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Welcome to the Department of Global Sustainable Development at Warwick. You can find all the details of our teaching, administrative, and support staff here. The Department is based in the Ramphal Building on central campus. Our main office is in room R3.23 (third floor). For general enquiries, please contact globalsustainabledev at warwick dot ac dot uk. All of our academic staff hold regular weekly office hours. Details of when these take place can be found on individual staff profile pages via the links below.



Dr Stéphanie Panichelli-Batalla

Dr Stéphanie Panichelli-Batalla

Head of School for Cross-faculty Studies and Academic Director for Global Sustainable Development
Associate Professor, HEA Senior Fellow, Co-director of the Oral History Network at Warwick
Email: S dot Panichelli at warwick dot ac dot uk
Room: R3.17A (Ramphal Building)
Research interests: Interdisciplinary Caribbean Studies (Oral History, Sociology, Cultural Studies), Humanitarian Aid and South-South Cooperation.

Dr Nick Bernards

Dr Nicholas Bernards

Associate Professor
Email: N dot Bernards at warwick dot ac dot uk
Room: R3.19 (Ramphal Building)
Research interests: Labour, finance, social protection, political economy, global governance, Sub-Saharan Africa.

Romain Chenet

Romain Chenet

Teaching Fellow
Email: Romain dot Chenet at warwick dot ac dot uk
Room: R3.29 (Ramphal Building)
Research interests: The sociology and politics of development, policy as discourse, critical development approaches, post-structural analysis.

Dr Jonathan Clarke

Dr Jonathan Clarke

Senior Teaching Fellow
Email: J dot R dot L dot Clarke at warwick dot ac dot uk
Room: R3.11 (Ramphal Building)

Research interests: Sustainable cities, design, governance, water and future societies.

Dr Peter Dwyer

Dr Peter Dwyer

Teaching Fellow and Director of Student Experience

Email: Peter dot Dwyer at warwick dot ac dot uk
Room: R3.16 (Ramphal Building)
Research interests: Popular movements responses to social, political and environmental change in Africa, new movements and climate justice.

Dr Maria Gavris

Dr Maria Gavris

Senior Teaching Fellow
Email: Maria dot Gavris at warwick dot ac dot uk
Room: R3.14 (Ramphal Building)
Research interests: Good governance as a pillar of sustainable development, macroeconomics and sustainable development, labour governance and decent work as a UN sustainable development goal, the sustainability of international monetary systems, theories of hegemony, and political economy.

Dr Marta Guerriero

Dr Marta Guerriero

Associate Professor and Deputy Head of School (Global Sustainable Development)
Email: M dot Guerriero at warwick dot ac dot uk
Room: R3.36 (Ramphal Building)
Research interests: Environment, development and labour economics; Social justice, governance and policy evaluation.

Dr Marco Haenssgen

Dr Marco Haenssgen

Assistant Professor
Email: Marco dot Haenssgen at warwick dot ac dot uk
Room: R3.18 (Ramphal Building)

Research interests: Human behaviours, marginalisation and rural livelihoods, social and technological change, policy implementation and evaluation, global health and health systems, social protections, Asia.

Dr Xiaodong Lin

Dr Xiaodong Lin

Associate Professor and Director of Postgraduate Research for the School for Cross-Faculty Studies
Email: Xiaodong dot Lin at warwick dot ac dot uk
Room: R3.24 (Ramphal Building)

Research interests: Cultural landscapes of care; materiality of care; food and everyday life practices; men and masculinities; gender; ageing; kinship and family relations; migration; education; cultural values; qualitative research; creative art-based research and ethnography, China, East Asia.

Dr Henrik Moller

Dr Henrik Møller

Carlsberg Visiting Research Fellow
Email: HenrikKloppenborg dot Moller at warwick dot ac dot uk

Research interests: Contemporary Chinese society and China-Myanmar borderlands, ethnic minorities, markets, material culture, ontologies, commodity chains, extractive industries, sustainable development, ethnographic methods, and anthropological theory.

