People

Graduate School team

Director

Dr Monique Mackenzie

Monique is the head of the Graduate School and has overall responsibility for its academic and administrative operations. Monique is also the Assistant Vice-Principal (Provost) and head of St Leonard's Postgraduate College.

Monique Mackenzie
Email:
dirgs@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone:
+44 (0)1334 46 2033

Deputy Director

Dr Emma Bond

Emma is responsible for the academic operations of the Graduate School. Emma is the Graduate School's director of teaching and also fulfils the duties of assessments officer and academic misconduct officer.

Emma Bond
Email:
depdirgs@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone:
+44 (0)1334 46 1836

School Manager

Mr Brett Dodgson

Brett is responsible for the administrative operations of the Graduate School including recruitment, admissions, and timetabling. Brett is the Graduate School's adviser of studies and health and safety officer.

Brett
Email:
bsd3@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone:
+44 (0)1334 46 2032

Administrative Officer

Ms Katja Schubert

Katja provides administrative support to the Graduate School. Katja is the Graduate School's disabilities coordinator and is clerk to its boards of examiners and the Student-Staff Consultative Committee.

Katja Schubert
Email:
ks47@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone:
+44 (0)1334 46 2067

Programme coordinators

Conservation Studies MSc - Coordinator

Dr Sophie Smout

Sophie is responsible for the design and delivery of the MSc Conservation Studies. Sophie’s research interests include processes that drive changes in animal populations, especially in marine ecosystems, and the implications of bycatch for predators.

Email:
scs10@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone:
+44 (0)1334 46 2067 (Graduate School Office)

Digital Health MSc - Co-Coordinator

Dr David Harris-Birtill

David is responsible for the design and delivery of the MSc in Digital Health. David's research interests include remote sensing, image and signal processing, and machine learning for patient benefit.

David Harris-Birtill
Email:
dcchb@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone:
+44 (0)1334 46 2067 (Graduate School Office)

Digital Health MSc - Co-Coordinator

Dr Silvia Paracchini, FRSE FRSB

Silvia is responsible for the design and delivery of the MSc in Digital Health. Silvia's research focuses on the genetic component of neurodevelopmental disorders such as dyslexia.

Silvia Paracchini
Email:
sp58@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone:
+44 (0)1334 46 2067 (Graduate School Office)

Gender Studies MLitt - Coordinator

Dr Alison Kerr

Alison is responsible for the design and delivery of the MLitt in Gender Studies. Alison's research interests include the philosophy of mind, moral psychology, and metaethics

Email:
adk10@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone:
+44 (0)1334 46 2067 (Graduate School Office)

Global Social and Political Thought MLitt - Coordinator

Dr Milinda Banerjee

Milinda is responsible for the design and delivery of the MLitt in Global Social and Political Thought. Milinda's research draws methodologically on the intersections of global intellectual history, critical theory, and political theology.

Email:
mb419@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone:
+44 (0)1334 46 2067 (Graduate School Office)

International Development Practice MSc - Coordinator

Dr Margaret Leighton

Margaret is responsible for the design and delivery of the MSc in International Development Practice. Margaret’s research interests include education and labour economics, development economics, and applied microeconomics.

Margaret Leighton
Email:
mal22@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone:
+44 (0)1334 46 2067 (Graduate School Office)

Sustainable Development MSc - Coordinator

Dr Althea Davies

Althea is responsible for the design and delivery of the MSc in Sustainable Development. Althea's research focuses on the role of palaeoecology in environmental management and understanding the ecological implications of past management and environmental change.

Email:
ald7@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone:
+44 (0)1334 46 2067 (Graduate School Office)