Your Psychology MSc teaching team

The Psychology teaching team are specialists not only in their area of psychology, but also in online learning delivery, so you can be assured of a supportive and structured learning experience.

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Academic Lead for Psychology and Course Director

Dr Alice Doherty, Academic lead for psychology, is a multidisciplinary teacher with varied teaching experience in a range of subjects including Psychology and English as a Foreign Language.

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Lecturer in Psychology

Lecturer in Psychology, Dr Dean Fido, joined the University of Derby Online Learning in January 2018 as a Lecturer in Psychology. After completing his PhD at Nottingham Trent University, he completed post-doctoral research at the Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging (University of Oxford).

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Academic Lead in Psychology

Dr Gülcan Garip is the Academic Lead for the MSc and PG Diploma Psychology programmes and teaches on the MSc Health Psychology programme. Gülcan is a registered Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS), a registered Health Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council, and a member of the BPS Division of Health Psychology.

Lecturer in Psychology

Lecturer in Psychology

Lecturer in Psychology, Melanie Haughton, has worked in education since 2000. Melanie has worked as a Higher Education Learning Mentor as well as a Graduate Teaching Assistant at Lancaster University and originally worked as an Associate Academic at the University of Derby.

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Lecturer in Psychology

Lecturer in Psychology, Dr Dan Herron, joined the University of Derby Online Learning in August 2019. During his PhD at Keele University, he worked as a teaching fellow for 4 years and taught on a range of undergraduate and postgraduate taught modules.  

Lecturer for Psychology, Dr Ryan Lumber, was awarded a full scholarship for a PhD at Derby in 2013, after which Ryan worked as a Lecturer in Psychology at De Montfort University before returning to the University of Derby in 2019.