Our researchers

A headshot of Dr Rachael Ita
Lecturer in Law

As Programme Leader of the LLM programme, Dr Rachael Ita is responsible for the effective planning, monitoring and review of the programme. She also provides academic advice and pastoral support to students.  Rachael is also a Lecturer in law, with teaching responsibilities at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in the Derby Law School.

Senior Lecturer in Psychology

As a part-time Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Dr Simon Sherwood teaches on a variety of foundation and undergraduate psychology modules. He is interested in the psychology of the paranormal, with a particular interest in hauntings and apparitions and experimental investigations of dream ESP.

Research Professor in Criminology

As a Research Professor in Criminology, Stephen devotes most of his time to his own research interests (which include studying the impact of Thatcherism on crime and the criminal justice system, why people stop offending and the fear of crime), and helping colleagues develop their own research plans and careers. 

Daniel Coopers Staff Profile Picture
Technical Instructor for Entertainment Engineering and Technical Lead for Makerspace

As a Technical Instructor for the Entertainment Engineering degrees at the University of Derby, Daniel Cooper supports staff and students with their learning and teaching activities. He also acts as the Technical Lead of the student-run Makerspace. Daniel has a hands on approach to learning and encourages all students to get involved.

Tony Anosike
Senior Lecturer in Supply Chain Management

Tony's research interests are in the areas of Supply Chain Sustainability and Resilience, Food Supply Chain, Lean and Agile Manufacturing, Industry 4.0, Internet of Things, Blockchain and Big Data applications in supply chain. As well as supervising PhD, MSc/MBA and undergraduate projects, he also teaches across both postgraduate and undergraduate programmes in the Derby Business School.

Dr Amy Baraniak
Lecturer in Psychology

Amy teaches across both the undergraduate and postgraduate Psychology programmes and is assistant programme leader for our MSc Health Psychology programme. She is also involved in supervising undergraduate and postgraduate student projects and is an early-career researcher representative on the University Professorial Council.

Ang Bartram reading book about dog theory to Oscar the dog
Associate Professor and Head of Arts Research

Ang works as an artist and artistic researcher. Her research focuses on documentation as an act of ephemeral art process, and with animality and empathy (as acted and/or intuitively behaved) in human-animal companion-species relationships.

Andy Bloor
Senior Lecturer in ITE and SEND Programme Lead: iPGCE

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.

Robert Burstow
Associate Professor in History and Theory of Art

As Associate Professor of History and Theory of Art, Dr Robert Burstow leads students undertaking post-graduate research in Arts and supervises PhD students researching the history and theory of art and/or contemporary Fine Art practice. He also teaches on the BA (Hons) Fine Art and MA Fine Art programmes. He has published extensively on the history of twentieth-century British art.

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