College of Arts, Humanities and Education staff

Paul Elliott
Professor of Modern History

Paul is a Professor of Modern History and Research Lead for Humanities.

Lecturer in Performing Arts

Bill Esmond stood in a classroom.
Associate Professor Education and Employment

Bill Esmond is Associate Professor, Education & Employment. His research is located at the intersection of workplace learning, vocational and higher education. His analysis of systems and practice is widely published in international journals, and he supports the research aspirations of vocational practitioners, from local projects to doctoral study.

Farzeen Heesambee in the snow
Postgraduate Research Student

Senior Lecturer in History

Cath is a lecturer in modern British and European history and heritage, with research interests in nineteenth- and twentieth-century British cultural, social and intellectual history.

Programme Leader - BA (Hons) Fine Art

Craig Fisher is Programme Leader for BA (Hons) Fine Art. He is a practising artist whose current research is concerned with exploring the pictorial, sculptural and ‘site specific’ boundaries of art practice.

English Literature academic, Teresa Forde, at a Star Trek convention in Birmingham.
Senior Lecturer in Film and Media Studies

Teresa is a Senior Lecturer in Film and Media Studies.

Senior Lecturer in Media Studies

Senior Lecturer in Performing Arts (Dance)

Elizabeth Foster is a member of the Performing Arts team working at Deda to deliver on the BA (hons) Dance Degree. Having trained vocationally at Arts Educational School, Laban and Northern School of Contemporary Dance, Elizabeth has accrued over 25 years experience as a professional dancer and dance educator.

Senior Lecturer in Postgraduate Studies