Academic Achievement

Senior Fellow of Higher Educational Academy
Co-coordinator of Family Ties Network
Steering Group Committee Member: Black Country Visual Arts
2019 Coordinator and panel chair: Association of Photographers in Higher Education summer conference, Photography and Collaboration, Coventry University
2019 Panel chair: ‘Photography and the Archive,’ Memories of the Future International Conference, Centre for Study of Cultural Memory, IMLR, University of London – reconvened with Family Ties Network at Regents University
2018 Winner of  the Coventry University excellence award: Student employability initiative
2018 Shortlisted for the Association of Photographers in Higher Education (APHE) teaching award
2018 External panelist for BA Digital Photography revalidation, Ravensbourne
2017-(ongoing) Officer of Teaching and Learning, course development approval review panel (CDAR), Coventry University
2017-18 Ethics committee member, Coventry University
2017-21 External examiner BA Photography, Christchurch Canterbury
2016-20 Chief external examiner. Institute of Photography, Falmouth University & external examiner, BA Photography, Falmouth University
2016 Grant reviewer: Women in Photography. The Leverhulme Trust
2016/17 Part of the semesterisation rewrite BA Photography, Coventry University
2016 Reader on MA MCC validation, Coventry University
2016 Shortlisted for the Wharton-QS Stars reimagine education award
2016 ECR research funding, Coventry University
2015/16 Participant on the ECR development program, Coventry University
2015 External panelist BA Photography validation, University of South Wales
2014/15 Part of the course re-write team BA Photography, Coventry University
2014 PGCert Higher Education professional practice, Coventry University
1998 External panelist, MA Photography validation. Falmouth College of Art

Assistant Professor:BA Photography, Coventry University (2019-current)
Module leader and team teacher across theory, practice and professional practice on BA Photography. Responsible for curriculum planning, development & delivery, internal and external module moderation.
Coordinator of APHE Photography and Collaboration conference (2019). In addition, coordinator of a number of research symposiums with the Family Ties Network at Coventry University. Continue to sit on the CDAR committee as an officer of teaching and learning.

Senior Lecturer: BA Photography, Coventry University (2012-2019)
Ranked 1st for Photography and Film: Guardian University Guide 2015 and 2018, 2019. TEF Gold. Co HoLevel 1 (2016/17). Head of level 2 (2012-16) Responsible for curriculum planning, delivering and generating new content, internal and external module moderation. Lead on flagship #openmedia practice module PICBOD & Community Culture & Identity. Drawing from professional experience, lead on a number of cross-level professional mapping modules, contributor to level 1 Photo theory & practice and level 3 independent practice. University champion for internationalisation and intercultural learning. Course leader with online international learning collaborative projects. Organised a number of national and international student field trips and is one of the university’s global leaders.

Teaching and learning conference papers
What colour is sacred? (focused on online international learning)
2015 EuroSoTL 2015: Bridging Boundaries through the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning. Cork, Ireland
2015 Transforming Futures: Disruption, Connection & innovation Conference, Coventry University
2014 The Betty Leask internationalisation symposium, Coventry University
From the I to the we (Thunderstorm paper delivered about collaborative learning)
2014 Aiming High in Teaching & Learning. Sheffield Hallam University
2014 Portfolio careers: Conference paper Photography Symposium. Falmouth University

Applied research: academic development projects
2015 Lead academic International Global Leader Program Coventry University
2014/15 Lead academic European Regional funded Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise Network collaborative learning project between Coventry University and Duck Rabbit Media
2014/15 Contributing academic on the development of the (CGE) online international learning collaborative classes, Coventry University
2012-14 Contributing academic on co-funded Coventry University & (EDRF) Creative Enterprise project