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Dr Geoff Willcocks

Director of Arts, Culture and Heritage| Dr Geoff Willcocks is Director of Arts and Culture at Coventry University, where he was also formerly the Head of Department for Performing Arts. He is also the Chair of Coventry's Music Education Hub and the Chair of Music Coventry.

Chris Johnson

Associate Professor| Director of Design Project Work, with overall responsibility for all commercial design activity within the purpose built studios attached to the School of Art and Design.

Janice Smith

Assistant Professor in Sociology| Janice Smith has been teaching Sociology at Coventry University for over ten years. She has also taught at the University of Leicester and the University of East London (UEL). 

Frank Magee

Head of School| Frank works for the Faculty of Arts and Humanities in the School of Humanities

John Burns

Course Director and Assistant Professor in MA Illustration and Animation| John has had animation work shown at the Astrium Space Technology Conference, Space Room, The Science Museum, London Oct 2010 and at Farnborough Airshow between 2007-2009. He has had exhibitions in Blackburn, The Lake District, Birmingham (MAC), Bath, Wardour Street, London, Frankfurt, and Paris individually and within groups.

Rachelle Viader Knowles

Associate Head of School- International | Dr Rachelle Viader Knowles is an artist, educator and researcher. Her most recent works explore text and language, translocality, dialogue as art, and artistic practices/methods developed through participation, collaboration and networks. 

Zoe Gazeley-Eke

Assistant Professor in Academic English | School of Humanities | Faculty of Arts and Humanities | Email:

Pauline Maleyrie

Assistant Lecturer in French | School of Humanities | Faculty of Arts and Humanities | Email:

Dr. Damian Sutton

Professor of Photography Theory and Culture| Damian leads research support and development in the School of Media and Performing Arts, working with researchers and research practitioners in media production, photography, theatre, music and dance.

George Hulene

Lecturer in Finance | School of Economics, Finance and Accounting | College of Business and Law | Email:

Brett Sanders

Lecturer in History | School of Humanities | College of the Arts and Society | Email:

Rebecca Gladwin-Geoghegan

Associate Head of School at Coventry Law School | College of Business and Law |

Dr Neshat Safari | Business and Law

Lecturer and Researcher | Coventry Law School | College of Business and Law | Email:

Dr Bianca Wright

An award-winning technology journalist whose work has appeared in consumer and trade magazines and websites, in the US, the UK, Australia, South Africa and Europe.

Una Murphy

Publisher VIEW magazine and website, specialising in social affairs journalism.

Han Zhang

|Lecturer in Business Analytics Han Zhang has had active teaching roles, her most current role was as Module Leader for Data Mining Methodologies and Applications for Postgraduate students.

Dr Tony Meacham | Business and Law

Assistant Professor in Law | Researcher in Constitutional Law | Coventry Law School | Faculty of Business and Law | Email: 

Ayesha Shahid

Ayesha Shahid

Sanna Wicks

Sanna Wicks | School of Media and Performing Arts

Lorraine Barron | Business and Law

Assistant Professor in Law | Coventry Law School | Faculty of Business and Law | Email: