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Membership 2021/22

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

Professor Nick Vaughan-Williams

Deputy Chair (Education)

Dr Naomi Waltham-Smith

Deputy Chair (Research)

Professor Jon Coaffee

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 Jeremy Smith (Economics)

Professor Ben Lockwood (Economics)

Professor Guy Longworth (Philosophy)

Professor Christoph Hoerl (Philosophy)

Professor Matthew Clayton (Politics and International Studies)

Dr Chris Rogers (Politics and International Studies)

Professor John Solomos (Sociology) (from Jan 2022)

Professor Virinder Kalra (Sociology) (until Dec 2021)

Professor Nicholas Gane (Sociology) (from Jan 2022)

Dr Maria do Mar Pereira (Sociology) (until Dec 2021)

Professor Andrew Sanders (School of Law)

Professor Jonathan Garton (School of Law)

Professor Andrew Lockett (Warwick Business School)

Professor 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 Richard Hastings

The Director of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies, or nominee

Professor Celia Lury

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 Marta Guerriero (Arts)

Professor Jonathan Forster (Science, Engineering and Medicine)

Undergraduate Student Representatives

Maurizio Cuttin

Ollie Sanderson-Nichols

Ananya Bagri

Postgraduate Taught Student Representative

Adam Khan

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

Professor Jacky Swan

Professor Azrini Wahidin

Professor Noortje Marres

Faculty Senior Tutor (In Attendance and ex-officio)

Dr David Lees

Faculty Student Engagement Coordinator (In Attendance)

Kate Mawson

Library Observer (In Attendance)

Karen Jackson

Academic Development Centre (In Attendance)

Dr Jennie Mills

Director of Administration (Social Sciences) (In Attendance)

Jackie Clarke

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

The Board receives reports from its Faculty Education Committee.

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

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Secretary: Mahfia Watkinson

Assistant Secretaries: Laura King/Becca Kirk

(bfss at warwick dot ac dot uk)

Papers for consideration by the Faculty Board (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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Dates of meetings of the Faculty Board (Social Sciences) can be found within the University Committee Timetable.

Click here to access minutes of previous meetings.

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