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Membership 2020/21

The Vice-Provost and Chair of the Faculty of Social Sciences

Professor Matthew Nudds

Deputy Chair

Professor Geoff Lindsay

The Vice-Chancellor and President (ex-officio)

Professor Stuart Croft

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

Professor Ema Ushioda (Applied Linguistics)

Dr Troy McConachy (Applied Linguistics)

Professor Emma Smith (Education Studies)

Professor Paul Warmington (Education Studies)

Professor Jeremy Smith (Economics)

Professor Ben Lockwood (Economics)

Professor Fabienne Peter (Philosophy)

Professor Christoph Hoerl (Philosophy)

Professor Nick Vaughan-Williams (Politics and International Studies)

Professor Gabrielle Lynch (Politics and International Studies)

Professor Virinder Kalra (Sociology)

Dr Lynne Pettinger (Sociology)

Professor Andrew Sanders (School of Law)

Professor Andrew Williams (School of Law)

Professor Andrew Lockett (Warwick Business School)

Dr Ross Ritchie (Warwick Business School)

Dr Ines Molinaro (Warwick Foundation Studies)

Dr Anna Tranter (Warwick Foundation Studies)

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

Professor Geoff Lindsay

The Director of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies, or nominee

Professor Noortje Marres

The Director of Centre for Lifelong Learning, or nominee

Professor Ruth Hewston

The Director of Centre for Teacher Education, or nominee

Professor Kate Ireland

The Director of the Institute of Employment Research, or nominee

Professor Christopher Warhurst

The Director of the ESRC Doctoral Training Centre, or nominee

Professor Jon Coaffee

The Chair of the Faculty Education Committee of the Board of the Faculty of Social Sciences (ex-officio)

Dr Naomi Waltham-Smith

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

Dr Gavin Schwartz-Leeper (Arts)

Professor Jonathan Forster (Science, Engineering and Medicine)

Undergraduate student members

Sofia Dadou

Larissa Buranich

Charlotte Van Herwijnen

Postgraduate student members

TBC

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

Professor Guy Longworth

Professor Jacky Swan

Professor Azrini Wahidin

Chair of Faculty Research Committee (In Attendance and ex-officio) Professor Richard Hastings

Faculty Senior Tutor (In Attendance and ex-officio)

Dr David Lees

Library Observer (In Attendance)

Karen Jackson

Learning Development Centre (In Attendance)

Dr Jennie Mills

Faculty Student Engagement Coordinator (In Attendance)

Dr Jane Bryan

Dr Karen Simecek

Director of Administration (Social Sciences) (In Attendance)

Sarah Duggan (acting)

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Terms of Reference

(a) To regulate, subject to the Statutes, the Ordinances and Regulations, and to review by the Senate, the teaching, research, curricula and examinations in the subjects prescribed for the Faculty.
(b) To recommend to the Senate examiners for appointment.
(c) 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.
(d) To recommend to the Senate Departments to be constituted by the Council.
(e) To appoint members of the Faculty Board to be members of the Senate as provided for under Statute 7.
(f) 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 Faculty Education 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: Mahfia Watkinson (bfss at warwick dot ac dot uk)

Assistant Secretaries:

Victoria Cox/Becca Kirk
(bfss at warwick dot ac dot uk)

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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