Staff list

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Academic and Teaching Staff

Name Position Telephone Email
Heiko Balzter
Professor of Physical Geography
3820
hb91@le.ac.uk
Kirsten Barrett Lecturer in Geographical Information Science/Remote Sensing 3854 kb308@le.ac.uk
Katy Bennett
Senior Lecturer in Human Geography 3839 kjb33@le.ac.uk
Juan Carlos Berrio
Lecturer in Physical Geography
3833 jcb34@le.ac.uk
Arnoud Boom Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography  (Biogeochemistry)
3832 ab269@le.ac.uk
Gavin Brown Lecturer in Human Geography 3858 gpb10@le.ac.uk
Margaret Byron Human Geography Teaching Fellow 2821 mb416@le.ac.uk
Andrew Carr Lecturer in Physical Geography 3851 asc18@le.ac.uk
Ben Coles Lecturer in Human Geography 3838 bfc2@le.ac.uk
Lex Comber Reader in Geographical Information 3812 ajc36@le.ac.uk
Jen Dickinson Lecturer in Human Geography
3845 jd205@le.ac.uk
Pete Fisher Professor of Geographical Information 3853 pff1@le.ac.uk
Claire Jarvis Senior Lecturer in Geographical Information 3808 chj2@le.ac.uk
Jörg Kaduk Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography 3848 j.kaduk@le.ac.uk
Peter Kraftl Professor of Human Geography 5242 pk123@le.ac.uk
Loretta Lees Professor of Human Geography loretta.lees@le.ac.uk
Clare Madge Reader in Human Geography 3643 cm12@le.ac.uk
Sue McLaren Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography sjm11@le.ac.uk
Booker Ogutu Lecturer in Geographical Information Science/Remote Sensing 7496 boo7@le.ac.uk
Susan Page Head of Department and Professor of Physical Geography 3318 hodgeog@le.ac.uk
Martin Phillips Reader in Social and Cultural Geography 3886 mpp2@le.ac.uk
Jenny Pickerill Reader in Environmental Geography 3836 j.pickerill@le.ac.uk
Mark Powell Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography 3850 dmp6@le.ac.uk
Claire Smith Lecturer in Climate Change Adaption 3634 cls53@le.ac.uk
Kevin Tansey Reader in Remote Sensing 3859 kjt7@le.ac.uk
Nicholas Tate Senior Lecturer in Geographical Information 1320 njt9@le.ac.uk
Caroline Upton Senior Lecturer in Human Geography 3824 cu5@le.ac.uk
Mick Whelan
Reader in Physical Geography
5215 mjw72@le.ac.uk

Research Staff

Name
PositionTelephone
Email
Beth Cole Research Associate bc132@leicester.ac.uk
Jennifer Dickie Research Associate
jd92@le.ac.uk
Sarah Johnson Research Associate sj239@le.ac.uk
Sophie King Research Intern
Jonathan Lee Research Assistant jl449@leicester.ac.uk
Thao Nguyen
Research Associate 229 7462
tn52@le.ac.uk
Laura Wilson Research Intern
Helen Yaffe Research Associate
hy53@le.ac.uk

Professional Services Staff

Name Position Telephone Email
Donna Beesley
Taught Course Coordinator 3822 dmb39@le.ac.uk
Simon Benson Technician 3831 sjb152@le.ac.uk
Gemma Black Laboratory Technician 3831 glb5@le.ac.uk
Adam Cox Computing Officer 3831 acc18@le.ac.uk
Vanessa Greasley Research and Postgraduate Administrator 0116 223 1777 vg5@le.ac.uk
Gary Hancox Taught Course Admissions Coordinator 3823 glh6@le.ac.uk
Rhiannon Harte-Chance GIONET Project Manager (Maternity cover) 1018 rahc1@le.ac.uk
Bill Hickin Head of Technical Services 3844 bwh@le.ac.uk
Gemma Ollerenshaw
Technician
3831
go33@le.ac.uk
Janette Thompson Finance Officer (Maternity cover) 3844 jvt4@le.ac.uk
Laura Vann Cartographic and Design Technician (Maternity cover) 3855 carto@le.ac.uk
Ann Williams Departmental Administrator & Personal Assistant to Head of Department 5245 acw4@le.ac.uk

Graduate Teaching Assistants

Name Position Telephone Email
Victoria Brown Graduate Teaching Assistant 3843 vjb19@le.ac.uk
Grace Sykes Graduate Teaching Assistant 3843 gs210@le.ac.uk

