GGE Staff

Staff within the School of Geography, Geology and the Environment are able to draw on their varied academic backgrounds, subject specialisms, research and experiences to ensure you receive expert support throughout your studies. Our staff are actively engaged with various organisations, such as The Geological Society, IEMA, and RGS, and are nationally and internationally recognised for their research, bids, and topical expertise. Our professional support staff provide an outstanding service to our both our academic staff and to our students, which greatly enhances the student experience.

Head of School

Academic and research staff

Dr. Adam Moolna

Dr. Adam Moolna
Lecturer in Environment and Sustainability Programme Director for Natural Sciences

Expert in Conservation, climate change, wildlife, marine environments and conservation, sustainability.

Dr Alix Cage

Dr Alix Cage
Senior Lecturer

Dr Antonia Law

Dr Antonia Law
Senior Lecturer in Geography

Deputy Director (Education) of the Institute for Sustainable Futures

Expert in Climate change, plastic pollution, lakes/freshwater ecosystems, pollution.

Dr Mark Ashby

Dr Mark Ashby
Ecology and Conservation Teaching Fellow

Expert in Ecology and Conservation

Dr Daniel Allen

Dr Daniel Allen
Lecturer in Human Geography Programme Director for Geography

Expert in Animal welfare, pet theft, conservation.

Professor Deirdre McKay

Professor Deirdre McKay
Professor of Sustainable Development

Expert in Plastic pollution, climate policy, climate change, developing countries/low- and middle-income countries.

Dr Glenda Jones

Dr Glenda Jones
Research & Teaching Fellow

Dr Jamie Pringle

Dr Jamie Pringle
Reader in Forensic Geoscience

Expert in Forensic science, geophysics.

Dr Katie Szkornik

Dr Katie Szkornik
Senior Lecturer Dean of Education

Expert in Education

Dr Lisa Lau

Dr Lisa Lau
Senior Lecturer

Dr Peter Knight

Dr Peter Knight
Reader in Geography

Dr Sharon George

Dr Sharon George
Senior Lecturer

Expert in Climate change, green technology, environmental sustainability, waste management, the impact of climate change on developing nations.

Dr Stu Clarke

Dr Stu Clarke
Lecturer

Professor Zoe Robinson

Professor Zoe Robinson
Professor of Sustainability Science

Director of the Institute for Sustainable Futures

Expert in Sustainability, education, green technology, climate change.

Professional services staff - technical

Gwyn Jones

Gwyn Jones
Technical Co-ordinator

Jenny Hillman

Jenny Hillman
Technical Co-ordinator

Luke Hobson

Luke Hobson
Technical Co-ordinator

Richard Burgess

Richard Burgess
Senior Technician

Professional services staff - administrative

Stef Everill

Stef Everill
GGE School Support Officer

Jim Rhead

Jim Rhead
Administrator - Geology and Environment

Maria Kyriacou

Maria Kyriacou
Faculty Operation Manager

Professional services staff - Student Support

Kelly Jeffery

Kelly Jeffery
Student Experience Support Officer

Postgraduate research students

Helen Malbon

Helen Malbon
Postgraduate Research Student

Iqtadar Shah

Iqtadar Shah
Postgraduate Research Student

Laura Brennan

Laura Brennan
Postgraduate Research Student

Olalekan Olatunji

Olalekan Olatunji
Postgraduate Research Student

Richard Tiwo

Richard Tiwo
Postgraduate Research Student

Tom Dodd

Tom Dodd
Postgraduate Research Student

Tomi Turner

Tomi Turner
Postgraduate Research Student

Yaman Aljaghbeer

Yaman Aljaghbeer
Postgraduate Research student

Emeritus Professors

Professor Gilbert Kelling

Professor Gilbert Kelling
Emeritus Professor of Sedimentology and Marine Geology

Professor Graham Park

Professor Graham Park
Emeritus Professor

Professor Graham Williams

Professor Graham Williams
Professor of Structural Geology

Professor Hugh Torrens

Professor Hugh Torrens
Emeritus Professor of History of Science and Technology

Professor John Winchester

Professor John Winchester
Emeritus Professor

Professor Stuart Burley

Professor Stuart Burley
Emeritus Professor

Honorary Professors and Honorary Senior Research Fellows

Fellows of the University

Dr Brian Turton

Dr Brian Turton

Dr David Emley

Dr David Emley
Honorary Fellow

Dr Philip Lane

Dr Philip Lane
Fellow of the University

School of Geography, Geology and the Environment
William Smith Building
Keele University
Staffordshire
ST5 5BG