Faculty of Humanities About Leadership team Leadership team Professor Keith Brown Dean of the Faculty of Humanities. Russell Ashworth Director of Faculty Operations. Professor Maja Zehfuss Associate Dean Postgraduate Research. Professor Colette Fagan Deputy Dean and Vice-Dean for Research. Dr Fiona Smyth Vice-Dean Teaching, Learning and Students. Professor Ken McPhail Vice-Dean Social Responsibility. Professor Alessandro Schiesaro Head, School of Arts, Languages and Cultures. Professor Tim Allott Head, School of Environment, Education and Development. Professor Toby Seddon Head, School of Law. Professor Fiona Devine Head, Alliance Manchester Business School. Professor Chris Orme Head, School of Social Sciences.