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(Closed Mondays 10:00-11:00 and Fridays 11:00-12:00)
 Monday TuesdayWednesday  Thursday Friday
 09:00 - 17:00   09:00 - 17:00   09:00 - 14:00   09:00 - 17:00   09:00 - 17:00


Professional Services Team

The Professional Services team supports staff and students across the Department of History. Team members’ contact details and responsibilities are listed below, but if you are unsure who to contact please email or visit the department office (Room S8.05, Strand Building).

For all general enquiries please email:
Catherine Bennett: Head of Cluster Administration (Humanities)
Room S8.06, 8th floor Strand Building
  • Management of Humanities teams in Classics, History, Philosophy and Theology & Religious Studies.

Chelo Rodriguez: Research and Business Support Manager
Room S8.06, Strand Building (Mon-Wed am) / Room B3, North Wing (Wed pm-Fri)
  • Operational and financial management of Department of Classics and Department of History.

  • Responsible for all temporary teaching staff contracts.

  • Programme administration for PhD programmes in History and Classics.

Sarah Palmer: Programmes Manager
Room B3, North Wing (Mon-Wed am) / Room S8.05, Strand Building (Wed pm-Fri)
  • Management of the long term development and day to day delivery of the administrative support for undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes within Department of Classics and Department of History.

  • Management of the annual cycle of assessment and exams, the e-learning platform KEATS and website for the two departments.

  • Coordination of the timetabling and development of programmes and modules.

  • Management of the departments' websites, publicity & marketing strategies.

Freya Markwell: Senior Programmes Officer
Room S8.05, 8th Floor Strand Building
Tel No:  020 7848 2370
  • Programme administration for History undergraduate programmes.

  • Maintaining the department's websites, publicity & marketing strategies.

 Charlotte Murray: Programmes Officer
Room S8.05, 8th Floor Strand Building
Tel No:  020 7848 1079
  • First point of contact for MA History student queries.

  • Programme administration for History MA programmes.

  • Supporting the maintenance of the department's websites and KEATS e-learning for PGT History programmes.

  • History alumni & careers liaison officer.

 Florence Cowan: Business Support Administrator
Room B3, North Wing/S8.06, 8th Floor Strand Building
Tel No:  020 7848 2545
  • Supporting the Research & Business Support Manager in all finance, space and HR-related matters.

 Juliette Boyd: Research Administrator
Room B3, North Wing / Room S8.06, Strand Building
  • Supporting the Research & Business Support Manager in all fgrants, REF and PGR-related matters.




Due to the shift in remote working, phone calls will not be answered, and all enquiries should be directed to department email accounts. Enquirers can request a call-back when they email if they’d like to communicate via phone rather than email.


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The Department of History currently has around 60 active researchers and over 100 PhD students