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Membership 2018/19


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

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 Emma Smith (Centre for Education Studies)

TBC (Centre for Education Studies)

Professor Jeremy Smith (Economics)

Professor Sascha Becker (Economics)

Dr Lynne Pettinger (Sociology)

Professor Virinder Kalra (Sociology)

Dr Juanita Elias (Politics and International Studies)

Professor Ben Richardson (Politics and International Studies)

Dr Ross Ritchie (Warwick Business School)

Professor Andrew Lockett (Warwick Business School)

Professor Vanessa Munro (School of Law)

Professor Andrew Williams (School of Law)

Professor Christoph Hoerl (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

Dr Noortje Marres

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

Professor Ema Ushioda

Dr Neil Murray

Director of CLL

Dr Anne Hollinshead

The Director of CTE

Kate Ireland

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

Christopher Bisping

The Chair of the Faculty Research Forum

Professor Richard Hastings

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

Professor David Lambert (Arts) TBC

Professor Robin Goodwin (Science, Engineering and Medicine)

The Director of the ESRC Doctoral Training Centre

Professor Nicholas Gane

Director of Warwick Foundation Studies, plus one

Dr Innes Molinaro

Cleo Tilley

Chair of the Faculty IT Committee

Professor Jeremy Smith

One undergraduate student member

Russell Wee

Sam Polhill

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:

TBC

Dr Eileen John

Professor Ulf Liebe

Faculty Senior Tutor (In Attendance)

Dr Dave Britnell

Director of Administration (Social Sciences) (In Attendance)

Jackie Clarke

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Terms of Reference

(1) In line with the University Strategy, to regulate, subject to Statutes, Ordinances and Regulations, teaching and research in the subjects and courses prescribed for the Faculty.

(2) To make recommendations to the Senate for the award of qualifications in subjects and courses deliverd within the Faculty.

(3) To consider regular reports from standing committees established by the Faculty.

(4) To appoint members of the Board of the Faculty to membership of the Senate as provided for under Statute 15 and to other committees as required.

(5) To appoint a First Year Board of Examiners annually for undergraduate degrees.

(6) To recommend to the Senate, Departments to be constituted by the Council.

(7) To delegate to sub-committees such matters as are deemed appropriate.

(8) 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: Assistant Registrar (Teaching and Learning)

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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