Honorary Visitors

Name Position Telephone Email
Sean Avery Honorary Visiting Fellow to 31 August 2018
Thilo Boeck Honorary Visiting Fellow to 31 August 2016
Ajit Govind Honorary Visiting Fellow to 31 December 2015 ajit.govind@bordeaux.inra.fr
Mark Harrison Honorary Visiting Fellow to 30 June 2016
Eleanor Milne Honorary Visiting Fellow to 31 May 2014 em192@leicester.ac.uk
Ross Morrison Honorary Visiting Fellow to 30 June 2016 rosrri@ceh.ac.uk
Kenneth O'Hara-Dhand Honorary Visiting Fellow to 28 February 2016
Nicola Pacini Honorary Visiting Fellow to 31 December 2017
Francisco Ramirez-Cordozo Honorary Visiting Fellow to 31 August 2016 alberto.ramirez@gmail.com
Nicholas Veck Honorary Visiting Professor to 31 May 2015 Nick.Veck@sa.catapult.org.uk
Matthew Waldram Honorary Visiting Fellow to 28 February 2019
Helen Yaffe Honorary Visiting Fellow to 31 December 2015
Demin Zhou Honorary Visiting Fellow to 15 September 2014

Honorary and Emeritus Professors

Name Position Telephone Email
Ian Bowler Emeritus Professor of Human Geography bowler.ian1@gmail.com
Mike Bradshaw Honorary Professor (01 January 2014 - 31 December 2014) mjb41@le.ac.uk
Richard Harding Honorary Professor (01 April 2012 - 31 March 2017) rjh@ceh.ac.uk
Gareth Lewis Emeritus Professor of Human Geography
Ian J. Smalley Honorary Professor of Physical Geography 0116 254 4607 ijsmalley@googlemail.com

Honorary Associates

Name Position Email
James Eddy Industrial Associate to 30 September 2017 james.eddy@bluesky-world.com
Martin Insley (Instratum)
Honorary Industrial Fellow
m.insley@ntlworld.com
Paul Herrington Honorary Research Fellow prh@le.ac.uk
Colm Jordan Honorary Industrial Associate to 30 June 2014

James Kwong Honorary Industrial Associate to 31 December 2017 james@yogikwong.com
Andrew Lear (Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust)
Honorary Research Fellow to 30 September 2017
all13@le.ac.uk
Geoffrey Phillips (Environment Agency)
Honorary Industrial Fellow
geoff.phillips@environment-agency.gov.uk
Geoffrey Smith

Industrial Associate to 30 September 2017

geoffsmith@specto-natura.co.uk
Ralph Smith Honorary Research Fellow rgs10@le.ac.uk

Research Postgraduates

Name

David Ackerley

Bashir Adamu

Adesina Adedeji

Hanadi Alharbi

Firdos Almadani

Ghizayel Al Muhammadi

Abdel Al-Shabeeb

Ibrahim Al-Shwesh

Paul Arellano

Trevor Ballance

James Booth

Victoria Brown

Claire Burwell

Felicity Cannell

Tzu-Min Chu

Emeka Chukwusa

Alex Cumming

Othman El Shakmak

Robert Geary-Griffin

Natalia Gonzalez Michaels

Thomas Grant

Alex Hay

Lee Hewitson

Saeid Hmmed

Andrea Hurtado de Mendoza Rosales

Sa'ad Ibrahim

Yahaya Ibrahim

Usman Isyaku

Choikhand Janchivlamdan

Ghada Kamar

Ziab Khan

Akihito Kono

Mustafa Kose

Penelope Kourkouli

Valentin Louis

Leanne Milner

Idris Jega Mohammed

Wayne Murphy

Peshawa Najmaddin

Ramesh Ningthoujam

Narissara Nuthammachot

Matthew Ofwono

Ajoke Onojeghuo

Gong Pan

Prem Chandra Pandey

Stephanie Palmer

Jessica Papke

Pg Nor Zamzam Binti Pg Hassan

Andrew Psaila

Azad Rasul

Zeinab Rezaee Ardestani

Pedro Rodriguez-Veiga

Shailesh Shrestha

Sarah Smith

Fariba Sotoudehnia

Bernard Spies

Dimitris Stratoulias

Grace Sykes

Andrew Tewkesbury

Sara Thornton

Catherine Traynor

Hao Wang

Helena White

Peter Wynn

Sybrand Van Beijma

James Wheeler

Undergraduate Ambassadors

Name
Rachel Bell
Andrew Houldershaw

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