College of Arts, Humanities and Education staff

Dr Alison Hardman in a classroom.
Head of Discipline for Secondary and FE Postgraduate Initial Teacher Education

Dr Alison Hardman is the Head of Discipline for Secondary and FE ITE

Senior Lecturer

Julianne works as a Senior Lecturer on the BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies programme but also contribute to the BA (Hons) in Child and Youth Studies. 

Philip wearing a green, plaid shirt standing in front of film negatives.
Senior Lecturer

Philip has been the Programme Leader for BA (Hons) Photography since 2014.

Programme Leader MA Education Part-Time and UDOL Programme Leader MA Educational Leadership Senior Lecturer Postgraduate Studies

Matt Hawthorn writing on a clear whiteboard
Interim Head of School: School of Arts

As Interim Head of School for the School of Arts, Matt Hawthorn has academic leadership responsibility for the learning, teaching, research and student experience in the school. He is also Head of the Design Discipline with specific responsibility for the leadership of Design within the University.

Senior Lecturer

Fiona is a Senior Lecturer on the BA (Hons) Fashion Studies degree, teaching Undergraduate students at level 4,5 and 6.

Dennis Hayes in the classroom
Professor of Education

Dennis is a Professor of Education and the director of the campaign group Academics For Academic Freedom. 

Simon Heywood
Senior Lecturer, Creative and Professional Writing

Simon is Senior Lecturer, Creative and Professional Writing.

Lecturer in Journalism

Niall is a Lecturer in Journalism.


Sue is a Lecturer and Placement Development Manager for the PGCE in Post-14 Education and Training.