College of Arts, Humanities and Education staff

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. 

Staff member Julia Trickey
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.

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

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