Head of Administration and Finance – Sadie Slater
Sadie is responsible for operational and day to day co-ordination of Faculty activities and has oversight of the administrative team and Faculty resources. She is secretary to the Faculty Board and Planning, Personnel, and Resources Committee. Her other responsibilities include management of the Faculty budget, trust funds and research grants; recruitment and personnel issues; appointments to committees and examining duties.
Joe O'Connor – Deputy Administrator
Joe provides support to the Head of Administration and Finance and is secretary to the Resarch Committee and Equality & Diversity Committee, and is involved in arranging many of the special lectures hosted by the Faculty. In addition to this, he looks after alumni events and communications such as the e-newsletter. Joe is also responsible for health and safety matters within the Faculty (including DSE assessments), management of the St Cross Building offices and rooms, co-ordination of IT support and purchases, and maintaining the faculty teaching registers.
Kirstie Logan-Fowler – Administrative Assistant (Lecture Lists, Events and Prizes)
Kirstie is responsible for timetabling Faculty teaching, and for creating the termly Lecture List and Guide. She organises the Faculty’s events, seminars and special lectures, and promote these alongside English-related events taking place in Oxford via the What’s On guide, which is sent daily and weekly throughout term time. She maintains and updates the English Faculty website, and oversees our social media presence on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Kirstie also administers the English Faculty’s prizes, and is happy to help with any conference-related queries. Kirsty is also secretary to the Operations Committee.
Jacqui Collier – Administrative Assistant
Jacqui provides general administrative support to the Faculty members and office team. She is happy to help regarding ad-hoc room bookings within the Faculty, reprographics needs for Faculty members, and any general queries. She also looks after the process for admitting discretionary members and processes Maxwell and Meyerstein Fund applications.
Katie MacCurrach – Finance Officer
As Finance Officer, Katie is responsible for the smooth running of the Faculty’s day to day finances. This includes administering research grants, providing advice on matters relating to casual payroll, reviewing and approving Faculty allowance requests (under £500), assisting with academic conference set up and administration, and budget setting and forecasting.
Andy Davice – Academic Administrator
Andy provides support to the Directors of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies and Admissions, and is Secretary to the Teaching Committee, Joint Schools Committee, Undergraduate Joint Consultative Committee, and the Graduate Joint Consultative Committe/English Graduates Oxford (EGO). He manages the Graduate and Undergraduate Studies Offices, and the Undergraduate Examinations Officer. He is Disability Coordinator for Graduate and Undergraduate students at the English Faculty, so please talk to Andy regarding access, or any other health or disability related concerns.
Emily Richards – Graduate Studies Officer (PGR)
Emily administers all aspects of the DPhil courses, including admissions and on-course administration such as transfer and confirmation of status. She also acts as secretary to the MSt/MPhil Examining Board and is responsible for preparing the agendas for the Graduate Studies Committee.
Lis Allen – Academic Administration Assistant
Lis assists with all aspects of taught-course administration, including responding to prospective student enquiries, organising induction sessions, recording and confirming option choices and maintaining student records. She also assists with the organisation of undergraduate open days.
Angie Johnson – Examinations Officer
Angie is responsible for the administration of the examination process for undergraduate courses within the English Faculty. She deals with all matters relating to undergraduate examinations, from setting of papers to the recording of exam results. She also provides administrative support to the Boards of Examiners within the Faculty.
Rachel Henning – Research Projects Administrator
Rachel provides administrative support to the research projects Constructing Scientific Communities: Citizen Science in the 19th and 21st Centuries and Diseases of Modern Life: 19th Century Perspectives.