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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 Professor Sally Shortall 028 9097 3228 
School Manager Patricia Reilly 028 9097 3357
Education Administrator Patricia Leathley 028 9097 3142
Communications and Marketing Officer Antoinette Keaney 028 9097 5989
Head of School Secretary Carmel McCloy 028 9097 5998
School Manager Support Lorraine Higgins 028 9097 3311
     
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 Gavin Davidson (Bachelor of Social Work, Masters in Applied Social Sciences and Doctorate in Childhood Studies)

028 9097 3151

     
School Director of Research:

Professor Sally Shortall

028 9097 3228 
     
Director of Postgraduate Research Professor Stan Houston   028 9097 5968
Postgraduate Tutor Dr Lisa Smyth  028 9097 3251
Examinations Officer Dr Davy Hayes  028 9097 5971
Disability Advisor Dr Bronagh Byrne 028 9097 3237
SSCC School Liaison Officer Dr Michelle Butler 028 9097 3956
School Research Ethics Committee Dr Andy Percy  028 9097 5261
     
Undergraduate Programme Directors:    
Criminology

Dr Nicola Carr (on sabbatical from 1st Aug 2015 to 31st Jan 2016)

Dr Teresa Degenhardt covering in her absense - direct queries to Teresa during this time.

028 9097 5965

 

028 9097 1244

Social Policy Dr Sirin Sung 028 9097 3469
Social Work (3 year degree) Dr Mandi MacDonald  028 9097 3179
Social Work (2 year degree) Dr Berni Kelly  028 9097 1486
Social Work (3 to 5 year part-time degree)

Dr Mandi MacDonald 

028 9097 3179
Sociology Dr John Karamichas   028 9097 3237
     
Postgraduate Taught 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 Professor 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 (Career break from 1st August 2014 to 31st July 2017). All queries during this time to Ms Suzanne Mooney . 028 9097 3236
MASS Systemic Psychotherapy Ms Suzanne Mooney 028 9097 3236
PG Certificate in Applied Social Studies (Dual Diagnosis) Dr Anne Campbell 028 9097 5990
Court Work Skills Dr Karen Winter 028 9097 3917
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Programmes Dr Michael Duffy  028 9097 3298
Masters in Social Research/ MA Sociology  Professor Roger Penn 028 9097 3484
MSc Youth Justice Dr Nicola Carr 028 9097 5965
  Dr Siobhán McAlister 028 9097 5918