic Support Hours: Mon - Thurs (full) / Fri (half)

Dr Cristina Martinez-Juan
Executive Officer, Philippines Studies at SOAS
Cristina Juan

Philippine Post-colonial and Comparative Literature Studies; British Occupation of Manila; Philippine languages and linguistics; Ethnography of Communication; Writing systems; Southeast Asian Studies; Gender and Migration..

  • Tel: 020 7898 4062
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  • Room: 450
  • Academic Support Hours: Wednesday 1-2pm or by appointment
Ms Mara Patessio
BAJS Executive Secretary, Japan Research Centre
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  • Tel: 020 7898 4844
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  • Room: B405
  • Academic Support Hours: By appointment

Mr Sunil Pun
Executive Officer, SOAS South Asia Institute
Sunil Pun
  • Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4390
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  • Room: B404
  • Academic Support Hours: Tues, Weds, Thurs