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Meet The Team

Prof Richard Baxstrom
Deputy Head of School, Director of Teaching and Learning

rm 5.29, Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 4051
sps.dhos@ed.ac.uk

Dr Lawrence Dritsas
Acting Director of Undergraduate Teaching

Top floor A.4 Chisholm House
High School Yards
+44 (0)131 650 4011
sps.dug@ed.ac.uk
Dr John Harries
Deputy Director of Undergraduate Student Progression
rm 5.25, Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 6551 3065
sps.depdugp@ed.ac.uk
Marie Craft Ms Marie Craft
Undergraduate Administrative Officer

Rm 1.07, Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 3943
Marie.Craft@ed.ac.uk

Ms Claire Moggie
Policy and Procedures Secretary

Chrystal Macmillan Building
Rm G.05, Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 651 1480
Claire.Moggie@ed.ac.uk

Student Support

There is a range of support available to you from the Student Support Officers and Subject Secretaries in the school.

See our Student Support Team webpage for details

Undergraduate Teaching office

We have two teams of course secretaries who manage the administration of teaching and assessment for undergraduate students taking courses in the school.

Team 1 looks after courses in the following Subjects/Centres:

Politics, International Relations, Social Policy, STIS, International Public Health Policy, Schoolwide courses

Alex Dysart
sps-team1@mlist.is.ed.ac.uk
0131 651 5197
Euan Morse
sps-team1@mlist.is.ed.ac.uk
0131  651 1337

Colin Arthur 
sps-team1@mlist.is.ed.ac.uk

0131 651 3162

Ethan Alexander
sps-team1@mlist.is.ed.ac.uk
0131 650 8253

John Riddell  (Team Leader)
sps-team1@mlist.is.ed.ac.uk
0131 650 9975

NB: Kasia Pietrzak  - currently on leave

Team 2 looks after courses in the following Subjects/Centres:

Social Anthropology, Social Work, Sociology, South Asian Studies, Sustainable Development

Lauren Ayre
sps-team2@mlist.is.ed.ac.uk
0131 650 4001

Laura Thiessen
sps-team2@mlist.is.ed.ac.uk
0131 650 3932

Ewen Miller
sps-team2@mlist.is.ed.ac.uk
0131 650 3925
Vacant (currently recruiting)
0131 650 4457
Siobhan Carroll  (Team Leader)
sps-team2@mlist.is.ed.ac.uk
0131 650 3079

Undergraduate Teaching Office