School of Education and Sociology


Head of School

Dr Catherine Carroll-Meehan Head of School

Academic Staff

Dr George Ackers Senior Lecturer - Sociology
Mrs Sarah Barton Senior Lecturer
Dr Joanne Brindley Academic Professional Apprenticeship Course Leader
Professor Chris Brown Professor of Education
Dr Anna Bull Senior Lecturer in Sociology
Dr Joseph Burridge Principal Lecturer in Sociology and Subject Area Leader
Dr Joy Chalke Senior Lecturer
Ms April Chandler Learning Development Tutor
Dr Phil Clements Principal Lecturer in Police Studies
Mr Mark Corominas-Casey Senior Lecturer, Initial Teacher Training (Mathematics)
Dr Jane Creaton Reader in Higher Education & Associate Dean (Academic) (on sabbatical from this role until 31/12/18)
Mr Joe Davey Senior Lecturer in Education Studies
Dr Angeline Dharmaraj-Savicks Lecturer in Education Studies
Dr Simon Edwards MBE Senior Lecturer in Youth Studies
Dr Ann Emerson Lecturer in Education Studies
Dr Jessica Gagnon Senior Research Fellow
Mrs Sukh Hamilton Senior Lecturer
Ms Suzy Horton Senior Lecturer
Dr Sylvia Horton Honorary Principal Lecturer
Dr Laura Hyman Senior Lecturer in Sociology
Dr Naheem Jabbar Senior Lecturer in Sociology
Mr Ian Johnson Learning Development Tutor
Dr Terese Jonsson Senior Lecturer in Sociology
Dr Charles Leddy-Owen Senior Lecturer in Sociology
Ms Elizabeth Lord Senior Teaching Fellow, Initial Teacher Training
Mr Simon Marsden Senior Lecturer, Initial Teacher Training
Mrs Emma Maynard Senior Lecturer
Dr Kevin McSorley Senior Lecturer in Sociology
Mr Will Medhurst Senior Lecturer
Dr Charlotte Meierdirk Senior Lecturer
Dr Rusten Menard Lecturer in Social Psychology
Dr Rachel Moss Research Associate
Dr Martin Myers Lecturer
Mrs Chris Neanon Associate Head (Academic) and Principal Lecturer
Dr Emily Nicholls Senior Lecturer in Sociology
Mrs Joanne Park Senior Lecturer in Post-Compulsory Education
Dr Ann Patey Partnership Manager
Mr Andrew Porter Director of Initial Teacher Training
Dr Jacqueline Priego Senior Lecturer in Social Psychology
Ms Tanya Riordan Senior Lecturer
Mr Alex Sabine Teaching Fellow in Further Education and Training
Dr Francesca Salvi Senior Lecturer in Childhood Studies
Dr Lexie Scherer Senior Lecturer in Childhood Studies
Dr Gina Sherwood Associate Head (Students) and Senior Lecturer
Dr Bethany Simmonds Senior Lecturer in Sociology
Dr Wendy Sims-Schouten Associate Head (Research and Innovation) and Reader in Childhood Studies
Professor Barry Smart Professor of Sociology
Mr Andy Smith Senior Lecturer
Dr Simon Stewart Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Deputy Director, CEISR
Dr Germaine Stockbridge Lecturer in Social Psychology
Mrs Jane Wood Senior Lecturer
Dr Yuwei Xu Lecturer in Children and Family Studies

Professional Staff

Mrs Jackie Jefferson Principal School Manager
Mrs Kim Collins Deputy School Manager
Mrs Sarah Bayliss Course Administrator
Ms Erika Cartland Senior Registry Officer
Mrs Amanda Cole Senior Course Administrator
Mrs Anne Hunt Course Administrator
Mrs Amanda Jones School Administrator
Mr Joshua Coyle Student Placement Officer
Ms Sandra Kerr Receptionist / Course Administrator
Mrs Laura Lawton Course Administrator
Mrs Karen Nixon ETF Project Co-ordinator
Ms Holly Parkes Apprentice Project Administrative Assistant
Mr Jacob Rule Apprentice Course Administrative Assistant
Ms Sandra Smith Course Administrator
Mrs Debbie Wilkins Finance Administrator