College of Arts, Humanities and Education staff

Oliver Godsmark in a classroom.
Senior Lecturer in History; Programme Leader for MA History

Dr Oliver Godsmark is Senior Lecturer in History with an interest in colonialism, South Asia and India’s partition. His research focuses on citizenship and democracy, caste and tribe, and the South Asian diaspora. Experienced in public-facing history, he teaches across the undergraduate History programme, and is the programme leader for MA History.

Programme Leader BA (Hons) Theatre Arts

After studying for a BA (Hons) Performing Arts Phil worked in the industry in theatre, television and radio.  He moved into teaching in Further and Higher Education on completion of his MA Theatre. He has extensive experience as an external examiner.  He continues to produce work as a solo performer.

Lecturer in English Language

Alice is a Lecturer in English Language, specialising in literary linguistics.

Alison Hardman
Head of Discipline for Secondary and Post 14 FES Postgraduate Initial Teacher Training and Education (ITT/E)

Dr Alison Hardman is the Head of Discipline for Secondary and FE ITT/E

Philip wearing a green, plaid shirt standing in front of film negatives.
Senior Lecturer

Philip has been the Programme Leader for BA (Hons) Photography since 2014.

University of Derby academic Melody Harrogate
Programme Leader MA Education Part-Time and UDOL Programme Leader MA Educational Leadership Senior Lecturer Postgraduate Studies

Melody Harrogate is a programme leader for Education and a senior lecturer for postgraduate studies at the University of Derby. Her fields of interest are around leadership and management, education and teaching and learning. As part of her role as Programme Leader for Education, she oversees collaborative provision at Mediterranean College; Athens and Thessaloniki.

Kayte standing next to a Further Education banner.
Post 14 FE and Skills Lecturer

Kayte Haselgrove is a lecturer in Post 14 Further Education and Skills. In this role, she teaches trainee teachers who are working towards a PGCE in Post 14 Education and Skills. She also works with the secondary PGCE team as a subject specialist Link Tutor for trainees teaching English.

Matt Hawthorn writing on a clear whiteboard
Interim Head of School: School of Arts

As Interim Head of School for the School of Arts, Matt Hawthorn has academic leadership responsibility for the learning, teaching, research and student experience in the school. He is also Head of the Design Discipline with specific responsibility for the leadership of Design within the University.

Senior Lecturer

Fiona is a Senior Lecturer on the BA (Hons) Fashion Studies degree, teaching Undergraduate students at level 4,5 and 6.

Dennis Hayes in the classroom
Professor of Education

Dennis is an Emeritus Professor of Education and the director of the campaign group Academics For Academic Freedom (AFAF).