College of Arts, Humanities and Education staff

Post Graduate Research student

Kayte is a mother of two and a coeditor of The Use of English and Assistant Programme Lead for the Post 14 PGCE and Cert Ed at University of Derby. 

David Kershaw
Senior Lecturer

David is a I'm a Senior Lecturer in the College of Arts, Humanities and Education, who teaches on the BEd, PGCE and Schools Direct programs. 

Dan King stood in a classroom.
Lecturer in American Studies

As Lecturer in American studies, Daniel King teaches across a range of modules focused on the literature, culture, and history of North America. 

Senior Lecturer in Media

Lecturer in Primary Initial Teacher Education

As a lecturer in Primary Initial Teacher Education, Laura teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses in teacher education, with a specialist focus on primary mathematics. Her research explores children's lived experiences of the mathematics mastery policy, through the lens of social justice.

Vered wearing glasses- smiling in front of a bookcase.
Programme Leader, MA Arts (Fine Art & Photography)

Vered is the Programme Leader for our MA Arts (Photography and Fine Art) courses. 

Senior Lecturer in Performance

Performing Arts and Theatre

Peter Lansley reporting at a football match
Senior Lecturer in Football Journalism

Peter Lansley is a Lecturer in Journalism, football reporter and FA coach mentor. Peter is particularly involved with the Football Journalism courses and has many years of first-hand experience in journalism, where he covered a wealth of football tournaments.

Ruth Larsen
Senior Lecturer in History; Programme Leader for BA (Hons) History and Integrated Masters in History; Subject Lead for Joint Honours History

As a Senior Lecturer in History, Ruth Larsen is the Programme Leader for undergraduate History programmes. She has research expertise in British History of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, especially relating to gender history and the history of the country house.

Technical Instructor - Print

Martin Leedham is the Technical Instructor in Print within the School of Art. Martin has over twenty five years experience of working in education and has been at the University of Derby since 2010. Martin is passionate about all things print and helping students gain relevant print skills that will help them become better Artists and Designers.