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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
Paul Clarke Professor of Social Statistics 01206 873760
Emilia Del Bono Professor of Economics and Director of Research 01206 873569
Emily Grundy Director of ISER, University of Essex 01206 873904
Angela Newsam Departmental Administrator 01206 874698
Janice Webb PA to Directors / Post Graduate Administrator 01206 872645

Research group

Name Job title Telephone
Tarek Al Baghal Research Fellow 01206 874781
Silvia Avram Research Fellow 01206 874824
Nicola Barban Reader 01206 874683
Selçuk Bedük Senior Research Officer 01206 874808
Michaela Benzeval Director, Understanding Society 01206 873983
Cara Booker Research Fellow and Deputy Graduate Director 01206 873026
Magda Borkowska Senior Research Officer 01206 872105
Mike Brewer Director of MiSoC 01206 873374
Patryk Bronka Senior Research Officer 01206 873597
Malcolm Brynin Graduate Director; Reader 01206 872995
Jonathan Burton Associate Director, Surveys 01206 872266
Kakia Chatsiou Senior Research Officer 01206 874734
Amy Clair Research Fellow 01206 873657
Paul Clarke Professor of Social Statistics 01206 873760
Diego Collado Senior Research Officer 01206 873066
Paola De Agostini Senior Research Officer 01206 872860
Emilia Del Bono Professor of Economics and Director of Research 01206 873569
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
Zhechun He Senior Research Officer 01206 874734
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
Meena Kumari Professor of Biological and Social Epidemiology 01206 873573
Peter Lynn Professor of Survey Methodology 01206 874809
Jamie Moore Research Fellow
Alita Nandi Senior Research Fellow & Associate Director for Understanding Society 01206 874699
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 Reader 01206 874594
Brendan Read Senior Research Officer 01206 874808
Matteo Richiardi EUROMOD Director 01206 873568
Bernhard Schmidpeter Senior Research Officer
Melissa Smart Research Fellow (Health Research Manager) 01206 873722
Iva Valentinova Tasseva Senior Research Officer 01206 873566
Sandra Walzenbach Senior Research Officer 01206 873788
Carla Xena Research Officer
Min Zhang Senior Research Officer 01209 873968

Survey group

Name Job title Telephone
Stephanie Auty Understanding Society User Support and Training Officer
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 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 ISER Communications and Engagement Manager 01206 873087
Chris Coates Senior Web and Communications Officer 01206 873685
Louise Miles Senior Web & Communications Officer 01206 873685
Jonathan Nears Web Developer 01206 873901
Becky Parsons Understanding Society Communications Manager 01206 873864
Annette Pasotti Outreach & Engagement Officer
Raj Patel Impact Fellow, Understanding Society 01206 873831
Amy Sheridan Comms & Public Engagement Officer & Senior Web and Communications Officer 01206 873401

Administrative Support

Name Job title Telephone
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 Directors / Post 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
Paul Siddall Systems Manager 01206 872654
Matt Siddall IT Technical Support Officer 01206 872389
Robert Smith Survey Data Officer 01206 873982
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 ISER PhD Student 01206 874280
Alexandria Andrayas ISER PhD Student 01206 874280
Liza Benny ISER PhD Student 01206 874802
Kristopher Bevan ISER PhD Student 01206 874280
Franco Bonomi Bezzo ISER PhD Student 01206 8742938
Melissa Ellery ISER PhD Student 01206 874280
Paulino Font Gilabert ISER PhD Student 01206 874762
Nicolo Framarin ISER PhD Student 01206 872938
Joshua Fullard ISER PhD Student 01206 874026
Katrin Gasior Senior Research Officer 01206 872868
Cathie Hammond PhD student 01206 874802
Steven Haworth ISER PhD Student 01206 874280
Farzaneh Hemmati Torabi ISER PhD Student 01206 872655
Nicole James Survey Data Officer 01206 873536
Yuliya Kazakova ISER PhD Student 01206 874802
Jennifer Kelley ISER PhD Student 01206 874762
Chimwemwe Magalasi ISER PhD Student 01206 874026
Joy Malih ISER PhD Student 01206 874280
David McAleavey ISER PhD Student 01206 874280
Greta Morando Research Fellow 01206 872655
Linh Nguyen PhD student 01206 874802
Dietrich Pena Zuluaga ISER PhD Student 01206 874280
Larissa Pople ISER PhD Student 01206 874802
Brendan Read Senior Research Officer 01206 874808
David Rodriguez ISER PhD Student 01206 874762
Enrico Rubolino Phd Student 01206 874026
Claudia Samano Robles ISER PhD Student 01206 872938
Sonkurt Sen ISER PhD Student 01206 872938
Melchior Vella ISER PhD Student 01206 874762

Emeritus Professors

Name Job Title
Nick Buck Emeritus Professor
John Ermisch Emeritus Professor
David Rose Emeritus Professor
Holly Sutherland Emeritus Professor

Visiting Professors

Name Job Title
Stephen Jenkins Visiting Professor