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Staff directory

All ISER’s staff including researchers, supervisors, survey, communications, web, IT and administrative support are listed here. If you want to contact one of the team, but are not sure who is the best person to speak to, please call our main reception +44 (0)1206 872957.

Directorate

Name Job title Telephone
Mike Brewer Deputy Director ISER; Director MiSoC 01206 873374
Emilia Del Bono Professor of Economics and Director of Research 01206 873569
Emily Grundy Director of ISER, University of Essex 01206 873904
Angela Newsam Administrator 01206 874698
Janice Webb PA to Director / Graduate Administrator 01206 872645

Research group

Name Job title Telephone
Tarek Al Baghal Research Fellow 01206 874781
Gina Anghelescu Senior Research Officer (Statistical Support Officer, Understanding Society) 01206 872649
Silvia Avram Research Fellow 01206 874824
Yanchun Bao Research Fellow 01206 874780
Nicola Barban Reader 01206 874683
Selçuk Bedük Senior Research Officer 01206 874808
Michaela Benzeval Director, Understanding Society 01206 873983
Sonia Bhalotra Professor of Economics 01206 873700
Cara Booker Research Fellow and Acting Graduate Director 01206 873026
Magda Borkowska Senior Research Officer 01206 872105
Mike Brewer Deputy Director ISER; Director MiSoC 01206 873374
Malcolm Brynin Graduate Director; Reader 01206 872995
Nick Buck Research Professor 01206 873066
Jonathan Burton Associate Director, Surveys 01206 872266
Bastien Chabe-Ferret Senior Research Officer 01206 873788
Amy Clair Research Fellow 01206 873657
Paul Clarke Professor of Social Statistics 01206 873760
Apostolos Davillas Senior Research Officer 01206 872134
Paola De Agostini Senior Research Officer 01206 872860
Emilia Del Bono Professor of Economics and Director of Research 01206 873569
Adeline Delavande Professor of Economics 01206 873062
Gabriel Facchini Senior Research Officer 01206 874808
Manuel Fernandez Sierra Senior Research Officer 01206 874784
Paul Fisher Research Fellow 01206 873994
Laura Fumagalli Senior Research Officer 01206 872387
Katrin Gasior Senior Research Officer 01206 872868
Emily Grundy Director of ISER, University of Essex 01206 873904
Karon Gush Senior Research Officer 01206 873789
Charlotte Hamilton Project and Impact Dissemination Officer, Understanding Society 01206 874680
Susan Harkness Associate Director for Policy 01206 873562
Angus Holford Research Fellow 01206 872605
Amanda Hughes Senior Research Officer 01206 873788
Holguer Xavier Jara Tamayo Research Fellow 01206 873790
Annette Jäckle Professor of Survey Methodology, Associate Director of Innovations for Understanding Society 01206 873896
Olena Kaminska Survey Statistician 01206 873017
Jack Kneeshaw Executive Director, Euromod 01206 874755
Gundi Knies Research Fellow 01206 872734
Elif Kubilay Senior Research Officer 01206 874199
Meena Kumari Professor of Biological and Social Epidemiology 01206 873573
Heather Laurie Professor of Sociology 01206 873557
Chrysa Leventi Research Fellow 01206 874734
Peter Lynn Professor of Survey Methodology 01206 874809
Andreea Moldovan Senior Research Officer (Biomarker) 01206 873968
Alita Nandi Research Fellow 01206 874699
Andrea Papini Senior Research Officer 01206 873566
Alari Paulus Research Fellow 01206 873986
Alina Pelikh Senior Research Officer (Policy Unit) 01206 874491
Daria Popova Research Fellow 01206 872868
Stephen Pudney Visiting Professor 01206 873789
Birgitta Rabe Senior Research Fellow 01206 874594
Shavanthi Rajatileka 01206 873722
Matteo Richiardi EUROMOD Director Designate 01206 873568
Milagros Ruiz Senior Research Officer (CLOSER) 01206 873982
Shamit Saggar Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor Research 01206 873553
Bernhard Schmidpeter Senior Research Officer 01206 872472
Melissa Smart Senior Research Officer (Genetics) 01206 873722
Holly Sutherland Research Professor and Director of EUROMOD 01206 873534
Miko Tammik EUROMOD Research Data & Policy Analyst 01206 874734
Iva Valentinova Tasseva Senior Research Officer 01206 873566
Alexander Wenz Senior Research Officer 01206 873897
Min Zhang Senior Research Officer 01209 873968

