College of Arts, Humanities and Education staff

Alistair Turvill is a lecturer in Early Childhood Studies. Alistair's primary responsibilities include leading the provision of health modules on the BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies and oversight of the foundation students entering the degree pathway.

Emma Twigg in the classroom.
Programme Leader/Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood

Emma Twigg is a Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader on the BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies degree at the University of Derby.

Maria Urbina Montana presenting
Senior Lecturer in Journalism/Programme Leader MA Journalism

Maria Urbina Montana is a Senior Lecturer in Journalism. Her research interests focus on news media and Latin American politics, particularly social media, nationalism, and neoliberal change in Chile and the Southern cone. She has been working in the UK higher education for more than 8 years and worked as a journalist for Chilean and Latin American outlets covering politics and economics.

Hannah Valenzuela standing outside on a working day
Senior Lecturer in Education Studies

Hannah Valenzuela is a Senior Lecturer in Education Studies

Programme Leader for BSc Music Technology and Production

Dr Paul Vandemast-Bell is a lecturer in Music Production and leads the BSc (Hons) Music Technology and Production programme. He is a composer and sound designer, and publishes research in the field of Live Electronic Music.

Technical Instructor - TV, Film & Media

Alex Wainwright is our Technical Instructor for Television, Film and Media. He has developed and built the Television Studio, Green Screen Studio, TV Control Room and Video Edit Suites at our Markeaton Street site and supports Media Production, Film Production and Broadcast Journalism programmes.

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Assistant Programme Leader for BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies

Su Wall is a senior lecturer at the University of Derby. She taught across all three stages of the BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies programme.

Amanda Wallace
Senior Lecturer, Theatre Arts

Amanda is a senior lecturer in theatre arts. Amanda comes from a background as an actor and has an MA in Ensemble Physical Theatre. Amanda's particular interests are in psycho-physical theatre and devising theatre using live foley and puppetry. 

Ste Watson
Senior Lecturer in Film Production

Senior Lecturer in Film Production

Paul Whickman in a classroom.
Senior Lecturer in English

Paul is a Lecturer in English.