Dr Gioia Panzarella

Dr Gioia Panzarella

Teaching Fellow and Director of Student Experience

Email: Gioia dot Panzarella at warwick dot ac dot uk
Room: R3.33 (Ramphal Building)
Research interests: Multilingualism, migration, and mobility.

Dr Mandy Sadan

Associate Professor and Academic Director of Distance Learning Postgraduate Programmes
Email Mandy dot Sadan at warwick dot ac dot uk
Room: R3.14 (Ramphal Building)
Research interests: Humanities and the arts in sustainable development; life stories and oral history; culture and heritage; gendered economies; visual and material anthropology and museums; conflict and community responses to peacebuilding; environment and extractive industries; young people and well-being especially in drug-affected communities; borderlands and state-building; ethnic and religious conflict in southeast Asia; post-compulsory education in politically marginalized communities.

Dr Jessica Savage

Dr Jess Savage

Senior Teaching Fellow
Email J dot Savage dot 2 at warwick dot ac dot uk
Room: R3.13 (Ramphal Building)
Research interests: Human-ecosystem interactions, habitat conservation, marine conservation, biodiversity assessment, coral reef ecology, protected area design and assessment, plastic waste management, climate change, environmental change.

Dr Leon Sealey-Huggins

Dr Leon Sealey-Huggins

On parental leave until October 2021

Assistant Professor
Email: L dot Sealey-Huggins at warwick dot ac dot uk
Room: R3.29 (Ramphal Building)
Research interests: Sociology of climate change in the Caribbean; conditions of contemporary higher education; explorations in activist-scholarship; impacts of neoliberalism on contemporary societies.

Dr Alastair Smith

Dr Alastair Smith

Senior Teaching Fellow
Email: A dot Smith dot 21 at warwick dot ac dot uk
Room: R3.30. (Ramphal Building)
Scholarship interests: Education and Pedagogy for "Sustainable Development"; Political Ecology perspectives; International trade and trade justice; local and international food regimes, food security and food sovereignty; livelihood decision making, the informal economy, diversification and structural change; Latin American drug markets and the interaction between drug policy and development practices; and
place-based, local sustainable development.

Administrative staff

Samantha Gane

Samantha Gane

Joint Degrees Programmes Coordinator
Email: S dot Gane at warwick dot ac dot uk
Room: TBC

Julia Gretton

Julia Gretton

Department Administrator
Email: J dot Gretton at warwick dot ac dot uk
Room: R3.29A (Ramphal Building)

Jess Holt

Jess Holt

Recruitment and Communications Officer
Email: Jess dot Holt at warwick dot ac dot uk
Room: R3.10/12 (Ramphal Building)

Anne Maynard

Anne Maynard

Administrative Assistant
Email: J dot A dot Maynard at warwick dot ac dot uk
Room: R3.24 (Ramphal Building)

Heather Robson

Heather Robson

Postgraduate Programmes' Manager
Email: Heather dot Robson at warwick dot ac dot uk
Room: R3.10/12 (Ramphal Building)

Sheree Thompson

Sheree Thompson

Interdisciplinary Programmes Officer
Email: Sheree dot Thompson at warwick dot ac dot uk
Room: TBC

Support staff

Bodrun Nahar

Bodrun Nahar

Employability and Placement Manager
Email: Bodrun dot Nahar at warwick dot ac dot uk
Room: R3.24 (Ramphal Building)
Office hours: Tuesday and Wednesday 11 am - 1 pm, Thursday 2-4 pm

Senior Careers Consultant

Chris Manley, our Senior Careers Consultant in GSD, has now left the University. At present, if you are looking to book a Careers Guidance appointment on myAdvantage, you will be able to book with other members of staff.

For any queries, please post a question online using myAdvantage. For more information please see Student Opportunity’s Help and Advice web page. 

Mr Richard Perkins

Librarian
Email: R dot Perkins at warwick dot ac dot uk