Staff

Senior Lecturer in Performance

Performing Arts and Theatre

Martin Leedham in the print workshop.
Technical Instructor - Print

Martin Leedham is the Technical Instructor in Print within the School of Art. Martin has over twenty years experience of working in education and has been at the University of Derby since 2010. Martin is passionate about print / printmaking and helping students gain print skills. 

Richard Levesley at our Markeaton Street site
Programme Leader

Drawing is at the core of Richards practice. He is particularly interested in sketchbooks, gathering ideas exploring various drawing processes and illustrative outcomes. His research practice explores drawing, digital process and printed in relation to commercial Illustration and directly informs my teaching.

Caroline Locke at YSP with tuning forks
Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Arts

Associate Professor Caroline Locke works as an artist and artistic researcher. Her research is attuned to natural ecologies. Finding ways to understand and respond to new geological age, she develops kinetic sculptures, large-scale immersive installations, and sound works. One focus of her research is on identifying the need for closer connection and greater understanding of nature.

Gemma Marmalade smiling
Assistant Head of Discipline - Art and Photography Programme Leader - Photography

Dr. Gemma Marmalade is Assistant Head of Discipline to Art and Photography in the School of Art; Programme Leader for BA Hons. Photography; an internationally exhibited artist, researcher, and award-winning academic specialising in experimental approaches to the radical intersections of photography and performance, playfully negotiating the authenticity of the speaking voice.

Alice Marshall
Lecturer in Dance | Programme Leader Dance – Déda

Choreography is at the core of Alice’s practice, exploring digital projection and dance with her company Adaire to Dance. This research feeds into her teaching on the MA Dance & Choreography and she is committed to training and nurturing the talent of aspiring dance artists.

Researcher and Lecturer in Fine Art

Paula McCloskey is a Researcher and Lecturer in Fine Art in the School of Arts

Daithi McMahon
Senior Lecturer in Media

Daithí is senior lecturer in media, teaching across both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. 

Hazel Milwain at our Chandos Pole site.
Technical Advisor - Fashion & Textiles

Hazel Milwain is a technical advisor for the Fashion Programmes. 

Senior Lecturer: Visual Culture

Dr Ian Neal is module leader for historical and theoretical modules on various design disciplines at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. His work encourages art and design students consider historical, theoretical and intellectual inquiry around their disciplines which is meaningful, purposeful and enlightening.