School of Education and Sociology


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Dr Jane Creaton

  • Qualifications: LLB (Hons) Law (Warwick), MSc Legal Studies (Edinburgh), PgCert Elearning (Sheffield), EdD (Sussex), MBA Higher Education Management (UCL) and Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Role Title: Reader in Higher Education & Associate Dean (Academic) (on research leave until 31/08/19)
  • Address: St George's Building, 141 High Street, Portsmouth, PO1 2HY
  • Telephone: 023 9284 3976
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  • Department: School of Education and Sociology
  • Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences


Dr Jane Creaton is a Reader in Higher Education. She is currently leading on two funded research projects: Postgraduate Research Student Mental Health and Wellbeing (supported by £150,000 from the Office for Students Catalyst Fund) and The Role of Heads of Academic Departments. She was previously Principal Lecturer in Criminal Law and Criminal Justice in the Institute of Criminal Justice, where she published on a range of topics including vulnerable witnesses, the legal profession and criminal justice policy. She contributes to the Professional Doctorate in Education and the Graduate School Development Programme and is supervising several professional doctorate and PhD students.


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