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The Graduate Team

The MPhil Team

Our MPhil team support the MPhil Directors in running the Faculty's eight MPhil programmes and act as Secretaries to the Faculty's MPhil Sub-Committees. 

  • American History
  • Early Modern History
  • Economic and Social History
  • Medieval History
  • Modern British History
  • Modern European History
  • Political Thought and Intellectual History
  • World History
Name Email Telephone
 Francis Overton

01223 748152
Anne Haworth

01223 335311
Henry Wilkinson

MPhil Office Assistant 


The PhD Team

Our PhD Team is made up of Ellie Gilbert and Sheila Willson. They support the Directors of Graduate Training and Director of Graduate Studies in running the Faculty's PhD Programme.

Ellie supports PhD students in their first year, up to the point of the first year registration exercise and also supports applications from Visiting Students.

Sheila supports students once they have been registered through to the examination of their thesis and is the Administrative Secretary of the Faculty's Degree Committee.

Name Email Telephone
Ellie Gilbert

01223 335304
Sheila Willson  01223 335305

Complex Issues and Graduate Funding

Both teams are managed by Chris McCartney, the Administrative Officer for Graduate Programmes, who has oversight of the Faculty's postgraduate degrees as a whole.

Most enquiries should be directed to the relevant team member (as above) in the first instance, but questions regarding the Graduate Funding Competition may be sent to:

How to Find Us

Our Address

Faculty of History
West Road

How to Find Us

The Graduate Offices can be found on the 4th Floor.

Graduate Office Opening Times

Monday – Thursday: 9am – 5pm

Friday: 9.15am – 4.15pm

The Graduate Offices are closed daily for lunch between 1pm and 2pm.