Key Contacts

Senior Management Team

School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work, Queen's University Belfast, 69/71 University Street, Belfast, BT7 1HL

Tel: +44 (0)28 9097 5941/3323/5117
Email ssesw@qub.ac.uk

NameArea of ResponsibilityTelephone Number
Professor Carl Bagley Head of School +44 (0)28 9097 5929
Mrs Patricia Reilly School Manager +44 (0)28 9097 3357
Dr Karen Winter Director of Undergraduate Education +44 (0)28 9097 3917 
Dr Kathy Higgins Director of Graduate Studies +44 (0)28 9097 5286
Professor Joanne Hughes Director of Research +44 (0)28 9097 5934
Dr Karen Kerr Director of Internationalisation +44 (0)28 9097 5945
Dr Aisling O'Boyle Director of Internationalisation (acting) +44 (0)28 9097 5935
Dr Billy McClune Staff Rep +44 (0)28 9097 5938
Dr Sarah Miller Student Affairs Rep +44 (0)28 9097 5944
Dr Andrew Percy Criminology Subject Lead +44 (0)28 9097 5261
Dr Caitlin Donnelly Education Subject Lead +44 (0)28 9097 5943
Dr Bronagh Byrne  Social Policy Subject Lead Email b.byrne@qub.ac.uk
Professor Gavin Davidson  Social Work Subject Lead +44 (0)28 9097 3151
Professor Madeleine Leonard  Sociology Subject Lead +44 (0)28 9097 3375
Dr Michelle Butler Examination Liaison Officer (UG) +44 (0)28 9097 3956
Dr Mandi MacDonald Examination Liaison Officer (PG) +44 (0)28 9097 3179
Dr Laura Dunne  SWAN Champion +44 (0)28 9097 5042
Dr Sirin Sung SWAN Champion +44 (0)28 9097 3469
Professor Danielle Turney REF Champion for UOA 20 (Social Work and Social Policy) +44 (0)28 9097 5907
Dr Caitlin Donnelly REF Champion for UOA 23 (Education) +44 (0)28 9097 5943

Student Support

NameArea of ResponsibilityTelephone Number
Dr Bronagh Byrne  Undergraduate Disability Advisor Email b.byrne@qub.ac.uk 
Dr Pamela Cowan Postgraduate Disability Advisor +44 (0)28 9097 5931
Dr Gavin Davidson PhD Convenor  +44 (0)28 9097 3151
Dr Gemma Carney PGR Tutor +44 (0)28 9097 3749
Dr Caroline Linse Senior Tutor to International Students +44 (0)28 9097 3441
Dr Dirk Schubotz School Research Ethics Committee +44 (0)28 9097 3947
Dr Katrina Lloyd School Research Ethics Committee +44 (0)28 9097 5962

Open Learning Team

Open Learning Office, School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work, Queen’s University, 20 College Green, Belfast BT7 1LN

Tel.:028 9097 3323/3539
Email: openlearning.education@qub.ac.uk

NameArea of ResponsibilityTelephone Number
Dr Cathal McManus Co-Director +44 (0)28 9097 5914
Dr Tess Maginess Co-Director +44 (0)28 9097 2512
Wendy Hunter Administrator +44 (0)28 9097 5057
Martina Carey Clerical Officer +44 (0)28 9097 3539
Janice McKee Clerical Officer +44 (0)28 9097 3539
Claire Shannon Finance Officer +44 (0)28 9097 3808

Undergraduate Programme Directors

NameArea of ResponsibilityTelephone Number
Dr Siobhán McAlister Criminology +44 (0)28 9097 5965
Dr Gemma Carney Social Policy +44 (0)28 9097 3749
Dr Lisa Bunting Social Work (3 year degree) +44 (0)28 9097 1482
Dr Berni Kelly Social Work (2 year degree) +44 (0)28 9097 1486
Dr Lisa Bunting Social Work (3 to 5 year part-time degree)   +44 (0)28 9097 1482
Dr Veronique Altglas  Sociology  +44 (0)28 9097 3581

Undergraduate Teams

NameArea of ResponsibilityTelephone Number
Dr Lorna Montgomery Director of Practice Learning +44 (0)28 9097 1480
Dr Audrey Roulston Social Work Admissions Officer +44 (0)28 9097 5966

Undergraduate Professional Services

NameArea of ResponsibilityTelephone Number
Patricia Leathley Undergraduate Administrator +44 (0)2890973142
Zoie Waterson UG Office Supervisor +44 (0)2890973124
Belinda Caldwell BSW Admissions +44 (0)2890975076
Flora Delargy BSW Programmes

+44 (0)2890971478

Carmel McCloy BSW Practice Learning +44 (0)2890975998
Louise Moss BA/BSc Programmes +44 (0)2890975992

