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People in the Grand Union DTP

DTP Director

Professor Alexander Betts

Oxford University

DTP Associate Director

Professor Louise Mansfield

Brunel University London

DTP Associate Director

Professor Steve Pile

Open University

DTP Manager Emma Smith Brunel University London
DTP Manager Richard Magee Open University
DTP Manager Kate Gear Oxford University



Cluster and Pathway Academic Leads

Cluster Pathway Academic Leads Partners
Economics and Management Leadership and Organisational Governance Joanna Brewis OU
  Economics Ines Moreno de Barreda Oxford
  Economic & Social History Catherine Schenk (MB Representative) Oxford
  Quantitative Finance Steve Roberts Oxford
Globalisation and Development Development Policy & Practice Ben Lampert OU
  Area Studies Nicolette Makovicky (MB Representative) Oxford
  Anthropology Elisabeth Hsu Oxford
  Geography & the Environment

Danny Dorling and Gunjan Sondhi


  International Development Jocelyn Alexander Oxford
  Migration Carlos Vargas-Silva Oxford
Learning and Cognition Experimental Psychology Brian Parkinson  (Exp. Psych., OX) and Sarah Crafter (Social Psych., OU) Oxford OU
  Education Velda Ellliot (MB Representative) and Maria Tsouroufli Oxford
  Innovation in Learning Ursula Stickler OU
  Linguistics Wolfgang de Melo  Oxford
Rights and Freedoms Criminology Carolyn Hoyle Oxford
  Citizenship Agnes Czajka (MB Representative) and Eleni Andreouli OU
  International Relations Karolina Milewicz Oxford
  Politics Ezequiel González Ocantos Oxford
  Socio-Legal Studies Marina Kurkchiyan Oxford
Society and Wellbeing Digital Social Science Greg Taylor (MB Representative) Oxford
  Social Policy & Intervention Erzsebet Bukodi Oxford
  Health & Wellbeing Louise Mansfield, Lindsay O'Dell and
Proochista Ariana
  Sociology Michael Biggs Oxford