College of Business, Law and Social Sciences staff

Marc Cowling in a classroom.
College Head of Research and Innovation

Marc Cowling is Head of Research and Innovation for the College of Business, Law and Social Sciences and Professor of Business Economics. Marc's research focuses on small businesses to ensure their activities make a full contribution to the economic welfare of localities, regions and countries.

Gerhard standing and smiling in front of a bookcase
Professor in International and Transnational Criminal Justice

Gerhard Kemp is a professor of law and specialises in international and transnational criminal justice, comparative criminal law, international humanitarian law and transitional justice. He is an Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow and a former Senior Research Fellow of the Robert Bosch Stiftung in Berlin, Germany.

Leanne Drennan with colleagues at a conference
Student Engagement Lead Lecturer in Events Management and Hospitality

Leanne Hampson teaches on the events specific modules integrated with the University's Events Management programmes. Leanne is also the Student Engagement Lead and undertakes personal tutor duties within the department.

Senior Lecturer in Leadership and Management

Dr Sa'ad Ali is a Senior Lecturer in Leadership and Management within the College of Business, Law and Social Sciences at the University of Derby.

John De-Hays stood down at our One Friar Gate Square site.
Lecturer in Policing

John De-Hayes is a Lecturer in Policing, delivering on the BA (Hons) Professional Policing degree course. 

Clement Arthur wearing a suit smiling
Senior Lecturer in Accounting

Clement Arthur is a Senior Lecturer in Accounting, Sustainability, Governance, and Audit. I am a member of the Accounting Research Group, The Accounting, Accountability, and ethics (AAEG) group within the Centre for Business Improvement at Derby Business School.

Cecilia Onkabetse Moalafi
Postgraduate Research Student

Cecilia is a full-time PhD scholar at the University of Derby. She wants her research to contribute to the improvements in financial systems, especially their regulation.

Lecturer in Criminal Psychology

Valeria Abreu Minero is a Lecturer in Criminal Psychology. Her primary areas of research are empirical crime scene analysis, methodologies used in the context of the investigative profiling of homicide and offender psychopathology. 

College Head of Internationalisation

Dr Tola Adesina is College Head of Internationalisation, who is responsible for the strategic oversight, direction and leadership of the internationalisation agenda at the College of Business, Law and Social Sciences. 

Staff Profile
Lecturer in Criminal Psychology

Joanna is a Lecturer in Criminal Psychology with research interests in the areas of aggression and impulsivity, domestic abuse perpetration and victimisation, coercive control, safeguarding adult and child victims of domestic abuse, and risk assessing.