FHEA, MA (Glam), PgCert (Cardiff)
Lecturer (Teaching and Scholarship)
I am a lecturer in the School of Journalism, Media and Culture. I have a passion for learning and teaching and participate within the school at all levels, to include formally acting as course director for our very successful MA International Public Relations and Global Communications Management
I teach at postgraduate and at undergraduate level. Current postgraduate teaching includes Digital Communications Management, a core module on the MA International Public Relations, personal tutoring and dissertation supervision. At undergraduate level I lead on the 2nd-year optional module: Fashion Futures: Technology, Innovation and Society.
|External examiner||MA Public Relations, Communications, and the Media||University of Gloucestershire||2019 - present|
|External examiner||MSc Digital Marketing||University of Chester||2014 - 2018|
|External examiner||BA Advertising||University of Chester||2015 - 2018|
|Teaching & Learning||Higher Education Authority (HEA), Teaching Fellow|
|Project Management||Prince2 practitioner|
I joined the school in 2001 with over 15 years of professional experience in design, visual communications, management, and project management. Professional experience spans design and production at Regional Magazines, design, branding and product development at Letraset Computer Graphics, unit setup, management, training and launch of digital-first journal production processes at Reed Elsevier, web team leadership, management and product launches for Thomson Reuters premium services.
Technology and digital innovation is a common thread throughout my career and I consider myself privileged to have experienced, and at times led on, digital-firsts throughout this time.
|MA Business (CPD)|
|PG University Teaching and Learning|
|Higher Education Teaching Fellow (FHEA)|
|PG Cert Counselling|
|Level / Course||Role||Years||Location|
|MA / Digital Communications Management
||Module Leader||2010 - present||Cardiff|
|BA / Fashion Futures: Technology, Innovation, and Society
||Module Leader||2018 - present||Cardiff|
|BA / Social Media Trends
||Module Leader||2012 - 2018||Cardiff|
|MA / Communications for Documentary
||Lecturer||2014 - 2018||Cardiff|
|MA / Minimags for Diploma Magazine
||Lecturer||2010 - 1014||Cardiff|
|MA / Digital Platforms for MA International Journalism
||Lecturer||2009 - 2015||Cardiff|
|BA / Language, Media, and Manipulation
||Lecturer||2009 - 2012||Cardiff|
|BA / Visual Design
||Lecturer||2008 - 2009||Cardiff|
|BA / Culture of Childhood
||Lecturer||2003 - 2004||Cardiff|
|2013 - 2014||AHRC / REACT Internet of Things (IoT)*||£50,000|
|2007||Interdisciplinary / Interprofessional Collaboration Teaching and Learning
|2005||Innovative Teaching and Learning
Areas of interest include: Visual communications and design, brands and branding, the future of fashion, technology and innovation
*Funded Projects: Principle investigator/project lead for the AHRC / REACT-funded project Fans on Foot. The project explored fandom in relation to the Internet of Things (IoT), namely interactions and experiences that exist between individuals and [internet] connected physical objects.
I have supervised dissertations at postgraduate level for 10 years. Supervision is in the area of international public relations and global communications management, exploring themes such as corporate social responsibility, marketing, branding, visual communications, digital and emerging communications practices.