College of Arts, Humanities and Education staff

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Senior Lecturer in Secondary Initial Teacher Education

Grace is a senior lecturer in Initial Teacher Education, programme leader for PGCE SCITT and assistant programme leader for the School Direct Secondary programme.

Senior Lecturer

Nick is a Senior Lecturer in the Institute of Education. He is part of the Collaborative Partnership team that is responsible for the coordination of the Foundation Degree in Children's and Young People, and he is also part of the BA(Hons) Education Studies, the BA(Hons) Child and Youth Studies and the iPGCE teams.

Ava Hunt
Associate Professor of Applied Theatre

Ava is a Senior Lecturer in Theatre Arts. She also works as a professional actor, director, programmer and producer. She has worked in theatre, film, commercials and television.

Julie outside wearing sunglasses by water.
Postgraduate Research Student

Julie is a postgraduate research student in the College of Arts, Humanities and Education. Her main academic interests are introducing positive psychology interventions into primary schools. 

Senior Lecturer in ITE

Michael is a Senior Lecturer in ITE.

Staff member Jason Gilman-Hughes
Associate Lecturer in Education

Jason Gilman-Hughes is an Associate Lecturer in Education at the University of Derby.  He has over 25 years of experience in education, in a variety of roles including teacher, Headteacher, Tutor, Advisor and Associate Lecturer.

Programme Leader & Senior Lecturer in Commercial Photography/LTA Champion School of Art

Cameron is a Senior Lecturer in Commercial Photography.

Caroline Jones teaching a Journalism class at the University of Derby
Lecturer in Journalism

As a lecturer in Journalism, Caroline Jones is responsible for teaching core and advanced aspects of reporting techniques and practices across a range of year groups and cohorts. Her primary area of focus is digital best-practice in relation to online journalism.

Rhiannon wearing a silver blazer, looking upwards.
Associate Professor (Civic)

Dr Rhiannon Jones is a  thought leader in Social and Design innovation and Associate Professor (Civic). She leads the Civic Lab Research Group and is a member of Pedagogic Innovation Enhancement and Research (PIER) team within the Provost of Learning and Teaching. She is the CEO of S.H.E.D and chair of Cumulus: International Contemporary Working Art Group.