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Our staff

Staff categories 

These are our Birkbeck staff categories within the Department of Geography.

Head of department

  • Melissa Butcher, Assistant Dean, Professor in Social and Cultural Geography

Academic staff 

Teaching and scholarship staff

Honorary Research Fellows

Professional Support staff 

  •  - tel: 020 3073 8000
  •  or tel: 020 3073 8000 - Community Development and Public Policy (BSc) and Social Sciences (BSc) 
  • , tel: 020 3073 8463 - Development and Globalisation (BSc), Environmental Management (BSc), Geography (BSc), Human Geography (BA) 
  • , tel: 020 3073 8464 - Community Leadership (CertHE), Development Studies (CertHE), Social Anthropology (CertHE), Geographic Information Science (MSc, PGDip, PGCert), Geography, Environment and Development Studies (MPhil, PhD)
  • Shirley Collins, tel: 020 3073 8461 - Children, Youth and International Development (MSc), Climate Change (MSc, PGDip, PGCert), Environment and Sustainability (MSc, PGDip), Geography (MSc, PGDip, PGCert), International Development (MSc, PGDip, PGCert), International Development and Social Anthropology (MSc, PGDip), Social and Cultural Geography (MA)