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Membership 2017/18


Chair

Professor Matthew Nudds

Deputy Chair

Professor Geoff Lindsay

The Vice-Chancellor and President

Professor Stuart Croft

The Head and one other member of academic staff appointed by and from the members of the Departments of:

Professor Jeremy Smith (Economics)

Professor Sascha Becker (Economics)

Professor John Solomos (Sociology)

Professor Virinder Kalra (Sociology)

Professor Nick Vaughan-Williams (Politics and International Studies)

Dr Gabrielle Lynch (Politics and International Studies)

Dr Ross Ritchie (Warwick Business School)

Professor Andrew Lockett (Warwick Business School)

Professor Roger Leng (Term 1 as Acting HoD; Terms 2&3 as second representative) (Law)

Professor Vanessa Munro (Terms 2&3 HoD) (Law)

Professor Jonathan Garton (Term 1 only) (Law)

Professor Emma Smith (Centre for Education Studies)

Professor Leslie Francis (Centre for Education Studies)

Dr Guy Longworth (Philosophy)

Professor Fabienne Peter (Philosophy)

The Director of the Centre for Educational Development, Appraisal and Research, or nominee

Professor Geoff Lindsay

The Director of the Institute of Employment Research or nominee

Professor Christopher Warhurst

The Director of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies, or nominee

Professor Celia Lury

The Director of the Centre for Applied Linguistics, or nominee, plus one

Professor Helen Spencer-Oatey

Dr Neil Murray

The Director of the Centre for Lifelong Learning

Dr Fergus McKay

The Director of the Centre for Teacher Education

Kate Ireland

The Chair of the Faculty Education Committee of the Board of the Faculty of Social Sciences

Christopher Bisping

One member of academic staff appointed by and from the Board of the Faculty of:

Professor Mark Philp (Arts)

Professor Paramjit Gill (Medicine)

Professor Robin Goodwin (Science)

The Chair of the Faculty Research Forum

Professor Richard Hastings

The Director of the ESRC Doctoral Training Centre

Professor Nicholas Gane

The Director of Warwick Foundation Studies

Dr Ines Molinaro

One member of academic staff elected by and from the School for Cross-Faculty Studies

TBC

Chair of the Faculty IT Committee

Professor Jeremy Smith

One undergraduate student member

Greg Clarke / Sophie Worrall

One postgraduate student member

TBC

Library Observers

Karen Jackson

Rebecca Woolley

Up to three co-opted members, being members of academic staff subject to the approval of the Senate:

Professor Graeme Currie

Dr Eileen John

Professor Ulf Liebe

The Faculty Senior Tutor (in attendance)

Dr Dave Britnell

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Terms of Reference

(1) To regulate, subject to these Statutes and the Ordinances and Regulations and to review by the Senate, the teaching, research, curricula and examinations in the subjects prescribed for the Faculty;

(2) To recommend to the Senate examiners for appointment;

(3) To make recommendations to the Senate for the award of Degrees (other than Honorary Degrees), Diplomas, Certificates and other distinctions in the subjects prescribed for the Faculty;

(4) To recommend to the Senate Sub-Faculties and Departments to be constituted by the Council;

(5) To delegate to the Sub-Faculties such matters as are deemed appropriate;

(6) To appoint members of the Board of the Faculty to be members of the Senate as provided for under Statute 15.

(7) To discharge such other functions as the Senate may from time to time determine.

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Reporting Structure

The Board of the Faculty of Social Sciences reports to the Senate directly and via the Academic Quality and Standards Committee.

The Board receives reports from its Undergraduate Studies Committee, Graduate Studies Committee, 1st Year Board of Examiners, Undergraduate Degree Reviews and the Social Sciences Research Committee.

Click here to see a diagrammatic representation of the Committee Structure.

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Secretariat

Secretary: Martin Mik, Assistant Registrar (Teaching and Learning)
(m dot mik at warwick dot ac dot uk ext: 51698)

Assistant Secretaries:
Alison Greenhalgh, Project Officer (Teaching Quality) (gfss at warwick dot ac dot uk ext: 22212)

Papers for consideration by the Board of the Faculty of Social Sciences should be submitted to the Secretary TWO weeks in advance of the meeting at which they are to be considered [N.B papers for the Sub-committees should be submitted to the appropriate Assistant Secretary THREE weeks in advance of the meeting at which they are to be considered.

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Meetings

Dates of meetings of the Board of the Faculty of Social Sciences can be found within the University Committee Timetable.

Click here to access minutes of previous meetings.

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