College of Arts, Humanities and Education staff

Francesca doing interpretive dance
Postgraduate Research Student

Francesca is a Postgraduate Research Student who is aiming to shift bodybuilding from an artistic practice to a research methodology incorporating a written process. 

Senior Lecturer in Postgraduate Studies Teacher Education, Research, Innovation Cluster Lead

As a Senior Lecturer in the Institute of Education, Dr Stothard works with masters and doctoral students in various fields pertaining to education. In particular, he teaches and supervises doctoral student working towards a Doctorate in Education.  

Laura Stroud sat on a sofa with a hot drink in hand
Lecturer in Creative Writing

Lecturer in Creative Writing. Laura is also the Programme Leader for the MA Creative Writing for the academic year 2021-2022

Judith Szenasi
Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Studies

Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Studies

Senior Lecturer in ITE on the BEd and MEdu and Lead Admissions Tutor

Susan is a Senior Lecturer and Stage One Leader in Initial Teacher Education in the College of Arts, Humanities and Education for the BEd and MEdu in Primary Education with QTS, and Lead Admissions Tutor for the undergraduate and postgraduate teacher education programmes. She is also a personal professional academic tutor for students across the undergraduate programmes.

Gemma Taylor
Senior lecturer in Initial Teacher Education

Gemma is a lecturer in Initial Teacher Education, working across the teacher training programmes.

Craig Tiltey working in the Darkrooms and Photography Areas
Photography Media Technician

Craig currently works as the Media Photography Technician, maintaining and running the different photography areas. This includes the darkrooms, film processing areas and photography studios. He also works in the Media Loan Hub helping with the photography equipment.

Alen Toplisek
Senior Lecturer in Global Affairs and Politics

Alen is a Senior Lecturer in Global Affairs and Politics. 

Lecturer in Primary ITE

As Assistant Programme Lead for the Post Graduate Certificate in Primary Education with QTS and a senior lecturer in Primary Initial Teacher Education, Julia Trickey supports teaching and learning with a SEND and Inclusion focus across the primary teacher training programmes at the University of Derby.

Associate Lecturer in Education

Claire is Senior Lecturer in Postgraduate Studies and Programme Leader for the Doctor of Education (EdD).