College of Business, Law and Social Sciences staff

Discipline Head: Policing

Tony is Head of Policing at University of Derby, responsible for development and delivery of the policing programme at both undergraduate and postgraduate. This includes the Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship, the accredited pre-join degree, Policing and Investigations and at MSc Criminal Investigation, Police Leadership, Finacial and Digitial investigation. 

Steve Bravery at our One Friar Gate Square site.
Senior Lecturer in Law

Steve Bravery is a Senior Lecturer in the University of Derby's Law School, primarily teaching modules on the LLM LPC course. His specialisms relate to the criminal justice system including criminal litigation and the parole process.

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 in Applied Management

Louise is a Senior Lecturer in Applied Management and teaches on undergraduate and postgraduate spa and wellness management programmes. Louise is also a Link Tutor, responsible for the operational management of the University’s collaborative partnership with three 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.

Baris Cayli teaching
Senior Research Fellow

Baris was trained and educated in Turkey, Netherlands, Italy, UK and the USA. He oversees our Master of Research Programme in Social Sciences and Humanities. He is an interdisciplinary scholar and is broadly interested in questioning the everyday life and exploring how the codes of ideal justice and socio-cultural harmony promote peace and better life opportunities in plural societies.

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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.