Staff profile

Dr Claire Tupling

Senior Lecturer in Postgraduate Studies


Social Sciences


College of Arts, Humanities and Education


Institute of Education


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus



Senior Lecturer in Postgraduate Studies.

Programme Leader for the Doctor of Education (EdD)

Disability co-ordinator, College of Arts, Humanities and Education

Teaching responsibilities

As Programme Leader for the Doctor of Education (EdD) I support students in a combination of taught modules and independent study supervisions.

I also deliver modules on research methods, educational theory, policy and critical appoaches to digital education on  a number of  postgraduate taught programmes. 

Research interests

Membership of professional bodies


Recent conferences

Tupling, C. (2016). Free Schools as Imagined Communities, Educational (In)equalities: Towards an elite but not elitist society, British Sociological Association. University of Warwick, 11th March.

Tupling, C. (2017) The datafication of student life: The ethical and moral landscapes of student digital data, The Digital Everyday: Exploration or Alienation? Centre for Digital Culture, King's College London, 6th May

Tupling, C. (2017) Stammering as dis/ability in Black Swan Green, David Mitchell Conference, School of English, University of St. Andrews, 3rd June

Tupling, C (2019) The additional labour of academics who stammer, Silence on Campus: making a noise about stammering, SOAS, University of London, 19th January


Experience in industry

Additional interests and activities

Recent Reviews

Tupling, C. (2017) Review of Dysfluencies: On Speech Disorders in Modern Literature by Chris Eagle, Reviewed in Speaking Out, [online] London: British Stammering Association, Available at

Networking Activities

#LTHEchat every Wednesday 8-9pm GMT

Recent publications

Tupling, C. (2018) ‘Documenting an educational imaginary – representations of schooling in British documentary films’, in M. Terziea (Ed) Образователни кинохоризонти (Educational Cinema Horizons), Burgas: Libra Scorp

Tupling, C.L. and Outhwaite, D., (2017) ‘Developing an identity as an EdD leader: A reflexive narrative account’, Management in Education31(4), pp.153-158.

Tupling, C.L. (2017) ‘A School for our Community:  critically assessing discourses of marginality in the establishment of a Free School’ in S Blackman and R Rogers (Eds) Youth Marginality in Britain: Contemporary Studies of Austerity, Bristol: Policy Press