College of Arts, Humanities and Education staff

Jocelyn Hargrave
Lecturer in Publishing

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

Postgraduate Research Student

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

Duncan Anderson
Head of Discipline: Primary ITT/E

Chas Andrews-Roberts
Head of Discipline - Media and Art

Chas is Head of Discipline for Media and Art. This includes Photography, Fine Art and Film Production.

Senior Lecturer for BA (Hons) Education Studies Assistant Programme Leader for MA Education Childhood Pathway Leader for MA Education JHS Education Studies Advisor

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.

Programme Leader Media Production & Principal Lecturer TV Production