Survey group

Name Job title Telephone
Stephanie Auty Understanding Society User Support and Training Officer 01206 873789
Emily Dix Survey Officer 01206 874666
Kelly Goodyear Participant Liaison Officer 01206 873701
Karon Gush Senior Research Officer 01206 873789
Graham Jolliffe Research Data Manager 01206 873683
Annette Jäckle Professor of Survey Methodology, Associate Director of Innovations for Understanding Society 01206 873896
Olena Kaminska Survey Statistician 01206 873017
Katya Kostadintcheva Survey Officer (Maternity Cover) 01206 873481
Colette Lo Clerical Assistant (Survey) 01206 872588
Peter Lynn Professor of Survey Methodology 01206 874809
Sarah Parbury Survey Officer 01206 873481
Violetta Parutis Senior Survey Officer 01206 874745

Communications

Name Job title Telephone
Louise Clarke Cullen Communications and Engagement Manager for ISER 01206 873087
Louise Miles Digital Content Editor, Understanding Society 01206 873685
Jonathan Nears Web Developer 01206 873901
Becky Parsons Understanding Society Communications Manager 01206 873864
Raj Patel Impact Fellow, Understanding Society 01206 873831
Amy Sheridan Communications & Public Engagement Officer, ISER 01206 873401

Administrative Support

Name Job title Telephone
Emma Appleton Research Funding Manager 01206 872631
Kim Bones Finance and Administrative Assistant 01206 874803
Jane Ismail Library and Information Officer 01206 873389
Jay James Understanding Society Project Assistant and Event Support, and PA to the Director of Understanding Society 01206 874823
Cara McGenn EU Project Co-ordination Assistant 01206 873545
Victoria Nolan Longitudinal Studies Project Manager 01206 873599
Emily Smith Clerical assistant 01206 872864
Janice Webb PA to Director / Graduate Administrator 01206 872645
Sarah Williamson Research Funding Manager 01206 872631

Information & Data Systems

Name Job title Telephone
Geoffrey Angel Systems Developer/Team Leader 01206 874719
Glenn Dunn Survey Data Manager 01206 873898
Nicole James Survey Data Officer 01206 873536
Graham Jolliffe Research Data Manager 01206 873683
Adrian Lynn IT Support Officer 01206 872962
Kostas Manios Euromod Software Developer 01206 873543
John Payne Associate Director, Data 01206 872825
Elaine Prentice-Lane Software Applications Developer 01206 873402
Matt Siddall IT Technical Support Officer 01206 872389
Paul Siddall Systems Manager 01206 872654
Ray Ware Information Technology and Security Manager 01206 873067
Catherine Yuen Survey Applications Manager 01206 873900

Research students

Name Job title Telephone
Vilma Agalioti-Sgompou PhD student 01206 874280
Alexandria Andrayas ISER PhD Student 01206 874280
Liza Benny ISER PhD Student 01206 874802
Kristopher Bevan ISER PhD Student 01206 874802
Franco Bonomi Bezzo ISER PhD Student 01206 8742938
Paulino Font Gilabert PhD student 01206 874762
Joshua Fullard Phd Student 01206 874026
Katrin Gasior Senior Research Officer 01206 872868
Cathie Hammond PhD student 01206 874802
Farzaneh Hemmati Torabi PhD student 01206 872655
Yuliya Kazakova ISER PhD Student 01206 874802
Jennifer Kelley ISER PhD Student 01206 874762
Valerija Kolbas PhD student 01206 874802
Carlos Lagorio PhD student 01206 874762
Chimwemwe Magalasi ISER PhD Student
David McAleavey ISER PhD Student 01206 874280
Oana Mihai PhD student 01206 874280
Greta Morando Research Fellow 01206 872655
Ipek Mumcu PhD student 01206 872938
Linh Nguyen PhD student 01206 874802
Brendan Read ISER PhD Student 01206 872655
David Rodriguez Phd Student 01206 872655
Enrico Rubolino ISER PhD Student 01206 874026
Claudia Samano Robles Phd Student 01206 872938
Iva Valentinova Tasseva Senior Research Officer 01206 873566

Emeritus Professors

Name Job Title
John Ermisch Emeritus Professor
David Rose Emeritus Professor

Visiting Professors

Name Job Title
Stephen Jenkins Visiting Professor