College of Arts, Humanities and Education staff

Sue Russell
Postgraduate Research Student

Sue Russell is a Postgraduate Research Student. She is a weaver with a former life in agriculture then learning and development.

Image of PGR student Sarah Margree
Post Graduate Research student

Sarah is a Post Graduate Researcher, exploring the influence of science fiction on the decision to study STEM subjects.

Senior Lecturer in Initial Teacher Education

Nicola is a Senior Lecturer in Initial Teacher Education at the University of Derby.

Ifza Shakoor in her graduation cap and gown
Postgraduate Research Student

Ifza Shakoor is a Postgraduate Research Student in the College of Arts, Humanities and Education.

Adam Simcock Online iPGCE teaching from study
Senior Lecturer in Education

Adam is a Senior Lecturer in Education. He works within the Education department supporting international teachers, at different stages in their careers, to help develop their subject pedagogy and practice.

Robin Sims
Programme leader specialising in critical theory and postmodernism.

Programme Leader

Postgraduate Research Student

Kiran's PhD research project is a comparative study of the Panjabi translations of Shakespeare’s plays. Her focus is post-colonialism, decolonisation, partition literature, and feminism.

Barend Slabbert
Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader Interior Design

Barend Slabbert is a Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader for the BA (Hons) Interior Design Programme. He has taught both in Cape Town and London before joining the University of Derby in 2017. He specialises in exhibition and conference set-stage design, and is interested in the responsive adaptation of significant historical interiors to contemporary exhibition spaces.

Technical Advisor

As a Technical Advisor within Arts, Humanities & Education, Katie provides technical advice and support to students for digital design and printing. With extensive industry experience as a professional graphic designer, she offers real-world advice and best practice in the area of digital design and technology.

Lecturer in Media Production & Media Studies

Mark Smith is a lecturer in Media Production and Media Studies.