College of Arts, Humanities and Education staff

Head of Secondary, FE and HE Initial Teacher Education

Silvia sitting at a desk typing on a laptop next to a pile of books
Postgraduate Research Student

Silvia's art therapy research investigates symbolic aesthetic representations of the self in the form of the house.

Charly Yates in the textile design studio.
Technical Advisor in Knitted and Woven Textiles

Charly is a technical advisor in knitted and woven textile design. Within her role, she supports our textiles programmes in demonstrating and instructing students how to use our equipment and facilities.

Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood, Programme Leader MA Childhood

Ellen Yates is a senior lecturer in Early Childhood and currently the programme leader for the MA Childhood at the University of Derby.

PGCE Provider Led School-Based PGCE Primary Programme Leader

Jo Baines is the Programme Leader for the Primary School Direct Programme at the University of Derby. Jo is passionate about the teaching of reading and writing.

Daniel wearing a flat cap standing outside amongst trees.
Postgraduate Research Student

Daniel is a postgraduate research student in the College of Arts, Humanities and Education. His research examines masculinity, morality and class through the lens of the Southern Gothic. 

Lecturer in Journalism

Chris has joined Derby University as a lecturer in Journalism with a particular focus on sports journalism. Chris has over 14 years of experience in football, sports and entertainment having worked for a Premier League club, a football governing body and a national stadium.

Senior Lecturer in Journalism

Joanne teaches mainly on the BA (Hons) Journalism and BA (Hons) Magazine Journalism programmes, specialising in Public Relations.

Postgraduate Research Student

Rónán is an experienced international educator interested in bilingual education, EdTech and school leadership.

Senior Lecturer in Design