Dr Catherine Baker studied Fine Art at Central St. Martins College of Art and Design followed by an MA in Drawing at Wimbledon School of Art, completing her PhD by Publication in 2012. As a practising artist and researcher, she has lectured widely and participated in a number of international drawing initiatives including...
Dr Simon Barber researches, writes and lectures about popular music, the music industries, digital culture and jazz. As a member of the Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research, Simon is particularly interested in the study of songwriting, and relationships between creative workers and industry. He convenes the...
Senior Lecturer (subject lead), Health Leadership and Management
Dr Fouad Berrahou joined the University in 2014 as Subject Lead in Health Leadership and Management and Programme Director for the online MBA in Health. In 2010, founded a start-up company, Founouvel Informatics, Inc., in Oran, Algeria and directed the development and testing of an intuitive and integrated electronic health...
Senior Lecturer, Academic Lead Birmingham City University Oracle Academy
Jagdev’s main teaching area is database courses. She has experience of being a Course Director. Jagdev taught at the Open University for five years and has been external examiner for the British Computer Society (BCS) and Edexcel. She has reviewed conference papers and project proposals for ICS Development Fund Evaluations...
Reader in Interdisciplinary Practice and Research with Families
Dr. Carolyn Blackburn worked in a range of charities and education settings before taking up an academic post. She has taught in four Universities at undergraduate and post-graduate levels. Carolyn has worked on numerous research projects related to inclusion, disability and child/family wellbeing. She is...
Senior Lecturer in Primary Languages
Emma has had 20 years’ experience as a teacher in the UK and in Chile. She has worked in an HE university for seven years and specialises in English and foreign languages pedagogy. Emma's undergraduate degree focused on Drama in Education and has a postgraduate degree in Applied Linguistics.
Senior Lecturer in Social Psychology, Teaching, Learning and Quality Lead
After completing her BSc in psychology in 2006 at the University of Southampton, Elle Boag was awarded both the school of psychology prize and the BPS prize for best dissertation in the Wessex region. Subsequently, she continued onto an MSc in research methods in psychology which she completed in 2007.
Associate Dean for Applied Research and Enterprise
Professor Simon Bolton graduated from the Royal College of Art and has a PhD from the Business School at Manchester Metropolitan University. He is an internationally acclaimed designer, researcher, author and innovation consultant. Simon is also Associate Dean for Applied Research and Enterprise in the Faculty of the Arts,...
Senior Lecturer in Drama Education
Christopher is a Senior Lecturer in Drama Education here at BCU. Before this role he worked in a secondary school as a Drama Advanced Skills Teacher. He has a keen interest in how drama can create spaces for dialogic learning by working with reasoned imagination and the impact of the education systems on the nature of drama in...
Lecturer in Drama
Dr Paola Botham (née Sotomayor) teaches theatre history and theory at the School of English and the Birmingham School of Acting (BSA). She was born in Chile, where she studied Journalism and Aesthetics at Universidad Católica (ranked among the top three academic institutions in Latin America) and worked as a culture journalist...