College of Business, Law and Social Sciences staff

Leonard Cseh working with students on competition dishes
Senior Lecturer and Professional Development Lead for Culinary Arts and Food Development

Leonard Cseh is a professional development lead for Culinary arts working with national and international employers for placements, internships and graduate opportunities. His research interests include food anthropology, food psychology and food fermentation science.

Vic Curtis teaching an enterprise and entrepreneurship class
Course Director - Derby Business School

Vic Curtis is DBS Course Director, Senior Lecturer in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship and Subject Leader for Joint Honours Business Enterprise pathway. He encourages students to take a more enterprising approach to their studies to achieve the best outcomes possible. Vic has worked in the sugar industry, held senior sales and marketing positions and started his own consultancy business.

Paul Dale
HND Full-time and Part-time Programme Leader

Paul is the Programme Leader for HND full-time and part-time Business and Management. He lectures in Strategy and Logistics.

Jay Daniel
Programme Leader and Senior Lecturer in Logistics and Supply Chain

Dr Jay Daniel is a Programme Leader in Derby Business School. Before joining the University of Derby, Jay was a Lecturer in Supply Chain and Information Systems at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia, and has previously held positions of Senior Management Consultant, Supply Chain Solution Analyst, Project Manager, Industry Trainer and Lead Auditor.

John Day
Senior Lecturer in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Programme Leader BSc (Hons) Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Programme Leader BSc (Hons) Logistics Management (Top-Up)

 John is a Lecturer in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

Senior Lecturer in Leadership Development

Phil Delight is a Senior Lecturer in Leadership Development and a professionally trained coach with an active private coaching practice. Phil’s teaching responsibilities are focussed around the themes of leadership, people management and coaching.

Dr Sarah Digby
Senior Lecturer in Leadership and Management

Sarah has a wealth of industry and academic experience within the fields of leadership and management, in both the UK and in international contexts. Sarah advocates that leadership is a journey of discovery and exploration and a voyage for the agile, the courageous, the brave and the adventurous.

Thomas wearing a blue shirt, smiling
Lecturer in Criminology

Dr Thomas Dodsley is a Lecturer in Criminology and teaches on a range of subjects across various social science programmes. Dr Dodsley's teaching and research expertise lie in the fields of youth justice, cultural criminology and qualitative research methods.

Elisabeth Doherty in a classroom
Lecturer in Law

As a Lecturer in Law, Liz teaches the fundamental principles of the English legal system and Family Law. She is also First Year Tutor on the LLB course. 

Senior Lecturer in Law

Jo Drummond Child is a senior lecturer in law and the programme leader for the BA (Hons) Law with Foundation Year. Prior to joining the University, Jo was a barrister. Jo is also the academic lead for collaborative programmes for law and social science partnerships.