College of Business, Law and Social Sciences staff

Professor of Organisational Behavior and Human Resource Management

Ziguang is a Professor of Organisational Behavior and Human Resource Management, a member of the University Professorial Council and Internal Review Panel of ESRC grants at the University of Derby, UK.

University of Derby academic Lisa Cherkassky
Senior Lecturer in Law

As a Senior Lecturer in Law, Lisa Cherkassky teaches criminal law and medical law to law undergraduates, and has published widely in both fields, on topics such as causation, HIV transmission, genocide, saviour siblings, liver transplants, abortion law, and the welfare of the child.

Lecturer in Criminology

Associate Lecturer in Licensing Law

Karen is a practising solicitor with Flint Bishop and is also a associate lecturer in licensing law. 

Beth Collinson smiling wearing glasses
Postgraduate Research Student

Beth is a postgraduate research student who is investigating recovery capital, while identifying gender similarities and differences in pathways to recovery for problematic drinkers in Sheffield.

Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance

Elaine is a Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance. Her research interests include: sustainability, corporate social responsibility and corporate financial performance, alternative forms of sustainable reporting, circular economy and accounting standards development.

Hilary Coyle in conversation at a Business Law and Social Sciences away day
Senior Lecturer in Management Accounting

Hilary Coyle is a fully qualified accountant with a wealth of industrial experience. Her research interests focus on the public sector, specifically local government. Hilary brings her knowledge of both the private and public sector into her teaching to support students to ensure they have the skills that they need to gain excellent jobs after university.

Bev Crighton
Senior Lecturer/Programme Leader BA HRM

Lecturer in Accounting

Liz is a lecturer in Accounting at the University of Derby. 

Associate Lecturer

Natalie Cross is a barrister specialising in family law and is also an Associate Lecturer for the University of Derby's Law School, teaching a module on child protection.