College of Business, Law and Social Sciences staff

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Senior Lecturer Human Resource Management and Programme Leader BA (Hons) Business Management (HRM)

Sheena Bevitt is a Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader for the BA (Hons) Business Management (HRM) degree and the Academic Lead supporting Business School students taking a year in work placement. Before joining the University, Sheena worked in a range of HR and operational management roles including time with Royal Mail, J Sainsburys, and Marks and Spencer.

Nicholas Blagden
Professor of Criminological Psychology

Muin Boase.
Senior Lecturer in International Law

Muin Boase is a Lecturer in International Law at the University of Derby.

Markets, Recruitment and Partnerships Lead

Sarah is a member of the Senior Leadership Team for the Centre of Contemporary Hospitality and Tourism, with lead responsibility for our international profile, the growth and success of our UK, EU and International student recruitment, and the strategic direction of our global validated and franchised provision through our valued collaborative and academic partners. 

Senior Lecturer

Helen Brocklehurst lectures in Social Science and is Programme Leader for Joint Honours Politics. She teaches modules at masters and undergraduate level which also draw upon her research interests in security, conflict and terrorism; gender and childhood; and the politics of knowledge.

Professor of Criminal Investigation

Ray Bull is a Professor of Criminal Investigation at the University of Derby. He teaches on the MSc in Criminal Investigation and undertakes PhD supervision.

Course Director, Law and Social Sciences and Lecturer in Sociology

Dr Phil Burton-Cartledge is Course Director for the School of Law and Social Sciences and Programme Lead for Sociology. Prior to joining the University in 2013, he previously had worked for a Member of Parliament. A regular commentator on current affairs, his teaching and research interests reflect these concerns.

Louise Buxton, Lecturer in Tourism and Spa
Senior Lecturer

Louise is a Senior Lecturer in Derby Business School and teaches on undergraduate and postgraduate management programmes. Louise is also a Link Tutor, responsible for the management of the University’s academic partnership with a group of hospitality management schools in Switzerland.

Darren Byrne
Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance

Darren Byrne is Programme Leader for the BA (Hons) Business Accounting and Finance at the University of Derby. Darren teaches on a number of modules that help students to produce Consultancy Reports for real organisations who are looking for recommendations with regard to their business, and he also leads and teaches on other CIMA oriented modules.

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College Head of Executive Education and Enterprise Development

Alexandra Charles is College Head of Executive Education and Enterprise Development. Through its work with business and business leaders, her team has global impact as a high quality provider of innovative work integrated and applied learning solutions.