Postgraduate Taught Programme Directors

Name ProgrammeTelephone Number
Dr Katerina Dounavi Applied Behaviour Analysis +44 (0)28 9097 5951
Dr Anne Campbell Applied Social Studies  +44 (0)28 9097 5990
Prof Karola Dillenburger Autism Spectrum Disorders +44 (0)28 9097 5985
Dr Bronagh Byrne Children's Rights +44 (0)28 9097 1478
Dr Michael Duffy Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Programmes +44 (0)28 9097 3298
Dr Gavin Duffy Educational Leadership +44 (0)28 9097 5260 
Dr Andy Biggart Educational Studies +44 (0)28 9097 5946
Dr Dina Belluigi Higher Education +44 (0)28 9097 5948
Dr Joe Allen Higher Education Teaching (PGCHET) +44 (0)28 9097 3424
Dr Alison MacKenzie Inclusion and SNE +44 (0)28 9097 5930
Dr James Nelson Initial Teacher Education (PGCE) +44 (0)28 9097 5930
Dr Katy Hayward Social Science Research +44 (0)28 9097 3189
Ms Suzanne Mooney Systemic Practice and Family Therapy +44 (0)28 9097 3641
Dr Stephen Coulter Systemic Psychotherapy +44 (0)28 9097 3236

Dr Billy McClune

TESOL

+44 (0)28 9097 5938

Dr Siobhán McAlister

Dr Mary-Louise Corr

Youth Justice

+44 (0)28 9097 5918

+44 (0)28 9097 5370

Postgraduate Taught Programme Teams

Initial Teacher Education: PGCE

Name Area of Responsibility Telephone Number
Dr James Nelson PGCE Director,  RE Pathway Convenor / Educational and Professional Studies +44 (0)28 9097 5904
Lesley Emerson PGCE Deputy Director of Learning, Teaching and Assessment +44 (0)28 9097 5927
Dr Jennifer Roberts PGCE Deputy Director +44 (0)28 9097 3177
Dr Ian Cantley Maths Pathway Convenor +44 (0)28 9097 5936
Ian Collen Modern Languages Pathway Convenor +44 (0)28 9097 5960
Dr Pamela Cowan ICT Pathway Convenor +44 (0)28 9097 5931
Lesley Emerson Social Science Pathway Convenor +44 (0)28 9097 5927
Dr Billy McClune Science Pathway Convenor +44 (0)28 9097 5938
Dr Sheila McConnellogue English Pathway Convenor +44 (0)28 9097 5964
Margaret Mitchell Senior Programme Secretary (PGCE) +44 (0)28 9097 3514
Ruth McKittrick Programme Secretary (PGCE) +44 (0)28 9097 5928

Applied Social Studies

NameArea of ResponsibilityTelephone Number
Dr Anne Campbell Programme Director and Dual Diagnosis Pathway Convenor  +44 (0)28 9097 5990
Dr Davy Hayes Childcare Pathway Convenor +44 (0)28 9097 5971
Professor Gavin Davidson  Mental Health Pathway Convenor +44 (0)28 9097 3151
Dr Anne Campbell Strategy and Leadership Pathway Convenor +44 (0)28 9097 5990

Postgraduate Taught Professional Services

NameArea of ResponsibilityTelephone Number
Margaret Rea Postgraduate Taught Administrator +44 (0)28 9097 5950
Margaret Mitchell Senior Programme Secretary (PGCE) +44 (0)28 9097 3514
Ruth McKittrick Programme Secretary (PGCE) +44 (0)28 9097 5928
Gillian Beavis Senior Programme Secretary (MEd, MSc Education programmes) +44 (0)28 9097 5923
Grace McMurray Programme Secretary (MEd, MSc Education programmes) +44 (0)28 9097 5956
Victoria Nesbitt Programme Secretary (CBT, Systemic Practice and Family Therapy, Systemic Psychotherapy, Youth Justice) +44 (0)28 9097 1481
Maria Husin Programme Secretary (PGCHET, Social Science Research, Applied Social Studies) +44 (0)28 9097 3082

Postgraduate Research Programme Directors

Name ProgrammeTelephone Number
Dr Caitlin Donnelly PhD/MPhil +44 (0)28 9097 5943
Dr Karen Winter Doctorate in Childhood Studies +44 (0)28 9097 3917
Dr Caroline Linse Doctorate in Education (TESOL) +44 (0)28 9097 3441
Dr Katrina Lloyd Doctorate in Education +44 (0)28 9097 5990

Postgraduate Research Teams

Postgraduate Research Professional Services

NameArea of ResponsibilityTelephone Number
Karen McLaughlin  Postgraduate Research Administrator +44 (0)28 9097 3803
Lara Sittlington PhD Programme Secretary +44 (0)28 9097 5961
Karen Wylie EdD and DChild Programme Secretary (taught element) +44 (0)28 9097 5937
Elaine Woodhouse EdD and DChild Programme Secretary (research element) +44 (0)28 9097 5937
Stewart McKibbin Research Programmes Secretary +44 (0)28 9097 3729

Research Support Professional Services

NameArea of ResponsibilityTelephone Number
Stewart McKibbin Research Support Secretary +44 (0)28 9097 3729
Eileen Gray Research Support Secretary +44 (0)28 9097 5906

NICILT

NameArea of ResponsibilityTelephone Number
Ian Collen Director +44 (0)28 9097 5960 
Louisa Gibson Administrator +44 (0)28 9097 5955 
Helen Ferguson Administrator (maternity cover) +44 (0)28 9097 5955
Michelle Devenny Clerical Officer +44 (0)28 9097 5954

Technical

NameArea of ResponsibilityTelephone Number
Stephen Whiteside Technician +44 (0)28 9097 5932