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We are a small department and our students benefit from the expertise of a wide range of academics from across the University as well as from the undivided attention of our dedicated team of Liberal Arts academics, support staff, and administration team. Our department is based in the Ramphal Building on central campus. Our main office is in R3.23. For general enquiries, please contact liberalarts at warwick dot ac dot uk.

Dr. Stéphanie Panichelli-Batalla
Dr Stéphanie Panichelli-Batalla
Head of School for Cross-faculty Studies, Academic Director for Liberal Arts

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 Gavin Schwartz-Leeper
Dr Gavin Schwartz-Leeper
Deputy Head of School for Cross-faculty Studies and Director of Student Experience

Email: G dot E dot Schwartz-Leeper at warwick dot ac dot uk
Room: R3.34 (Ramphal Building)
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 2-3pm | or by appointment outside these hours
Research interests: Transdisciplinary Early Modern European Studies (book history, political and religious literature, historiography); Interdisciplinary and Liberal Education Pedagogies; Higher Education Policy and Governance Studies

Dr Lauren Bird
Dr Lauren Bird
Senior Teaching Fellow

Email: Lauren dot Bird at warwick dot ac dot uk
Room: R3.32 (Ramphal Building)
Office Hours: TBC
Research interests: Gender dynamics in families, social inequalities in health, family structures and implications for family well-being and child development

Dr Bryan Brazeau
Dr Bryan Brazeau
Senior Teaching Fellow

Email: B dot Brazeau at warwick dot ac dot uk
Room: R3.31 (Ramphal Building)
Office Hours: For 20/21 Term 1 Tuesday 3-4pm, Thursday 1-4pm
Research interests: History of liberal arts education (from ancient world to present day), early modern poetics, Italian renaissance epic (Boiardo, Ariosto, Tasso), Christian epic (Sannazaro, Vida, Tasso, Milton), Dante and medieval philosophy, Counter-Reformation culture, history of emotions and affect theory, early modern reception of Virgil and Aristotle, digital humanities, translation studies (Italian-English, neo-Latin), interdisciplinary and multilingual pedagogies, transviciniar learning.

Dr Kirsten Harris
Dr Kirsten Harris
Senior Teaching Fellow

Email: K dot Harris dot 1 at warwick dot ac dot uk
Room: R3.17 (Ramphal Building)
Office Hours: Monday 12-1 pm, Tuesday 3-4pm
Research interests: Walt Whitman, C19 British and American Literary Cultures, and Interdisciplinary Utopian Studies

Dr Martin Mik
Dr Martin Mik
Sessional Teacher

Email: M dot Mik at warwick dot ac dot uk
Room: R3.09 (Ramphal Building)
Term 3 Office Hours: Monday-Friday by appointment.

Administrative staff
Julia Gretton
Julia Gretton
Departmental Administrator

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

Mike Hart
Dr Mike Hart
Interdisciplinary Programmes' Officer
Email: M dot R dot Hart at warwick dot ac dot uk
Room: R3.23 (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: R3.10/12 (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)

Support staff

Bodrun Nahar
Bodrun Nahar

Employability and Placement Manager
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

Mr Richard Perkins
Academic Support Librarian

R dot Perkins at warwick dot ac dot uk

Anna Preston
Senior Careers Consultant

A dot Preston at warwick dot ac dot uk
Appointments available