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Professional Services Staff

Languages & Comparative Literature Professional Services Team

The Department office (5.08 Virginia Woolf Building) is the first call for most administrative queries.

There is a Professional Services team in place to support students across the Departments of Comparative Literature, French, German and Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies (SPLAS).

Team members’ contact details and responsibilities are listed below for your information, but we would always recommend using the department email address,,  in the first instance or come to the department office where we will be happy to help.

Jane Elderton: Academic Services Manager (Languages & Literatures) 
Tel No: 020 7848 1508

  • Management of professional services teams in Comparative Literature, English, French, German and SPLAS

Programmes Team

Stephanie Mannion: Programmes Manager
Tel No: 020 7848 7380

  • Management of the long term development and day to day delivery of the administrative support for undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes
  • Management of the annual cycle of assessment and exams, the e-learning platform KEATS and website for three departments
  • Coordination of teaching planning, timetabling and development of programmes and modules

Athena BrookProgrammes Administrator
Tel No: 020 7848 2404

  • Programme administration for German and SPLAS undergraduate programmes
  • Managing and maintaining the departments’ websites, publicity & marketing strategies
  • Committee administration

Claire Ditzel: Programmes Administrator
Tel No: 020 7848 2124

  • Programme administration for French undergraduate programmes, and French, German and SPLAS postgraduate taught programmes.
  • Management of KEATS e-learning
  • Administration and support of the French Student-Staff Liaison Committee

Amy Swain: Programmes Administrator
Tel No: 020 7848 7379

  • Programme administration for Comparative Literature undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes.
  • Committee administration

Laura Tull: Programmes Officer
Tel No: 020 7848 7379

  • First point of contact for all French and PGT SPLAS student queries
  • Administration and support of the SPLAS Student-Staff Liaison Committee
  • Committee administration

Research and Resources Team

Dorothy Pearce: Research and Resources Manager
Tel No: 020 7848 2468

  • Operational and financial management of departments including staffing
  • Responsible for all temporary teaching staff contracts 
  • Programme administration for PhD programmes in French, German and SPLAS
  • Administrative lead for all research activity
  • Committee Administration (PARC)

Resources officers (job Share) Alex Nightingale (Monday-Wednesday) and Adele Stapylton-Smith (Thursday-Friday)
Tel No: 
020 7848 7107

  • Supports RRM in programme administration for PhD programmes in French, German and SPLAS
  • Supports administration of department budgets and temporary teaching staff contracts
  • Event organising
  • First point of call for all estates matters
  • Committee administration
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