College of Arts, Humanities and Education staff

Jocelyn Hargrave
Lecturer in Publishing

As Lecturer in Publishing, Dr Jocelyn Hargrave teaches both the Creative Writing and Publishing BA and Publishing MA courses. She has close to 25 years of experience as an editor in the industry.

Postgraduate Research Student

Dana is a final-year postgraduate research student at the College of Arts, Humanities, and Education, Department of Education. 

Brandy smiling with hands on hips
Postgraduate Research Student

Brandy is a postgraduate research student at the University of Derby. Her PhD is provisionally titled Exploring Faith and Spirituality in Percy Bysshe Shelley's Works: Breaking the Myth of Shelley as an Atheist.

Duncan Anderson
Head of Discipline: Primary ITT/E

Chas Andrews-Roberts
Head of Discipline - Media & Art

Senior Lecturer for BA (Hons) Education Studies

Liz Atkins
Professor of Vocational Education and Social Justice

Professor Liz Atkins is a leading scholar in the field of vocational education and training (VET). She has published widely on her concerns about how VET helps low-attaining young people move from school to work and associated ethical/methodological and social justice issues. Her recent book with Duckworth (2019) is Research Methods for Social Justice and Equity in Education (Bloomsbury).

Gurvinder Aujla-Sidhu sitting at a desk
Associate Professor /Head of Discipline - Journalism

Gurvinder Aujla-Sidhu is an Associate Professor and Head of Discipline in Journalism at the University of Derby. Her research focuses on diversity, inclusion and race in journalism practice and representation, radio, diaspora, and ethnic media.

Programme Leader BA (Hons) Popular Music with Music Technology

David Barker
Senior Lecturer in Publishing

David Barker is a Senior Lecturer in Publishing and Programme Leader for the MA Publishing at the University of Derby. He is interested in all aspects of Publishing as an academic discipline.