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Postgraduate Contacts

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Administrative contacts

Academic contacts


Administrative contacts

Please note that our admin team work flexibly: some days in the office and some days from home each week.  When staff are working from home, they are not contactable by phone but may still be contacted by email.
Nadiya Midgley
Postgraduate Secretary
First point of contact for ELAC MPhil, and Language PhDs in each of the Language Sections
Days of work: Monday to Friday
+44 (0)1223 335057
Raised Faculty Building, Room 102
Agnieszka Machaj
Postgraduate Secretary
First point of contact for Linguistics
Days of work: Tuesdays to Fridays
+44 (0)1223 335057
Raised Faculty Building, Room 102
Caroline Bell
Postgraduate Coordinator
First point of contact for Film and Screen Studies
Days of work: Monday to Thursday
+44 (0)1223 760355
Raised Faculty Building, Room 103
Alison Bingham 
Postgraduate Administrator
Days of work: Monday to Friday
First point of contact for current students on Funding, Researcher Development, PhD progress monitoring, general policy & procedure.
+44 (0)1223 760355
Raised Faculty Building, Room 103


Academic contacts

Below is a list of academic staff who have administrative duties relating to postgraduate courses in MMLL.

Note: the Postgraduate Teaching and Examinations Officer (PTEO) is responsible for PhD postgraduate education in each of the sections (but for Linguistics, the person responsible is the PhD Coordinator).  For each of the MPhil programmes, the Course Director is the main point of contact.

Ianthi Tsimpli

Co-Chair of the Faculty Board (with responsibility for postgraduate matters)

Rory Finnin Director of Postgraduate Studies / Academic Secretary to the Degree Committee
Tim Chesters MPhil Course Director, European, Latin American and Comparative Literatures and Cultures
Kareem Estefan  MPhil Course Director, Film and Screen Studies 
Kirsty McDougall MPhil Course Director, Theoretical and Applied Linguistics
Claire White PTEO, French (Michaelmas term 2023)
Ian James PTEO, French (Lent and Easter terms 2024)
Andrew Webber PTEO, German (Michaelmas term 2023)
Leila Mukhida PTEO, German (Lent and Easter term 2024)
Helena Sanson PTEO, Italian (Michaelmas term 2023)
Robert Gordon PTEO, Italian (Lent term 2024)
Anna Berman PTEO, Slavonic Studies
Stephanie Rohner PTEO, Spanish & Portuguese
Brechtje Post PhD Coordinator, ​Theoretical & Applied Linguistics
Xin Peng

PTEO, Film and Screen Studies