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Key Contacts


The School's postal address is: School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work, Queen's University, Belfast BT7 1NN.

The School office is located at 6 College Park. Opening hours are 8.45am - 5pm, Monday - Friday.

Tel: 028 9097 5117
Fax: 028 9097 3943
Email: soc@qub.ac.uk

Head of School Prof Mike Tomlinson 028 9097 3391 
School Manager Patricia Reilly 028 9097 3357
Education Administrator Patricia Leathley 028 9097 3142
Head of School Secretary Carmel McCloy 028 9097 5998
     
Directors of Education:    
 

Dr Katy Hayward (BA Programmes:  Criminology, Social Policy and Sociology, Masters in Sociology, and Masters in Social Research Methods)

028 9097 3189

 

Dr John Devaney (Bachelor of Social Work, Masters in Applied Social Sciences and Doctorate in Childhood Studies)

028 9097 5907

     
Directors of Research:    
  Prof Geraldine Macdonald (Family Policy and Child Welfare) 028 9097 4599
  Prof Robert Miller (Identities, Lifestyle and Culture) 028 9097 3275
  Prof Liam O'Dowd (Social Division and Conflict) 028 9097 3164
  Dr Nicola Carr (Contemporary Social Issues and Policy) 028 9097 5965
  Dr Trevor Spratt (Life Course Research) 028 9097 5989
     
Director of Postgraduate Research Dr Lisa Smyth (Prof Stan Houston on sabbatical)  028 9097 3251
Postgraduate Tutor Dr Lisa Smyth  028 9097 3251
Examinations Officer Dr Davy Hayes  028 9097 5971
Internationalisation Champion Prof John Pinkerton  028 9097 5988
Disability Advisor Dr John Karamichas 028 9097 3237
SSCC School Liaison Officer Dr Veronique Altglas 028 9097 3581
School Research Ethics Committee Dr Andy Percy  028 9097 5261
     
Undergraduate Programme Directors:    
Criminology Dr Andy Percy 028 9097 5261
Social Policy Dr Sirin Sung 028 9097 3469
Social Work (3 year degree) Dr Gavin Davidson  028 9097 3151
Social Work (2 year degree) Dr Berni Kelly  028 9097 1486
Social Work (3 to 5 year part-time degree) Mr Joe Duffy 028 9097 5905
Sociology Dr Matthew Wood 028 9097 5370
     
Masters Programmes:     
Doctorate in Childhood Studies Dr Karen Winter  028 9097 3917
Masters in Applied Social Studies (MASS) Dr George Wilson  028 9097 1490
MASS Child Care Prof Stan Houston  028 9097 5968
MASS Mental Health  Dr Gavin Davidson  028 9097 3151
MASS Strategy and Leadership Dr George Wilson 028 9097 1490
MASS Family and Systemic Practice Dr Stephen Coulter  028 9097 3641
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Programmes Dr Michael Duffy  028 9097 3298
Masters in Social Research Methods/ MA Sociology  Prof Robert Miller  028 9097 3275