School of Media and Performing Arts

Staff

Head of School

NamePositionEmail
Jane Chandler Head of School

Academic Staff

NamePositionEmail
Dr Emma Austin Senior Lecturer (Film and Media)
Dr Trudy Barber Senior Lecturer (Media); Course Leader – BA (Hons) Media and Digital Practice; Admissions Tutor (Media)
Dr George Burrows Reader in Performing Arts; Section Leader – Drama and Musical Theatre; Level 5 Tutor (Drama and Musical Theatre)
John Caro Principal Lecturer (Film and Media); Assistant Head of School; Level 4 Tutor (Film)
Laura Doye Lecturer (Dance)
Dr Laurie Ede Principal Lecturer (Film and Media); Course Leader – Film and Media
Dr Christine Etherington-Wright Senior Lecturer (Film)
Dr Laurel Forster Senior Lecturer (Media); Course Leader – MA Media and Communication
Dr David Garland Senior Lecturer (Media); Level 4 Tutor (Media)
Dr Lincoln Geraghty Reader in Popular Media Cultures; Level 6 Tutor (Film)
Dr Alison Habens Senior Lecturer (Creative Writing); Course Leader, Creative Writing undergraduate courses; Level 6 Tutor (Creative Writing); Admissions (Creative Writing)
Dr Stephen Harper Senior Lecturer (Media); Level 6 Tutor (Media)
Dr Erika Hughes Senior Lecturer (Drama and Performance)
Colin Jagger Director of Music
Dr Rebecca Janicker Senior Lecturer (Film and Media)
Dr Laura MacDonald Senior Lecturer (Musical Theatre); Admissions (Drama and Musical Theatre
Dr Ben Macpherson Principal Lecturer (Musical Theatre); acting Section Leader, Drama and Musical Theatre; Course Leader (Musical Theatre); Level 4 Tutor (Drama and Musical Theatre)
Dr Garrett Monaghan Senior Lecturer (Media)
Dr Van Norris Senior Lecturer (Film and Media); Level 5 Tutor (Media)
Dr Steven O'Brien Senior Lecturer (Creative Writing); Course Leader, MA Creative Writing; Level 5 Tutor (Creative Writing)
Dylan Pank Teaching Fellow (Film and Media); Level 5 Tutor (Film)
Dr Deborah Shaw Reader in Film Studies; Course Leader, MRes Creative Industries; School Research Degrees Coordinator
Lucy Shuttleworth Senior Lecturer (Creative Writing)
Professor Justin Smith Professor of Media Industries; Reader in British Film Culture
Mr Matt Smith Senior Lecturer (Drama)
Dr Graham Spencer Reader in Political Conflict
Tom Sykes Senior Lecturer (Media and Creative Writing)
Dr Sophia Wood Senior Lecturer (Media)

Professional Staff

NamePositionEmail
Thomas Coombs Course Administrator (Level 4)
Paula Heiron Course Administrator (Level 5 and MA Media & Communication)
Imogen Jeffery School Manager
David Ratcliffe Course Administrator (Level 6 and MA Creative Writing)
Jackie Walker School Administrator

Technical Staff

NamePositionEmail
Walid Benkhaled Production Manager
Russ Percy Lead Technician
Greg Smith Lead Technician