Contact us

The Department of Government is located in Connaught House. Most of the Department’s members have their rooms in this building and the Departmental Office is to be found on the third floor of Connaught House in CON.318.

The office is open for student enquiries from 10.30am to 12.30pm and from 1.30pm to 3.30pm each day. Outside these hours students may either contact the office by email or phone or they can leave things in the black box next to the counter.

Department of Government
London School of Economics
Connaught House
Houghton Street
London, WC2A 2AE
Map of LSE

Key contacts

Imogen Withers is the Research Student Administrator and should be the first port of contact for all enquiries or concerns. (Room: CON.318; email:

Dr. Paul Mitchell, is the Doctoral Programme Director (Room CON.514 Tel (020) 7955 6340; email:

Dean of the Graduate School (this session: Dr  Sunil Kumar, Room OLD.A202 Tel: (020) 7955 7574; email: