Staff in the School of Art and Creative Industries are committed to an excellent educational experience. We are proud of the quality of our teaching, our creative skills and our research. Our permanent staff are industry-experienced professionals, and we also employ industry practitioners and visiting lecturers for some specialist teaching. 

Meet the Teaching Team

Head of School: Dr Carlota Larrea

Art and Design

Performing Arts

  • Dr Tamara Ashley Senior Lecturer in Dance, Course Co-ordinator for MA Dance Choreography and Performance
  • Dr Louise Douse Lecturer in Dance
  • Amalia Garcia Senior Lecturer in Dance, Course Co-ordinator for BA (Hons) Performing Arts
  • Sadie Hunt Senior Lecturer in Dance, Course Co-ordinator for BA (Hons) Dance and Professional Practice
  • Peader Kirk Lecturer in Theatre
  • Richard Mann Tutor in Acting
  • Alex Perry Technical Co-ordinator
  • Jamie Spirito Technician / Demonstrator

Journalism & Media Communications

Creative Writing

Media Production

  • Anthony Greenbank Senior Lecturer in Television Production
  • Jenny Poulton Tutor in Media Make–up
  • Rachel Clark Senior Lecturer in Media Performance
  • Professor Luke Hockley Professor of Media Analysis
  • Jacqueline Lane Senior Lecturer in Media
  • Beverly McColgan Tutor in Media Make-up
  • Chloe McKinlay Lecturer in Media Performance
  • Kathryn Pugh Senior Lecturer in Cultural Industries
  • Dr Riana Walsh Senior Lecturer in Music Technology and Partnerships Coordinator
  • Dr Maria Wiener Senior Lecturer in Media Performance
  • Martin Thurlow Media Production Technician and Demonstrator


See also the Research Institute for Media, Arts and Performance (RIMAP) for details on staff research activities and publications.